When you are faced with a diagnosis of a critical illness for yourself or your family, it can be devastating. Critical Illness Insurance can provide the funds you need to help you and your family get through this time of struggle.
Here are the facts:
Nearly one in two Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
In 2017, 206,300 new cases of cancer occurred in Canada (103,200 women and 103,100 men were diagnosed.
About 49% of men and 45% of women will develop cancer during their lifetime.
There are an estimated 63,200 heart attacks each year in Canada. That's one heart attack every seven minutes.
Up to 40,000 cardiac arrests occur each year in Canada. That's one cardiac arrest every 12 minutes.
There are over 50,000 strokes in Canada each year. That's one stroke every 10 minutes.
An estimated one million cases of head injuries are seen yearly in North America emergency departments.
Did You Know?
Critical Illness Policies:
You can choose a policy that stays in force for your whole life, or ends at age 55, 65 or 75 years.
The younger you are when you purchase your insurance, the less expensive the premium.