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Wawanesa Insurance is a Canadian mutual company owned by its policyholders. It is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada.

Wawanesa has 100% ownership of two subsidiary insurance companies:

Wawanesa has a rich history dating back to September 25, 1896, when it was founded in the Village of Wawanesa, Manitoba. Today executive offices are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Wawanesa Insurance operates in all areas of Canada as well as California and Oregon in the United States.

Wawanesa was awarded an A+ (Superior) Rating for its financial strength from A.M. Best Co, the world's oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

Wawanesa's Canadian insurance products are distributed by independent insurance brokers, except in Québec where products are distributed through company agents.

Our traits:

  • Outstanding claims and underwriting services
  • Quality broker representation
  • Solid corporate citizen known for generous charitable giving
  • Consistent growth
  • Wide range of quality products

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