• May 7 2019

    Rooftop Garden at SSQ Insurance

    In addition to having a green roof on the SSQ Tower in Longueuil, SSQ Insurance will now have its own urban garden. This summer, the roof of the SSQ building at 2505 Laurier Boulevard will be used to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs. It’s a sustainable development initiative that will enable us to give back to the community.

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  • May 6 2019

    SSQ Insurance board director Sylvain Picard receives a Hermès award for his exceptional career

    SSQ Insurance is pleased to highlight the important recognition bestowed upon Sylvain Picard by Université Laval's faculty of administrative sciences. On the occasion of the 39th edition of the Prix Hermès held on last May 2, Sylvain Picard received the Prix Hermès de carrière, the event’s most prestigious award.

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  • April 29 2019

    SSQ Insurance posts excellent financial results at its Annual Meeting celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary

    SSQ Insurance finished the fiscal year with an excellent net income of $94.6 million, representing a 4.6% increase over last year. This result yielded a 10.2% return on equity. The diversification of the company’s operations and its ongoing efforts to reduce administrative expenses helped it reach this level of profitability.

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  • April 17 2019

    Successful launch of the new SSQ Insurance electronic application

    Following the launch in March of its new electronic application form for life and critical illness insurance, SSQ Insurance is proud of the successful reception it has garnered across the country. Popular for its practicality and user-friendliness, the new tool conforms perfectly to the reality of advisors and customers, enabling them to save time and be more efficient.

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  • April 11 2019

    Pierre Genest honoured as 4th degree member of the Ordre du mérite coopératif et mutualiste québécois

    SSQ Insurance is proud to announce that Pierre Genest was honoured by the Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (CQCM) as the recipient of the Ordre du mérite coopératif et mutualiste Québécois 4th degree, award bestowed by the CQCM, at a ceremony held on April 10 in Montreal.

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  • April 1, 2019

    SSQ Insurance employees pranked on April Fool’s Day

    SSQ Insurance employees across the country were astonished to see a school of fish swim through their offices. For April Fool’s, a squad of SSQ Insurance employees wearing fish masks and the company’s colours made its way through the floors, elevators, boardrooms and cafeteria to prank employees and capture their reactions on video.

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  • March 15 2019

    Women in IT Day - A call-to-action that did not go unnoticed

    Following the 2nd edition of the Women in IT Day, held March 5 at Université Laval by ISACA-Québec, honorary chair Michel Loranger, Senior Vice-President – Organizational Performance and Technology at SSQ Assurance, is proud of the 200 participants for promoting the integration of women in the field of information technology.

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  • March 1, 2019

    SSQ Insurance innovates by associating with FlightClaim.ca for the benefit of its community of insureds

    SSQ Insurance is proud to announce its partnership with Late Flight Claim Inc. (herein FlightClaim.ca) to provide its community of insureds with an innovative compensation solution in the event of a cancelled, delayed or overbooked flight. FlightClaim.ca is a Canadian company whose mission is to inform travellers of their rights and defend them against major airlines by offering fast, risk-free options that are free of charge until compensation is obtained.

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  • February 26 2019

    SSQ Insurance Partners with Analytics Leader SAS to Prepare for IFRS 17

    SAS, the leader in analytics is partnering with SSQ Insurance to support their journey toward IFRS 17 compliance. The new International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS 17) is expected to increase the complexity and cost of operating in the industry but will improve financial transparency.

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  • February 6, 2019

    SSQ Insurance CEO Jean-François Chalifoux named 2018 Financial Personality of the Year

    SSQ Insurance proudly welcomed the news of their CEO Jean-François Chalifoux’s designation as the 2018 Financial Personality of the Year. Chalifoux was honoured by an independent jury of industry peers as part of the annual Top 25 financial industry ranking by Finance et Investissement.

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