The Board of Directors of the OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance (OLHI) recently welcomed Mr. Geoff Plant as a new Board Member following their Annual General Meeting held in Toronto on September 13, 2018. Click here to read the release
OLHI has opened an Edmonton office in hopes of raising its profile with Western Canadians. Read the story in the Edmonton Journal.
OLHI received over 2,600 complaints last year – an increase of 23% over last year, writes Journal de l’Assurance (French only).
The Insurance & Investment Journal writes that OLHI has reported an increase in complaint volumes.
OLHI held its annual general meeting and released its annual report for 2016/17, reporting on a year of record numbers and renewed priorities. Highlights: Complaint volumes increase by 23.2% across Canada, marking a historic high Increase in complaints from Quebec (+36.2%), Prairie provinces (+25.6%) and British Columbia (+ 24.4%) Public contacts exceed 87,000 Edmonton office established
Insurance is key if you’re a freelancer, reports the CBC.
You may have some money buried somewhere, writes l’Actualité (French only). Read about how you can find it in inactive accounts – and how OLHI can help you search for the lost life insurance policy of a deceased.
Most Canadians would rather not think about the possibility of a serious illness or accident. The Globe and Mail reports that one in three Canadians will be disabled for 90 days or more at least once before the age of 65.
There’s never been a better time to ensure that clients have disability insurance, writes the Insurance & Investment Journal.
The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association reacted favorably to Quebec’s Autorité des marchés financiers, which praises the benefits of travel insurance. The article in Conseiller (French only) points to OLHI statistics on travel complaints and also to our Find Insurance tool, for consumers seeking travel insurance.