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Proudly Canadian

For Canadians by Canadians, we’re a company that imagines bigger and better things, which inspires us to think innovatively, evolve, and adapt. Our passion and desire to make a difference is evident in everything we do.

By focusing on our customers first, we’ve become one of this country’s leading and most trusted property and casualty insurance companies.

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145 years
in the making

Founded in 1871, we’ve been protecting Canadians’ homes, cars, businesses, and farms for a long time now. Because our customers are at the centre of everything we do, we make one simple promise: We'll be there for you when you need us most.

With a 92% customer satisfaction score in post-claim surveys, we’re proud of our reputation as an insurance partner Canadians can count on to protect what matters most — at home, at work, and on the road.

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We're guided by our values

With our company values pointing us in the right direction, we know we’re equipped to do the right thing. It’s the reason our people feel empowered to make decisions that can be real difference-makers for our customers.


P&C Insurer of the year

As P&C Insurer of the Year, we’re honoured to be recognized for our bold strategy and amazing people. We’re recalibrating the company for what customers, brokers, and the market demand, and this award acknowledges that we’re making all the right moves in an industry on the cusp of change.

Get ready for the future, with us.

Recent news

A.M. Best affirms "A- (Excellent)" rating for Economical Insurance

WATERLOO, ON, December 14, 2017 — A.M. Best affirmed on December 12, 2017 the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings of a- for Economical Mutual Insurance Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Waterloo Insurance Company....
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Finance, Corporate

Economical adds Susan Monteith to its Board of Directors

WATERLOO, ON, December 8, 2017 — Economical Insurance today announced the addition of Susan Monteith to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018.
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Pierre Arpin of Calgary wins 2018 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD in Select Sweepstakes

CALGARY, AB, November 29, 2017 — “It’s going to be great being able to jump in the car and head to the mountains without having to get a rental anymore,” said Pierre Arpin, Director & Chief Executive Officer, Contemporary Calgary. “Since we moved to Calgary...
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