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Long days, hot nights make for riskier summer business: TruShield

Don’t get caught with your shorts down is the message that TruShield Insurance is sending to small business owners, as one out of three Canadian entrepreneurs heads into the busy summer season without insurance coverage. Click here to read the full article Inforgraphic: Long days, hot nights, riskier summer business Image one: Patio season. A […]

Insurance Business magazine

Northbridge’s George Halkiotis and Scott Vandenberg discuss the importance of mental health in Insurance Business Magazine

Northbridge first introduced their Trauma Assist service in 2006 and actively supports the charitable organization Partners for Mental Health, so we understand why it’s essential to consider the emotional well-being of our insureds and their families. George Halkiotis, SVP, Claims and Scott Vandenberg, Vice President, Commercial Lines and Corporate Underwriting, discuss the value of offering […]

Top Broker magazine

Northbridge’s Adam Ferguson discusses the risk exposure of Canada’s craft entrepreneurs in CI Top Broker magazine

Artisanal brewers, bakers and distillers know their trade – but do they understand their risks? Adam Ferguson, Underwriting Manager, Manufacturing, Resources and Agriculture, Northbridge Insurance, offers an assessment of craft sector risks and protection in CI Top Broker magazine. Click here to read the full article

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Northbridge steps up to support WICC’s Relay for Life event as a National Sponsor

Northbridge is doing their part once again to support the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade’s (WICC) annual Relay for Life. Shari Dodsworth, WICC chair, Relay for Life; and SVP, Sales & Distribution, Northbridge Insurance, explains to Sonia Manson, WICC Communications Chair why annually contributing to the event’s success means so much to Northbridge employees. Click […]

Canadian Underwriter magazine

Northbridge working on industry solution for digital delivery of proof of auto insurance cards

The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) was pleased to announce an industry solution for the digital delivery of proof of auto insurance cards, or eSlips, at Gore Mutual Insurance Company’s Fast Forward broker event held on June 6 in Toronto. Northbridge Insurance, RSA Canada, Gore Mutual and a number of brokerages have expressed […]

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Northbridge expands product line to include surety bonds

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 – Northbridge Financial Corporation is expanding its product line to include surety bonds. Starting June 1, 2017, businesses across Canada will have access to an extensive selection of contract and commercial bonding solutions. “Northbridge is now open for surety business,” says Silvy Wright, President & CEO, Northbridge Financial Corporation. “Our added […]

water damage

Easy-to-install water sensors help protect Ontario homeowners against costly water damage

Water damage is the #1 reason homeowners need to make an insurance claim – and many of these claims are preventable. To help customers protect their homes, Northbridge Insurance has launched a pilot project that offers customers annual savings of up to $150 on home insurance when they purchase an Alert Labs Home Solution package, […]

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Silvy Wright featured in Canadian Underwriter

Our CEO, Silvy Wright, is featured in this month’s issue of Canadian Underwriter. Flip to page 39 to read her market outlook on 2017, or click here to jump straight to article.

Canadian Red Cross

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited donates $1 million to Red Cross for Fort McMurray disaster relief

With the Fort McMurray wildfires recognized as one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, together with Northbridge, announced it has donated $1,000,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for services providing wildfire relief. This is an increase from the initial $200,000 pledged by the company based on the extent of […]

Truck on fire

Scott Creighton talks to CI Top Broker magazine about untrained truckers hitting the road

Manjinder Singh knows to stay clear of trucks when driving on Toronto’s highways— because he sells them insurance. Singh, managing partner of Young’s Insurance Brokers in Brampton, Ont., feels the number of truck accidents is too high in Canada. “It’s getting worse and worse each year,” says Singh. “Trucks are very heavy—they can carry 50,000 […]