Why Canada’s Brokers Count on South Western Insurance to Protect Their Reputations in Western Canada

Oct 2017

As an insurance broker, your professional services expose you to liability on a regular basis. If a client believes that your actions have caused them financial loss, many will not hesitate to initiate a claim against you. South Western Insurance Group Limited’s Brokers’ Errors and Omissions ...


Brokers Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

Aug 2017

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has just limited the scope of the standard of care applicable to insurance brokers. The court recently released its decision in Marsh Canada Ltd. v. Grafton Connor Property Inc, partially reversing the lower court's decision, which had been widely seen as expanding ...


Tips for Tats: Total Coverage for Tattoo Shops

Aug 2017

Tattooing and body piercing is a rapidly developing industry. A Market Data Enterprises report states that it grew at 9.5% in 2014 and is expected to continue growing at an accelerated rate in the coming years. As the market matures, tattoo shops have come to realize that they need not take ...


Safeguarding Security-Based Businesses

Aug 2017

“When we talk about security-based businesses,” said Colleen Bliss, senior underwriter, security services program, South Western Insurance Group Limited, “we’re talking about alarm installers, security guards, private investigators, and alarm monitoring stations. It is businesses who are ...


Hard to Place Liability is Commonplace at South Western Insurance Group Limited

Feb 2018

Commercial liability insurance can be hard to place if a broker has scoured the available markets and not found anyone to write the policy. These types of hard to place policies can include: Hot tar roofers Hospitality Recycling High exposure manufacturers (such as makers of critical ...


Wildfires are an ever-increasing threat in parts of Canada according to Ecclesiastical Insurance

Jul 2017

Toronto, ON —Ecclesiastical Insurance is mindful that wildfires are an on-going and ever-increasing threat to many communities across Canada as evidenced by the current fires in the Central Interior of BC and last year’s wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The government of Canada’s ...


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