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Working with cancer

More people than ever are surviving cancer, which means that more people are likely to experience cancer in the workplace

Work can play an important role following diagnosis or treatment for cancer, but many cancer survivors find returning to work a struggle as they deal with effects of their illness and treatment. Discover how to support employees through cancer and how to make the most of the support available through our policies.

Workplace cancer support

At Canada Life, we provide a wide range of services and resources to support your people through cancer. Explore everything in one place.


Cancer toolkits

Created in partnership with RedArc, our new cancer employee toolkits are designed to support people affected by cancer in the workplace


Employee toolkit

Information, guidance and return-to-work support for employees experiencing cancer


Colleague toolkit

Guidance for colleagues to help them understand cancer and the best way to support each other


Working carer toolkit

Tips, guidance and information for those working and caring for someone with cancer


Register for our wellbeing updates

Complete the form below to receive our wellbeing updates. You’ll be the first to receive our workplace wellbeing updates including the latest on our wellbeing calendar.

Working with cancer webinar

In support of National Cancer Survivors Day, join our in-house rehabilitation team to learn how to support a return to work following cancer

Working with cancer

Cancer line manager toolkit

Our new line manager toolkit gives line managers the tools to approach conversations and better understand the effects of cancer


More coming soon!

Check back soon for more resources, insight and updates. You can also register for our wellbeing updates and we'll let you know when new resources are available.