SWG News and Articles

Safeguarding Security-Based Businesses

“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 responsible for another business’ security.” Because their responsibilities are very specific, their coverage needs are as well. “The

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

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 Natural Resources website provides statistics and historical data on the number of

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Pollution Liability Insurance: No Project Too Small

“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 and Provincial levels, pollution liability insurance is becoming a must have for contractors now.” Although most of these contractors choose a blanket

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Holiday Office Hours

During the holiday season, South Western Group offices will be closed on the following days: Friday, December 23 2016 (at noon) Monday, December 26 2016 Tuesday, December 27 2016 Friday, December 30 2016 (at noon) Monday, January 2 2017 We wish you a happy and joyful holiday season and we look forward to another great

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New Faces at South Western Group!

We are happy to welcome three new members to our team. Please help us give them a warm welcome! Grace Zhao Grace has recently joined SWG as an Underwriter in our Hospitality Department doing new and renewal businesses. Grace has over 7 years experience in the industry working for MGAs and with Brokers. Her experience

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