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Our people are at the heart of our organization and inspire us every day. From coast to coast, our employees help us shape the future of an industry and make a positive impact in our communities. Join a team where employee voices are drivers of change and collaboration makes anything possible. Be your true self, feel supported on the road to your biggest goals, and celebrate together. 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.
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 colleague 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 one of Canada’s largest mutual insurers, 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.
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.
Sun Life is a global financial services leader focused on helping our Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. Founded in Canada in 1865, Sun Life has grown to become a global business operating across 27 markets including the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Indonesia. We do things differently at Sun Life. We focus on people, through individual wellbeing, learning, growth, and career paths that represent your idea of success. Here, we all shine in a supportive, flexible and inclusive work environment. Loving your career is how it should be. Join us, under the sun.
First National is one of Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lenders, offering residential mortgage solutions directly through the broker channel and commercial mortgages through our skilled origination teams across the country. Founded in 1988 by two entrepreneurs who are still active in the business today, First National has grown and evolved – but has maintained the spirit and matured the values that shaped the company’s origins. It's in Our Nature embodies our DNA, pilots our compass and shapes our collective identity. Our nature informs, influences and provides a consistent point of accountability for how we live our values, express our belief system and show up for each other, our borrowers, our investors, our partners and the community. We frame our values actionably as a way of thinking and behaving intentionally and with consistency. What do we value? We strive for better through curiosity and ambition so we can seize every opportunity and embrace change productively. We earn trust by advising with honesty, transparency and consistency so our clients know we are invested in them and their dreams. We encourage autonomy in our people. Owning decisions confidently, sharing perspectives openly and being heard consistently shape how we support each other and build community. We emphasize accountability through rigour, process and realistic expectations. We respond with urgency while respecting structure and upholding accuracy as a standard. Our team makes these values come to life every day. The people that choose to work at First National do so because they know it’s a place they can grow and make meaningful contributions to advance our business. We emphasize hard work and celebrate every success. The people join our team most often stay to build fulfilling careers and become integral members of the First National family.
Definity Financial Corporation is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative multi-channel, property and casualty insurance companies and distributors, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. By investing in businesses and innovations, the companies in our group help our customers, broker partners, employees, and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change. Our group’s long history and experienced leadership give us a depth of expertise that’s respected in the industry. Definity is making insurance better.
CIBC is a leading and well-diversified North American financial institution committed to creating enduring value for all our stakeholders – our clients, team, communities and shareholders. We are guided by our purpose – to help make your ambition a reality, and we are activating our resources to create positive change and contribute to a more secure, equitable and sustainable future. Across our bank and our businesses – Personal and Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets – our 50,000 employees bring our purpose to life every day for our 13 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. About some of the areas of our bank: -Canadian Personal and Business Banking- Canadian Personal and Business Banking provides personal and business clients across Canada with financial advice, services and solutions through banking centres, digital and mobile channels to help make their ambitions a reality. -Canadian Commercial Banking and Wealth Management- Canadian Commercial Banking and Wealth Management provides high-touch, relationship-oriented banking and wealth management services to middle-market companies, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals and families across Canada, as well as asset management services to institutional investors. -U.S. Commercial Banking and Wealth Management- U.S. Commercial Banking and Wealth Management provides commercial banking and private wealth services across the U.S., as well as personal and small-business banking services in four U.S. Midwestern markets and focuses on middle-market and mid-corporate companies and high-net-worth individuals and families. -Capital Markets- Capital Markets provides integrated global markets products and services, investment banking advisory and execution, corporate banking solutions, and top-ranked research to our clients around the world. It includes Direct Financial Services which focuses on expanding CIBC’s digitally enabled capabilities to provide a cohesive set of direct banking, direct investing and innovative multi-currency payment solutions for CIBC’s clients.
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.