News

  • SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. credit ratings reaffirmed by A.M. Best A.M. Best Co., an international credit ratings agency devoted to the insurance sector, has affirmed the financial strength rating of “A- (Excellent)” and the issuer credit rating of “a-” of SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., for the sixth consecutive year. The outlook for both ratings is stable.
  • 2017 SSQ Health 5K: a heartwarming story about solidarity The 20th edition of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon held this past weekend served as backdrop to a very heartwarming story. As title sponsor of the event, SSQ Financial Group had invited the children from Carrefour des enfants de Saint-Malo to take part in the SSQ Health 5K event and the young runners rose to the challenge!
  • SSQ Financial Group offers heartfelt condolences to the family of the runner who died on Sunday SSQ Financial Group was deeply saddened to learn that Maxime Pouliot Rochefort died yesterday after running the half marathon at the 2017 SSQ Quebec City Marathon. 
  • SSQ Financial Group and SSQ Quebec City Marathon offer a unique experience to young people SSQ Financial Group salutes the grit and courage of the children of Carrefour des enfants de Saint-Malo for taking on an impressive challenge. After training all summer long, they'll be taking part in the SSQ Health 5K event!
  • Jean-François Chalifoux Elected to the Board of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO of SSQ Financial Group, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) for 2017-2018.
  • SSQ Financial Group Donates to the Association de parents de l’enfance en difficulté SSQ Financial Group proudly donated $7,000, an amount raised at the 2017 Marathon SSQ de Longueuil, to the Association de parents de l’enfance en difficulté (APED).
  • Pignon Bleu: 25 years and 20,000 lives later

    For its 25th anniversary, Pignon Bleu is taking a walk down memory lane to revisit the significant impacts it has had on children and families in Quebec City. This organization, of which SSQ is a long-standing supporter, has come to the aid of over 20,000 children since its creation 25 years ago.

  • Proud sponsor of the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, SSQ is committed to offering efficient, sustainable plans SSQ Financial Group is proud to be associated with the 20th edition of the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, Canada's premier survey on healthcare. This prestigious study takes the pulse of Canadians with employer-sponsored health benefit plans, tracks their overall degree of satisfaction and outlines their health concerns and issues. In the industry, the survey report serves as a benchmark for evaluating emerging trends in healthcare and benefit plans. Understanding health-related issues opens the door to insightful solutions, an objective shared by both Sanofi and SSQ.
  • The Ball of the Mayor of Quebec City 2017: A charity event that brings hope to troubled youth Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume proudly announced the 7th annual Ball of the Mayor of Quebec City for the Fondation Jeunes en Tête. This year's philanthropic event, with SSQ Financial Group CEO Jean-François Chalifoux as its Honorary President and under the auspices of the mayor of Quebec City, will be held on Friday, December 1, at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. Under the theme of Japanese Spring, this festive and prestigious evening will dazzle all who attend by whisking them away to the land of the rising sun, complete with a sumptuous and authentic culinary experience.
  • SSQ Financial Group: Proud sponsor of the 2nd edition of the Marathon SSQ de Longueuil! Convinced of the importance to adopt a healthy lifestyle, SSQ Financial Group is proud to contribute once again to the success of the Marathon SSQ de Longueuil, to be held this Sunday, May 21. After the crowning success of the marathon's first edition, SSQ continues its association as title sponsor of this rallying and family-oriented sports event.
  • SSQ's HealthWise Program Wins Award SSQ received a remarkable award at the inaugural Gala RH organized by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA) for its HealthWise health and wellness program designed to promote workplace attendance.
  • SSQ Financial Group Announces Positive Results and Welcomes New Chairman of the Boards SSQ Financial Group posted positive results in 2016, marking a clear increase over 2015. Insurance business volume rose to $2,342.5 million, thanks to an excellent group insurance retention rate and record individual insurance sales.
  • SSQ Financial Group Makes $700,000 Charitable Donation to the Grande campagne de l’Université Laval SSQ Financial Group has confirmed that it will be making a major financial donation to the Grande campagne de l’Université Laval in the amount of $700,000. The donation will go towards the Mon Équilibre UL program, as well as a strategic joint research project on digital customer experience, and the university’s Rouge et Or volleyball team.
  • SSQ Financial Group Chooses K72 SSQ Financial Group and K72 are proud to announce a new partnership that will see the agency working in close collaboration with SSQ to carry out the company’s strategic ambitions by offering a comprehensive range of communications and marketing services. This is a major account for K72, reaffirming its remarkable growth since last year.
  • Marathon SSQ de Longueuil: A fresh start for the second edition! Given the resounding success of last year’s event, with more than 3,000 runners participating, the Marathon SSQ de Longueuil will be back again on May 21, 2017. Everyone is cordially invited to sign up now for this springtime activity, which will have its fair share of novelty this year.
  • Announcement of Pierre Genest’s Retirement Pierre Genest, director and Chairman of the Board of SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., SSQ Insurance Company Inc. and SSQ, Mutual Management Corporation, will be retiring on April 29, 2017.
  • Université de Montréal and SSQ Financial Group Announce Partnership Effective immediately, all Université of Montréal alumni have access to individual insurance and investment products offered by SSQ Financial Group. The objective of this agreement, which was signed earlier this year, is to optimize the service offer to graduates.
  • Québec's financial community creates the Inclusion fund

    In the wake of the tragic events that recently took place in Québec City, Québec's financial community is now joining forces to establish Inclusion, a philanthropic fund of more than $3.5 million to promote values in which it deeply believes: openness, inclusiveness and equality.

  • Jean-François Chalifoux in the Top 25 of Financial Sector Personalities Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO of SSQ Financial Group, was named one of five finalists in the Insurers category of the prestigious Top 25 of the financial industry, as determined by Finance et Investissement.
  • SSQ Groupe financier remet 113 759 $ à Accès-Loisirs Québec

    SSQ Financial Group proudly presented Accès-Loisirs Québec with a cheque in the amount of $113,759, raised through fundraising efforts organized around the 2016 SSQ Quebec City Marathon.