Representatives from both IBAS and the Saskatchewan Young Brokers Network (YBN) were in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, for the annual Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) Parliament Hill Day. In total, the national delegation met with more than 120 members of parliament, senators, and senior bureaucrats. The Saskatchewan contingent — which consisted of Derek Lothian (IBAS CEO), Sheldon Wasylenko (IBAS and IBAC board director), Tracy Rogoza (IBAS board director and IBAC board observer), Alyssa Taksas (YBN President), and Jaycee Turtle (YBN Past President) — participated in close to a dozen meetings, including with Hon. Ralph Goodale and Andrew Scheer, leader of the official opposition. Topics of discussion included the statutory review of the Bank Act, overland flooding and wildfires, as well as cannabis legalization.
A capacity crowd of more than 100 insurance brokers, insurer representatives, policymakers, and industry stakeholders converged on Regina May 15 for the 2018 IBAS Industry Dinner, presented by MNP. Former Premier of Manitoba and Canada’s 23rd Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, delivered the keynote address, focusing on the state of cross-border trade. Premier Scott Moe, meanwhile, brought greetings on behalf of the Government of Saskatchewan and his several cabinet colleagues in attendance.
Registration is now open for the 2018 IBAS Golf Tournament, Tuesday, June 19, at the Willows Golf & Country Club in Saskatoon. Click here to learn more or to reserve your spot.