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. The study also illustrates many of the social benefits that brokers bring to their communities. For example, 90 per cent of brokerages surveyed donate financially and 70 per cent of their employees volunteer their time to local charities and social causes. Click here to read more.
Get ready to hit the links for the 2019 IBAS Golf Tournament — one of the premier annual networking opportunities for broker members and insurance industry partners. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 18, at The Legends Golf Club in Warman. Lunch gets underway at 12 p.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
This year, participants can take advantage of a free shuttle service departing from and returning to the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel in Saskatoon; however, pre-registration is required. Don’t wait to reserve your spot, as space is limited. Click here for more information or click here to register.
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.
Co-hosted by IBAS, the YBN, and the Saskatchewan Pond of Blue Goose International, the April 4 event featured a best-in-class line-up of speakers, including Saskatchewan Roughriders President & CEO Craig Reynolds; Jolene Watson, president, Clarity Coaching & Development; SGI Auto Fund EVP & COO Penny McCune; Nuera Insurance Founder Braden Bosch; Loren Gardiner, vice president of specialty solutions with Intact Insurance; as well as Celyeste Power, vice president with the Insurance Bureau of Canada.
The event also raised close to $1,000 for the Canadian Red Cross Imagine No Bullying Campaign. A special thanks to our Presenting Partners: Wawanesa Insurance and SGI CANADA, as well as to our other Event Partners: Intact Insurance, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance, Red River Mutual, Midwest Claims Services, and Lydale Construction.