November 19, 1920
First policy issued by The Ontario Equitable Life and Accident Insurance Company.
Photo Courtesy of Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum
The Ontario Equitable Life and Accident Insurance Company is established.
Staff at desks - 1920s
August 1, 1936
Equitable Life obtains federal charter and changes name to The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada.
Equitable Life bought the historic Devitt Building at King & Erb Streets in Waterloo, ON as its head office.
Tamara Geisbrecht joins Equitable Life’s Board of Directors, becoming the first woman in Canada to sit on an insurance company’s Board.
Board of Directors, 1989. Tamara Geisbrecht is seated, second from the right.