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Welcome to Kanetix.ca, where you can compare quotes on critical illness insurance with our free and easy to use quote comparison service. Canadians can shop and compare 10-year term critical illness insurance quotes in one easy step from the comfort of their home. This service is available to residents of Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.


Introduction to critical illness insurance

A critical illness can strike anyone at any time. In today's world of modern medicines and superior technology, critical illnesses like cancer, that were once mortal can be--and are often--survived. But to get back on your feet has a propensity to be pricey and time-consuming. To protect yourself, and assure your family's future, critical illness insurance is there so that you remain financially secure until you are able to go back to work and produce a salary.

You purchase critical illness insurance, like term life insurance, for a specified amount of time. Your annual critical illness premium will remain the same for the extent of your critical illness insurance. When you shop around for a critical illness insurance quote, you are taking a step toward financial security should you become critically ill. In the event that something does happen to you, your critical illness insurance policy could save you from dipping into your savings to pay for treatment, mortgages, debts and maintaining your lifestyle. The lump-sum payment your get from critical illness insurance will deal with any expenditures that may incur while you are trying to get well again.

If you are diagnosed with a covered critical illness, you will be given a lump-sum payment. The funds from critical illness insurance can be used for anything, including:

  • Help preserve your family's lifestyle
  • Alternative medicine
  • Treatment overseas
  • Pay off mortgage
  • Pay off debt
  • Relocate or remodel your home
  • Restore lost income resulting from time off work
  • Keep your savings and assets (e.g. RRSPs from being spent on recovery)

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