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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Sun Life Financial Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa” of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life) (Ontario, Canada) and Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI) – the core insurance subsidiaries of Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) (Ontario, Canada) [NYSE: SLF] (collectively referred to as Sun Life Group). Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “a” and the existing Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IR) of SLF.

Additionally, AM Best has affirmed the FSR of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICR of “a-” of Independence Life and Annuity Company (Independence) (Wilmington, DE), a strategic subsidiary of SLF. Lastly, AM Best has affirmed the FSR of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term ICR of “bbb+” of Professional Insurance Company (Dallas, TX), an SLF run-off subsidiary. The outlook of

Coronavirus Canada Updates: RCMP launch to start with criminal investigation into COVID-19 loss of life at Alberta meat plant

Coronavirus Canada Updates: RCMP launch initially criminal investigation into COVID-19 death at Alberta meat plant

A official criticism has been filed with the RCMP in link with the loss of life of a worker at the Cargill meat plant in Significant River. It will be the first legal investigation into a COVID-19 connected office demise in Canada.

The criticism was submitted by Ariana Quesada, the 16-calendar year-aged daughter of Benito Quesada, who was hospitalized with COVID-19 in April. Quesada was one particular of hundreds of staff at the Cargill plant infected with the virus. He died in clinic throughout Could.

His daughter is alleging prison carelessness, expressing the company didn’t do more than enough to guard workers from the an infection.

“We have filed a criticism … to at last deliver justice to my father … to finally maintain Cargill accountable for what they did,” Ariana Quesada claimed, fighting back