Posted on September 13, 2021 IBAS, Westland Insurance team up to donate $15,000 to Chief Red Bear Children's Lodge
As part of its 2021 #BrokersCare Campaign for Mental Health, IBAS has earmarked $7,500 for the Chief Red Bear Children’s Lodge at Cowessess First Nation. The contribution is being matched by IBAS member Westland Insurance, for a total donation of $15,000.
Posted on August 16, 2021 Join the IBAS Board of Directors
IBAS is currently accepting expressions of interest to join its board of directors. The nominations committee will put forward a slate of candidates for vote at the upcoming Annual General Meeting on October 14 in Saskatoon. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on September 22. IBAS is also looking for volunteers to join its new Rural Brokerage Advisory Committee.
Posted on July 13, 2021 2021 Young Community Leader Bursary and Chair's Award presented
Caralyn Engbers of the Regina Christian School has been named the recipient of the $5,000 IBAS Young Community Leaders Bursary, presented in partnership with Red River Mutual. Emily Ives of Saskatoon, meanwhile, was honoured with the $1,500 IBAS Chair’s Award.
Posted on May 13, 2021 IBAS-SRA Consumer Bulletin: Aluminum Wiring in Saskatchewan Homes
In an effort to properly inform and protect consumers from unforeseen insurance 'surprises,' IBAS and the Saskatchewan REALTORS® Association have prepared a joint bulletin that will be distributed to potential home buyers as well as sellers who have properties that may contain aluminum wiring.
Posted on April 5, 2021 New consumer awareness campaign spotlights Saskatchewan auto insurance limitations, coverage options
Saskatchewan drivers should take a second look at their auto insurance to better understand what they are and are not covered for, according to a new digital consumer awareness campaign launching this week by IBAS.
Posted on March 29, 2021 New Member Service: Know Your Ag Clients
IBAS and My Mutual Insurance are excited to announce a new partnership with Utensil.ca to provide IBAS members with free access to two on-demand educational and training resources to help brokers better understand the agriculture industry as well as their farming clients. This is a value of more than $200 per person!
Posted on March 22, 2021 IBAS, Hospitality Saskatchewan team up to provide new mental health resources to tourism and restaurant workers
IBAS is contributing $9,100 to develop and deliver new, short-term mental health resources to support the province’s hard-hit tourism and food services sectors. The funds will be used to offer specialized education and enhanced access to individual coaching.
Posted on March 19, 2021 Two more #BrokersCare grants announced
IBAS announced today it has awarded two additional grants as part of its 2021 #BrokersCare Campaign for Mental Health: $1,250 to the Queen City United Soccer Club to support mental health first aid training for its athletes and coaches, and $1,322 to fund a targeted project at the Westcliffe Community School in the town of Marengo.
Posted on March 16, 2021 Letter from IBAS Chair Dave Pettigrew regarding 2021 events
With your health and safety our top priority, IBAS has begun planning for two live and in-person events this fall: The 2021 IBAS Golf Tournament (September 14 in Warman) and the 2021 IBAS Convention & AGM (October 14 & 15 in Saskatoon). We hope you will ‘save the dates!'
Posted on March 11, 2021 CEO's Notebook: How the COVID-19 vaccine has laid the blueprint for insurance industry collaboration
In this column for SaskBroker Magazine, IBAS President & CEO Derek Lothian shares his take on the similarities between COVID-19 vaccine development and the value of partnership to the future health of Canada's insurance sector.