Protect your business 

As a business owner, it's important to consider how you can protect your business. I’ve got the solutions that can help keep your business running smoothly if anything happens to you or your partners. 


Help your employees build more secure financial futures 

Benefits and retirement savings plans can help you attract and retain employees and give them resources to help improve their physical, financial and mental wellbeing. I can help you determine what kind of plan will work for your employees and your business. 

Ask an advisor: Should I get benefits for my small business? 

Find out how group benefits plan can help retain staff, improve morale and productivity, and keep your employees healthy and at work.



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Description: This animated video introduces a character named Greg and his advisor with illustrated graphics to show how benefits can help a small business owner.

Text: Ask an advisor: Should I get benefits for my small business?

Description: An illustration of a storefront draws into the frame.

Greg: My employees have been asking for workplace benefits. Are they right for my business?

Description: Greg stands behind a counter of baked goods while talking on the phone. An employee carrying empty coffee cups on a tray walks into the frame.

Advisor: I'm in the neighborhood. I’ll stop by.

Description: Cut to a close-up shot of Greg.

Advisor: In today’s competitive job market, group benefits can be a great way to invest in your company’s health.

Description: The advisor sits on a stool at a high table with her laptop. Greg serves her tea.

Advisor: They can help you attract and retain staff

Description: The camera zooms out to show Greg in a circle. Two more circles appear with Greg’s employees inside each.

Advisor: Improve morale and productivity

Description: The camera zooms into one of the employees. Text “Morale” and “Productivity” appear, each with an indicator showing a high rating.

Advisor: And keep your employees healthy at work.

Description: The camera zooms out of the employee to show them safely carrying a large box.

Advisor: There are plans available for companies as small as two people.

Description: Cut to Greg and the advisor talking in the café.

Advisor: You can start with basic benefits such as prescription drugs, dentalcare, disability, life, critical illness and accident insurance.

Description: Illustrations animate into the frame to represent each benefit.

Advisor: Then as your business grows, you can add a retirement and savings plan.

Description: Two illustrations appear: a Muskoka chair for retirement and a piggy bank for savings.

Greg: But can I afford it?

Description: Cut to a medium shot of Greg.

Advisor: Adding workplace benefits can be less expensive than pay raises. When you raise pay, you also increase your contributions to public pension plans, employment insurance and worker’s compensation. With benefits, you don’t have to. You just make the monthly payments.

Description: Three illustrations of the benefits return. A list appears, titled “No increases in:” with “Employer contributions under Canada and Quebec pension plans,” “Employment insurance” and “Worker’s compensation” in a column.

Advisor: And our apps and online services can make administering your plan easy and secure.

Description: Cut to the advisor with her laptop turned towards Greg. The My Canada Life at Work dashboard is displayed.

Advisor: Let’s talk about creating a group benefits plan that works for you, your employees and your business.

Description: The camera zooms out to show Greg and the advisor.

Text “Let’s talk. Contact me today.” appears onscreen with a legal line: “Video produced by Canada Life. 1-204-946-1190”