Minimize the financial impact of a serious illness

No one plans on becoming ill. But you can plan ahead for unexpected expenses in case you do get sick. Express Critical Illness Insurance has 3 plans that offer coverage for 1 to 7 common life-threatening illnesses or conditions.  If you're diagnosed with one of the covered conditions and survive 30 days you will receive a tax-free1, lump-sum2 payment3 to use any way you wish.

You should consider this product if:

  • You feel that either $25,000 or $50,000 coverage is sufficient protection
  • You want instant online approval – with no medical exam or blood work required
  • You like the idea of a 30-day free look to make sure this coverage is right for you

Plan details:

With Express Critical Illness Insurance, you have 1 of 3 plans to choose from. Explore each plan below, to find out which plan best matches your needs. Get a free online quote.

Illnesses covered

  • Cancer

Age Requirements

  • 18 – 65 years old

Coverage Amount

  • $25,000

Additional details:


  • Monthly pre-authorized chequing or credit card

Coverage begins

  • As soon as you're approved

Coverage ends

  • When a claim is paid
  • When the policy is cancelled. You can cancel at any time and there is a 30-day free-look period
  • The policy anniversary after the insured's 70th birthday
  • When the insured person dies

Coverage limitations

Before you enrol, make sure you read the sample policy and understand the   Definitions & Exclusions including the pre-existing conditions. When you enrol, you will be asked to answer the health declaration statements.

Cost of this plan

Rates are based on age, gender and smoking status, and increase with age annually.

Sample policies