Insurance News Centre | Canada

We are seeing an increase in fake job postings

Often, it is someone pretending to be one of our Human Resources employees, communicating over private messages or with clever email addresses. Read More


Wawanesa Insurance recognized as 2021 Kincentric Best Employer

Wawanesa has been recognized as a Best Employer in North America as part of Kincentric’s Best Employers global certification. Read More


Wawanesa selects Guidewire Cloud for digital business growth

Largest Canadian mutual insurer to transition from on-premises deployment to Guidewire Cloud, simplifying IT operations and delivering more value to brokers and policyholders. Read More


Wawanesa expands into Quebec commercial insurance market

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) has announced the expansion of their Commercial Insurance offering in Quebec. Read More


Wawanesa furthers commitment to brokers with new training platform

The Broker Continuing Education platform focuses on functionality, ease of use. Read More


DAS and Wawanesa expand their partnership to assist and protect homeowners when they face an unexpected legal issue

DAS Legal Protection Inc. (“DAS”) is proud to announce an expanded partnership with The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (“Wawanesa”). Read More


Wawanesa leads the way with commercial property on Guidewire InsuranceSuite™

Brokers and customers better served by successful implementation of new technology Read More


Wawanesa increases financial support to communities in Canada and United States

New Caring Together initiative supports Indigenous communities, civil rights organizations, local charities and hospital foundations. Read More


Wawanesa announces Catherine Best as new Board Chair and Paul Soubry as new Board Director

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company (Wawanesa) is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine “Kay” Best as Chair of its Board of Directors, as well as the appointment of Paul Soubry to the Board. Read More


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've donated $100,000 to food banks in Canada and the United States. Read More


Wawanesa and DAS partner to protect commercial customers with addition of Legal Expense Insurance

This partnership will make Legal Expense Insurance available to Wawanesa’s suite of Commercial Property & Casualty products. Read More


Wawanesa Insurance successfully implements CSIO’s My Proof of Insurance

Wawanesa’s broker partners in Alberta, Ontario, and Nova Scotia can now send electronic pink slips directly to their customers using the MPOI solution. Read More


Wawanesa Toy Drive helps brighten the holidays for thousands of kids across Canada

Wawanesa, together with independent brokers and the Canadian Hockey League, collected over 11,100 toys and more than $28,000 in cash donations for charities across Canada. Read More


Wawanesa adopts ClearPay's brokerage payment and reporting platform

Wawanesa has adopted the ClearPay brokerage payment and reporting platform. This will support Wawanesa and its independent broker community in their mutual goal of providing exceptional customer service to current and future Wawanesa policyholders. Read More


Amalgamation of Wawanesa Life and Western Life positions company for growth

Effective January 1, 2020, Western Life and Wawanesa Life will become one company under the Wawanesa Life brand, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, the largest property and casualty mutual insurance company in Canada. Read More


Wawanesa launches innovative technology platform to support Ontario brokers

Wawanesa has partnered with Capgemini to implement Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ and BluePass across Ontario. Read More


Hail Storms in Alberta

We're here to help those affected by recent hail activity. Read More


Wawanesa Insurance partnering with True North Real Estate Development to build North American headquarters at True North Square

Wawanesa will be the sole office tenant in a new state-of-the-art, purpose-built office building, to be located at the southwest corner of Carlton Street and Graham Avenue in downtown Winnipeg. Read More


Wawanesa Insurance expands operations in community where company was founded 123 years ago

Wawanesa executive team, local leaders cut ribbon on new expanded Head Office in Wawanesa, Manitoba to celebrate growth in the region. Read More


Wildfires in High Level, Alberta

Our thoughts are with those affected by the wildfires in High Level, Alberta. Your safety is important to us and we're here to help. Read More


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