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Wawanesa signs the UN Priniciples for Sustainable Insurance

Mutual insurer affirms commitment to environmental, social and governance issues
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Community wildfire grants now available

$150,000 worth of grants to help Canadian communities increase resilience to wildfire WINNIPEG, MB – The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) has once again partnered with FireSmartTM Canada ...
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Wawanesa celebrates brokers for going the extra mile

$150,000 awarded across Canada to charities chosen by brokers
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Wawanesa launches new advertising campaign in Ontario

A new look for Wawanesa in a key growth market
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Wawanesa's unique "Drive Change" program now available across Ontario

“Drive Change” is built to deliver discounted auto rates, safer communities, and great rewards
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Wawanesa adds gender affirmation benefits to group life and health coverage

September 14, Winnipeg, MB - To help support members through their gender transition and affirmation journeys, the Wawanesa Life Insurance Company (Wawanesa Life) has added a range of new Gender Affirmation benefits available on ...
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Wawanesa Life partners with Opifiny Corp to streamline collection of medical information collection for disability claims, individual life policies

Winnipeg MB, September 19 – To provide more efficient service for their valued members, Wawanesa Life is partnering with Opifiny Corp to streamline the collection of medical information from physicians and paramedical ...
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Auto club to acquire the U.S. subsidiary of Wawanesa mutual

Transaction beneficial to both insurers and their respective members. August 1, 2023, Winnipeg, MB and San Diego, CA – The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa Mutual) announced today that it has...
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Wawanesa Commits $2 Million to New Community Impact Program Called Wawanesa Climate Champions

To help people and communities become more climate resilient, The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) announced today a $2 million annual community impact program called Wawanesa Climate Champions.
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Wawanesa Celebrates Brokers Who Go the Extra Mile

To celebrate Canadian brokers providing exceptional service in support of their customers and communities, the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) has launched a new country-wide program called Going the Extra Mile.
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Protecting Canadian Communities from Wildfire

Wawanesa Insurance, FireSmart™ Canada and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction announce the recipients of new wildfire prevention grants
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Wawanesa Evolves to Better Serve Needs of Brokers and Customers

Today the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) announced an evolution to the leadership structure of its Canadian operations.
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Wawanesa continues to grow in Ontario

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) today announced that Susan Williams-Bonet will join the company as Vice President, Ontario Region, for Wawanesa’s P&C Operations.
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New Community Wildfire Prevention Grants Now Available

Wawanesa Insurance & Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction partner to provide six wildfire prevention grants.
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Wawanesa Insurance donates $150,000 to help Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec recover from Hurricane Fiona

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) announced today a $150,000 donation to support emergency relief in Canadian communities affected by Hurricane Fiona.
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Wawanesa helps Canadians adapt to climate change

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) has introduced two new insurance products that help Canadians make their homes more resilient to climate change.
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Wawanesa makes it easier, faster for small businesses to get insurance quotes

Fully aligned with CSIO data standards, Wawanesa’s new API enables brokers to securely connect their information systems with Wawanesa’s to provide small businesses with accurate quotes in seconds.
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Wawanesa Furthers Commitment to Brokers

Mutual insurer working to be easiest in Canada to do business with, making it easier for independent insurance brokers to access tools and resources from Wawanesa.
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Wawanesa Insurance recognized as a Manitoba Top Employer for 2022

Wawanesa is a Manitoba Top Employer for 2022. We are pleased to receive this special designation that recognizes us as a leader in offering an exceptional place to work.
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Wawanesa Insurance named a Forbes Best Employer 2022 in Canada

This certification recognizes us as a leading employer and reinforces that we’re a company that values our people for who they are and the work they do to support our customers, communities and brokers.
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