Ottawa is the capital of Canada (no, it’s not Toronto) and is located at the junction of the Ottawa and Rideau rivers. It’s also on the Ontario-Quebec border, with sister city Gatineau (formerly Hull) on the Quebec side of the Ottawa river.
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Life insurance industry in Ottawa
Ottawa has a long history with insurance. Despite being very much a government city, there are 17,000 people employed in the insurance and financial sector. Of those, there are 2240 licensed life insurance agents in Ottawa (source: Financial Services Commission of Ontario). Curiously, despite being the capital of Canada and the head of government, most of the insurance regulators are located in Toronto.
Life Insurance Companies in Ottawa
There are no longer any active life insurance company head offices in Ottawa. There are a couple that are technically still licensed, but restrict their location to the offices of lawyers and no longer actively sell life insurance. Met Life and Prudential originally were both headquartered in Ottawa however both companies have since sold their Canadian block and exited the country.