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Dividends to individuals and trusts

In June 2006, the federal government released draft legislation containing proposals to reduce the tax rate on certain dividends received after 2005 by individuals and trusts. Under this draft legislation, only “eligible dividends” qualify for the reduced effective tax rates. The draft legislation sets out rules for determining whether a corporation’s dividends are eligible, and those rules differ depending upon the status of the corporation, that is whether it’s a Canadian-controlled private or public corporation. The dividend-paying corporation is responsible for determining whether a dividend is eligible.

These new dividend tax rules have already been implemented by Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Quebec.

All dividends paid by Co-operators General Insurance Company to individuals and trusts are eligible dividends with respect to these new reduced tax rates.

Credit Ratings

All ratings current as of April 18, 2023.

Co-operators Financial Services Limited

Issuer Credit Rating BBB BBB (high)
Senior Unsecured Issues BBB BBB (high)
Outlook Stable Stable

Co-operators General Insurance Company

  A.M. Best S&P DBRS
Preferred Stock Rating - P-2 Pfd-2
Issuer Credit Rating a A- A
Financial Strength Rating A A- A
Outlook Stable Stable Stable

Co-operators Life Insurance Company

  A.M. Best DBRS
Issuer Credit Rating a -
Financial Strength Rating A A
Outlook Stable Stable

Sovereign General Insurance Company

  A.M. Best
Issuer Credit Rating a
Financial Strength Rating A
Outlook Stable

Financial Information

Our Annual Reports.

The quarterly financial reports of Co-operators General Insurance Company.

Corporate Governance Information

Key documents on the incorporation and corporate governance of Co-operators General Insurance Company.

Preference Shares

Co-operators General Insurance Company preference shares (CCS.PR.C) on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Investor Relations contact:

Lesley Christodoulou
Vice-President, Corporate Finance Services
Phone: 519-767-3909 ex 302493
Fax: 519-763-5152