Posted on October 31, 2020
2020 IBAS Community Leadership Award
On October 29, IBAS CEO Derek Lothian — in conjunction with its Presenting Partner Saskatchewan Blue Cross — proudly announced the recipients of the 2020 Community Leadership Award: Jennifer Spitzig of Lakeview Insurance Brokers in Martensville (Individual Broker Category), and Dusyk & Barlow Insurance Brokers in Regina (Brokerage Category).
Posted on September 24, 2020
IBAS contributing $10,000 to repair Zenon Park Arena
IBAS is donating $10,000 to assist with the repair and resurfacing of Zenon Park Arena — the winning project selected as part of the association’s first-ever Community Challenge. The facility is funded and operated entirely by volunteers, and may not be able to open this year without urgent updates.
Posted on September 21, 2020
2020 IBAS Annual Report now available for download
The 2020 IBAS Annual Report is now available for download. This report covers the association's 2019-20 fiscal year and includes the audited financial statements, along with updates from IBAS Board Chair Dave Pettigrew, IBAC CEO Peter Braid, and IBAS President & CEO Derek Lothian.
Posted on June 30, 2020
IBAS announces first-ever Young Community Leader Bursary recipient and Chair's Award winner
On behalf of IBAS and Wawanesa Insurance, we are very proud to announce the inaugural recipient of the bursary and its $2,500 cash award is Maahi Shah of Campbell Collegiate in Regina. Southey's Isabella Scott, meanwhile, received the IBAS Chair's Award.
Posted on May 4, 2020
IBAS donates $10,000 to STARS
IBAS today announced a $10,000 donation to STARS air ambulance in the province, as part of the association’s annual charitable campaign. These funds are aimed to help offset immediate fundraising shortfalls at STARS due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support the organization’s mission on the front lines of this public health crisis.
Posted on April 6, 2020
COVID-19 Update: Business Interruption Coverage
There have been a number of news articles and legal proceedings arise in recent days that have sparked new questions around business interruption insurance and whether it will respond for commercial policyholders that have been forced to pause or limit operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on April 2, 2020
COVID-19 Update: From the CEO's Desk
This bulletin covers a number of topics, including the creation of the IBAS COVID-19 InfoHub, business interruption coverage, declaration of emergency endorsements, insurance as an essential service, changes to commercial operations, SGI issuer online advertising, upcoming online education, event cancellations, and more.
Posted on March 25, 2020
COVID-19 Update: 'Allowable Business' Designation & Carrier Bulletins
This afternoon, the Government of Saskatchewan released a comprehensive list of critical public services and business services that will be permitted to continue operating during the Province's COVID-19 response. We are pleased that 'insurance services' are, in fact, included on that list.
Posted on March 24, 2020
COVID-19 Update: The Essential Role of the Insurance Supply Chain
IBAS and the Insurance Bureau of Canada have submitted a joint letter to the Government of Saskatchewan to underscore the essential role that the P&C insurance industry plays in protecting consumers, enabling the flow of commerce, and reinforcing the resiliency of communities.
Posted on March 21, 2020
COVID-19 Update: IBAS Member Issues
It has been quite a week to say the least. And with the torrent pace by which issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve, we wanted to take a moment and provide you, our members, with an update on what IBAS is doing to represent your interests. Take five minutes and read this bulletin from IBAS CEO Derek Lothian.