Posted on February 12, 2020
Member Update Re: Section 7-9 (2) of The Insurance Act
This update from IBAS CEO Derek Lothian provides clarification and guidance to broker members around the interpretation and enforcement of new legislation related to the application of 'additional fees' over and above premiums. For more information, please call IBAS directly at (306) 525-4075.
Posted on October 21, 2019
First-ever IBAS Community Leadership Award recipients honored in Saskatoon
In partnership with Saskatchewan Blue Cross, the inaugural award was presented at the 2019 Chair's Banquet, Friday, October 18 in Saskatoon. Henderson Insurance was recognized in the 'Brokerage Category,' while Scott Gilbert of Gilbert Agencies in Unity was selected in the 'Individual Broker Category.'
Posted on September 30, 2019
Statement on recent inquiries regarding education and licensing pathways for insurance brokers in Saskatchewan
Over the past few days, IBAS has received several inquiries regarding education and licensing pathways for insurance brokers in Saskatchewan — specifically, with respect to Mr. Scheer’s time in the province’s insurance industry.
Posted on September 22, 2019
Sage, Swiss Re add D&O liability coverage to the IBAS Member Insurance Program
IBAS members that currently hold an E&O policy through the association's Member Insurance Program are now eligible to purchase complementing directors and officers liability coverage. This new protection is offered in Saskatchewan exclusively by Sage Advisor Resources.
Posted on June 19, 2019
Largest-ever IBAS Golf Tournament held June 18
For the first time in recent memory, the annual IBAS Golf Tournament was (beyond) sold-out, with a slate of 152 golfers.
The event took place at The Legends Golf Course in Warman on June 18. We had wonderful weather, and an incredible showing from partners and sponsors.
Posted on May 1, 2019
2019 IBAS Industry Dinner held April 30
The 2019 IBAS Industry Dinner was held Tuesday, April 30, with special guest speaker Brad Wall.
Registration for the event once again reached capacity weeks in advance, and included senior executives from 10 insurance companies, the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, and the Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta.
Posted on April 26, 2019
Insurance brokers contribute $5.4 billion to Canada’s GDP
A new report from Deloitte Canada — commissioned by the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada with the support of IBAS — found that insurance brokers across the country contribute $5.4 billion annually to our national economy, and sustain more than 58,000 full-time jobs.
Posted on April 25, 2019
Capacity crowd for the second annual Saskatchewan Summit of Young Insurance Professionals
For the second straight year, the Saskatchewan Summit of Young Insurance Professionals was a smash hit, attracting a capacity crowd of roughly 140 brokers, insurance company representatives, adjusters, and other industry stakeholders.