While we're on the topic of Canada, here's a nice article on SSL certificate management from ITWorldCanada. At one point the article quotes a site administrator on the time savings he gets with a managed solution.
Ordering and issuing certificates now takes minutes instead of weeks. Niazi says he assigned three new certificates in only 15 minutes. "That's usually a two-week process," he says.
To read the second page of the article (and hence this quote), you'll have to sign up. But it's free.