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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Northbridge recognized as one of Report on Business’ Canada’s Top 100 brands

The recognition comes as a part of Report on Business’ third annual ranking of Canada’s most valuable brands. Competing with some sure Canadian bets, Northbridge made the list for the first time this year. This recognition comes just three years after Northbridge was introduced to the Canadian market, marking an important milestone in the company’s […]

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Silvy Wright shares her views on the key trends affecting the Canadian P&C market in 2015 and how the industry should respond with Canadian Underwriter

“Investing in modernizing operations to deliver better service to customers at every touch point – sales, service and claims handling – will continue to be a trend in the year ahead. As customers increasingly expect tools and information to be available digitally, insurers can anticipate more innovative uses of technology to interact with customers.”

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Silvy Wright, President and CEO of Northbridge, shares her thoughts on key trends impacting the trucking industry at the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit

Mother Nature, human nature and the nature of technology Although they may feel like opposing forces, evolving technology and changing weather are working to alter both the trucking industry and the people in it. Silvy Wright, president and CEO of insurance provider Northbridge Financial Corp., told the audience in the main hall at the 2014 […]

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InsurancePeople profiles Silvy Wright, President and CEO of Northbridge

Partnering for success For Silvy Wright, the road to the top job at Northbridge Financial Corporation, a Fairfax Financial property, began in Budoia, a municipality in the northwestern Italian province of Pordenone. After immigrating with her family to Canada at the age of six, Wright made stops at the University of Toronto, with Coopers & […]

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Northbridge Insurance shares social media advice with Truck News

A smart social media strategy is key We live and work in an increasingly connected world, where employees and customers alike can easily share a wealth of information. A recent survey by Media Technology Monitor found that 71% of Internet users are now active on social media, and the interest in platforms such as Facebook, […]