Insurance Industry News and Information

This section presents information about the business of insurance in Canada for a better understanding and appreciation of the industry overall.

Information related to a functional area such as claims or distribution is posted in the corresponding section. Articles, releases and announcements, white papers, and other material with a broader context will be posted here. Industry events, including seminars and webinars, are posted separately.

If you are researching where to buy, each of the topical sections below contains directories with a brief overview and contact information for a select list of featured providers.

Featured Providers

Specialized Providers

Below are links to featured insurance products and services that are specialized or difficult to categorize.

Trimont Financial To Acquire Western Financial Group, Western Life Assurance

Trimont Financial Ltd., a subsidiary of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, has agreed to acquire Western Financial Group and Western Life Assurance from Desjardins Financial Corporation, a Desjardins Group subsidiary.   (Read more)

News and Articles

More general insurance industry news and information.