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 ...


Pollution Liability Insurance: No Project Too Small

Jul 2017

“Pollution is a very broad term” said Jodie Hallyburton, casualty and pollution underwriter, South Western Insurance Group Limited. “It’s gas, liquid, smoke, heat, light, and even noise. Basically, contamination of the natural environment. With the rapid change in regulations at both the Federal ...


Hospitality: What Makes a Good Submission?

Mar 2018

What constitutes a good risk in the hospitality sector? Senior Underwriter Doreen Teoh, one of Canada’s top underwriters in the field, describes the best applications as those from accounts that are claims-free, originate from clients that are experienced in the industry, and that maintain a well-run operation.


The unusual – but necessary – coverage for commercial clients

Mar 2017

Even though storage tank insurance may not be common, for those who operate one, it can mark the difference between viability and financial ruin in any event of a loss.“This is a unique product that few Markets specialize in, but it’s an important coverage for the sector,” said Ulli Garrett, senior underwriter, South Western Group Ltd.


New Broker Portal has Arrived!

Mar 2017

Good news! No longer will brokers have to send their personal information to South Western Group through cumbersome email attachments or snail mail. We now have a brand new portal that brokers can easily access at any time to update their E&O policy information, fidelity bond coverage and personal data. SWG’


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