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Canada Life offers Fidelity funds

Canada Life is to offer its Annuity Growth Account policyholders access to two of Fidelity&#39s range of funds.

The AGA allows policyholders to defer the purchase of a lifetime annuity past age 75. Canada Life says IFA feedback shows they like having more choice when investing in the AGA and the Fidelity agreement is the first of many deals it plans to announce over the coming months.

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