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North American Life Assurance Company - History

North American Life

1879, North American Mutual Life Insurance Company incorporates by an Act of Parliament.

1881, North American Mutual Life Insurance Company commences business.

1897, Name of company changes from North American Mutual Life Insurance Company to North American Life Assurance Company.

1983, North American Life Assurance Company acquires Monarch Life Assurance Company. Monarch Life Assurance Company is wound up a year later.

1994, North American Life Assurance Company acquires the business of Sun Alliance and London Assurance Company (Canada). Sun Alliance and London Assurance Company (Canada) is wound up.

1996, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company amalgamates with North American Life Assurance Company. The company continues as The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.