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Mastercard and Dream Speed Up Insurance Payments

Mastercard has announced a global partnership with Dream Payments aimed at getting insurance customers paid quickly, simply and securely. Northbridge Financial, a Fairfax company, will be the first insurance provider in Canada to use the Mastercard Send platform through the Dream Payments Hub, followed by international markets.

Thank Goodness for Tech: Insurance Business’s 2018 Primary Insurance Market Outlook

The promise of digital technologies is top-of-mind for senior Canadian insurance executives in Canadian Underwriter’s 2018 Primary Insurance Market Outlook. President and CEO Silvy Wright shares how customers are extracting more value from their insurance partners through digital innovation, and how this will only continue to ramp up in 2018.

Making the scene in 2018: Northbridge CEO Silvy Wright on innovation

Innovation is the name of the game for 2018. President and CEO Silvy Wright shares Northbridge’s leading-edge initiatives for the year ahead with CI Top Broker.

Coverager: TruShield’s Campaign is Bold and Beautiful

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Think: a digital broker serving Canadian small business owners through affordable and flexible insurance solutions for their businesses. Coverager reviews TruSheid’s latest campaign.

Northbridge offers lead generation to broker members of Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Canadian Underwriter shares a recently-announced partnership between Northbridge and CFIB that connects participating brokers with prospective customers through a digital lead generation platform.

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CFIB and Northbridge Insurance partner to protect small businesses

TORONTO, November 9, 2017 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is proud to announce that it has chosen Northbridge Insurance as its exclusive commercial insurance partner to help ensure its members get the right coverage to protect their businesses. “Small business owners wear every hat when it comes to running their business,” said […]

Brokers – make insurance easy for small business owners

Small businesses underpin the Canadian economy. Those at the helm of small organisations are often masters in the art of multi-tasking. They wear multiple hats when it comes to running their businesses – some of which will fit more snugly than others. Ilda Dinis, SVP, Customer Innovation & Experience at Northbridge Insurance, shares how […]

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Over 75% of Canadian small businesses polled are operating without cyber insurance: here’s why that’s a hack approach to managing cyber risk

TORONTO, October 25, 2017 — TruShield Insurance recently polled Canadian entrepreneurs across the country to find out how they protect their businesses from the growing threat of cybercrime. Findings revealed that there are a number of cyber security myths floating around that are leaving small business owners unnecessarily vulnerable. In the spirit of Canadian Small […]

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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 […]

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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 […]