Group Benefits Insurance Plan Expands – Industrial Alliance Chosen as Key Provider
April 11, 2007

Ottawa, April 15, & July 18, 2007… CATAAlliance Group Insurance Services Division announced today the addition of Industrial Alliance as one of the providers of all Group Insurance Benefits for CATA members. Industrial Alliance has over 1.5 million clients and is one of the 100 largest public companies in Canada.

Ray Morel, CATAAlliance VP of Business Services noted “We continue to forecast future talent shortages in a highly competitive global talent marketplace. Having an attractive employee benefits program is one of the cornerstones for helping CATA members optimize their recruitment and retention strategies.”

He added, “Whether you have a small or large staff, providing the appropriate benefits and incentives is critical to a candidate's evaluation of your compensation program and their future with your enterprise.”

CATAAlliance Group Insurance allows companies, large and small, to take advantage of:

  • Reduced Costs
  • Custom Design Plan Outline
  • Greater plan flexibility
  • High Non-Evidence Maximums
    (starting for co's of 6-19 employees)
  • Innovation-based Underwriting
  • Use of specialty insurers and claims administrators
  • HealthCare spending accounts
  • Simplified administration
  • Volume purchasing power
  • On-line real-time superior Health & Dental Claims adjudication
  • Performance Standards guaranteed in writing
  • In-house Renewal Rating
  • 'Pay-Direct' Benefits
  • TechSpace Canada

CATAAlliance Member (80 employees): an example of benefits and savings

One of our members, is a world leader in the development of digital technology and networks for seismological and environmental studies. The award-winning Canadian exporter was the first company to produce a fully-integrated satellite system specially designed for studying and monitoring earthquakes. The CATA Group Benefits Plan has helped the company realize $79,088 in true, measurable annual savings and improved contractual provisions.

Morel concluded, Since inception in 1995, every client we have served has reduced their group benefits insurance costs 13% to 35%, with no loss of benefits. We are building on this success as we expand the program with leading edge partners.”

++ Action Item:

If you are considering a Group Employee Benefits Plan for your company, or if you currently have a Group Employee Benefits Plan, we will develop and/or review your program and provide a complete proposal. Please contact CATAAlliance President John Reid at  to confirm your interest with Employee Benefits in the Header or call Ray Morel, toll free at 1-800-315-1108.