How One Uncomfortable Night Helps Keep Homeless Youth from Falling Through the Cracks

Oct 2017

November 2017 will mark the third time that John Barclay, president and CEO of South Western Insurance Group Limited, has slept on the streets of Toronto. Organized by Covenant House, Barclay explains how participating in the annual “executive sleep out” addresses a dire need in the community. ...


Become indispensable to high-net-worth clients

Oct 2017

As well as demanding a high level of customer service and broker attention, high-net-worth individuals also require insurance products that fit their specific, and sometimes unique, needs. The reality is that wealthy clients need a different level of service and, luckily for brokers, Canadian ...


How to profit from the high-value homeowners space

Oct 2017

Although it is a rapidly expanding and potentially lucrative market segment, the high-value homeowners space can be difficult to break into. In many cases, the coverage is purchased by clients in the upper echelons of society; people who are known to be loyal to the insurance professionals who ...


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 ...


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