Canadian by birth. Global by reach.
Sun Life is a leading global financial services company with 40,600 employees and 125,900 advisors*, providing insurance and wealth protection solutions to millions of people around the world.
Our history is an exciting story of growth and expansion. We have been there for our Clients in war and peace. Did you know that in 1941, Winston Churchill’s government shipped $5 billion worth of securities to Canada, to safeguard it in a secret vault three floors below Sun Life’s corporate building in Montreal, to help fund Britain’s war effort? Explore more stories below.
In 1996, Sun Life became a pioneer in the High Net Worth (HNW) life insurance market. We introduced innovative life insurance solutions to HNW Clients around the world to help them achieve their wealth preservation and accumulation goals.
We are proud of being able to serve Clients for generations. Our ability to fulfill our obligations is a cornerstone of our solid reputation.
Sun Life History
Since Sun Life was founded more than 150 years ago, we’ve experienced many changes and learned some important lessons along the way. Find out more about our rich history and how we addressed the financial needs of our Clients by putting Clients at the centre of everything we do+.