Protection Plus Benefits

Get protected for the unexpected with Protection Plus Benefits.

What would happen if you, or a member of your family, was suddenly diagnosed with a critical illness or was involved in a serious accident? 

Protection Plus Benefits adds another important layer of protection to the coverage you have through your SGEU plan so that you and your family have financial security — when it’s needed most.

How do I apply for Protection Plus Benefits?

New SGEU members

Enrol within 31 days of your start date to secure up to $100,000 in Life Insurance and $40,000 in Critical Illness Insurance – with no medical questions!

Existing SGEU members

You can enrol in Protection Plus Benefits at any time! Your application can still be completed online and will require you to complete medical questions to apply. If more details are required based on your answers, Blue Cross LifeTM will reach out to you for more information.

If you’ve experienced a qualifying life event, you can apply with no medical questions required within 31 days of the event. A life event is a situation resulting from one of the following:

  • Marriage or common law union;
  • Birth or adoption of a child;
  • Divorce or legal separation; or
  • Death of a dependent

Begin enrollment

Learn more by visiting Please reach out to one of our Member Services Officers at or call 306.775.7872 for the unique SGEU access code to begin enrolment in the SGEU Protection Plus Benefits plan.

Why choose Protection Plus?

Protection Plus Benefits is a smart, easy and affordable way to protect you and your family from the unexpected. 

  • Access to group rates that may be lower than what you can find on your own.
  • Coverage options to best meet your needs and family budget.
  • Coverage you can take with you even if you leave the SGEU membership.
  • No medical questions asked when you enroll within 31 days of your start date or within 31 days of experiencing a qualifying life event.
  • Easy enrollment through the online form. 


For any questions, please contact the Protection Plus Benefits team at Blue Cross LifeTM directly at 1-844-949-3809 or send an email.

Resources for Administrators

Please reach out to the SGEU Disability Management Team for access to materials to assist you in sharing information about Protection Plus Benefits with SGEU members.

TM Trademark of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans, an association of independent Blue Cross Plans. Used under license by Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada underwrites Protection Plus Benefits.