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With over 20,000 team members from coast-to-coast serving millions of customers, we’re leading an insurance transformation to better protect people, businesses and society. We are evolving our products and services to ensure that we continue to meet customers’ changing needs. By leveraging data and technology we have made it easier for customers to connect with us in the way they prefer, be it online, on the phone or in person through a broker. Our products are available through the following brands: Intact Insurance, belairdirect, BrokerLink, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, RSA, Johnson, and Intact Public Entities. In Canada, Intact provides repair and restoration services through its subsidiary On Side Restoration, a leading restoration company, restoring damaged homes and businesses.
Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. Chubb is defined by its extensive offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. The company serves multinational corporations, mid-size and small businesses with property and casualty insurance and risk engineering services; affluent and high net worth individuals with substantial assets to protect; individuals purchasing life, personal accident, supplemental health, homeowners, automobile and specialty personal insurance coverage; companies and affinity groups providing or offering accident and health insurance programs and life insurance to their employees or members; and insurers managing exposures with reinsurance coverage.
TD Bank Group is one of the largest banks in North America, with deep roots in the community dating back more than 150 years. We offer retail, small business and commercial banking products and services to millions of customers across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At TD, we can offer you the chance to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. This is a place where you can realize your aspirations and achieve your goals, within a supportive and inclusive environment. Collaborating with talented colleagues on interesting and challenging work, every employee has the opportunity to make a profound impact on our business – and our communities. We’re committed to making a difference in people’s lives, partnering with local organizations and initiatives that positively affect the areas we work in.
Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country, providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to 2.8 million customers. A subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for our customers and our communities. Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada’s longest running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $8.5 million to over 280 charities and community groups nationwide. Aviva Canada, bringing over 300 years of good thinking and insurance solutions to Canadians from coast-to-coast. For more information, visit aviva.ca or Aviva Canada’s blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is Canada’s largest mutual insurer, with $3.9 billion in annual revenue and assets of $10.5 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Western Canada. With more than 5,700 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves more than two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy. We’re proud to be named a 2021 Best Employer by Kincentric, the provider of our annual employee engagement survey. This global certification program measures and recognizes leading employers who capture the full power of their people.
Sun Life Financial is a leading financial services organization dedicated to helping people achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. We provide a wide range of insurance and investment products and services in key markets around the world including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia. At Sun Life, we have more than 34,000 employees and 112,900 advisors worldwide.
Founded in 1867, CIBC is a leading global financial institution providing a full suite of products and services to over 11 million clients across Canada and around the world. We understand that you, our customer, demand financial products and services that meet your unique needs. We provide these by creating a personalized, flexible and straightforward banking experience that fits your life. Our innovative products and services allow you to bank when and how it is most convenient for you, while our straightforward and honest approach allows you to make informed financial decisions. This culture of innovation and our shared values of trust, teamwork and accountability have consistently led to CIBC being named among the top employers in Canada. They are also why a career at CIBC provides a fulfilling challenge and opportunities for growth – not unlike the country we helped to build.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and operations in the United States, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Travelers was founded in 1853 and is one of the oldest insurance companies in the U.S. Travelers Canada is home to approximately 1,400 employees who put our customers first: all day, every day. With 130 years of legacy behind us, we continue to evolve to meet changing needs for personal and business insurance, bond and specialty products, and claim and risk management services. All of which adds up to a workplace where your skills are in demand. Over the last 5 years, 544 Travelers Canada employees have volunteered on Habitat build sites across the country, contributing 3,925 hours of volunteer time – that’s equivalent to two years of work.
We're a leading global insurance organization with operations in approximately 80 countries and jurisdictions. We provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to support our clients in business and in life through our General Insurance, Life & Retirement and Investments business units. What unites us across all of these offerings is our commitment to helping individuals, businesses and communities prepare for and respond to times of uncertainty. Whether serving those facing natural disasters or millions of Americans striving for a financially secure retirement, we have the specialist expertise to help clients better manage risk. We’re also committed to doing the right thing for our people and the communities where we work and live. It’s why we seek to offer what matters to our ever-diversifying team - like flexible and creative work environments, professional growth opportunities and forums to advocate for one another and incite change. We encourage employees to give back to the causes they care most about, supporting these efforts through our Volunteer Time Off and Matching Grants Programs.
Make your impact. Visit Manulife.com to find out more. Manulife is a leading international financial services group that is on a mission to transform an industry and help millions of customers around the world live better lives by making their decisions easier. Being part of this transformation is hugely exciting and offers talented, ambitious people an amazing opportunity to build their careers. Headquartered in Toronto, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe. In the United States, we’re known primarily as John Hancock. We have more than 35,000 employees who share our mission and our values, serving almost 28 million customers worldwide, with more than $1.1 trillion in assets under management and administration.