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Advance your career with the Cambrian Shield Chapter.

A part of the Insurance Institute of Ontario.

 

Welcome

We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge. Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing prep courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Register now for a winter CIP class!

Secure your space now, so you can relax and enjoy the holiday season! Classes begin the third week of January.
Be Assured—the decision to become a CIP is a wise one.
As confirmed in a recent industry survey, the CIP leads to better career prospects. Register now. Early bird pricing for in-class and virtual courses ends Monday, January 1, 2018.

It's time to renew your membership!

Are you taking advantage of your membership benefits?
We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn about the benefits and renew now.

Member Bonus Webinars: Complimentary for IIO Members

Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending).

Commercial Webinar Series

Are you new to commercial lines insurance, or interested in moving from personal to commercial lines? Our NEW webinar series instructed by Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM, is designed to refresh your perspective on commercial lines and provide you with the tools you need to better assist your clients. This series is open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to.

Commercial Risk Assessment – January 31, 2018, 9 a.m. - Noon, 3 Technical RIBO hours
Understanding the CGL – February 23, 2018, 9 - 11 a.m., 2 Technical RIBO hours
Certificates of Insurance – March 21, 2018, 9 - 11 a.m., 2 Technical RIBO hours

Register for all three webinars and receive a 25% discount. Email cambrianshieldmail@insuranceinstitute.ca to have the discount applied.

Licensing: give yourself the best chance of success on your exam

Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance Broker or Agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed.
We offer courses in several formats to suit your needs - including a new online class.

•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing

Must-attend networking events and seminars

Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: Sudbury – Starts January 22, 2018
Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Learn more.

Get your RIBO hours OnDemand

Help is here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.

CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.

Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports. 

Follow us on Twitter

The Insurance Institute of Ontario - Cambrian Shield is on Twitter. Join the conversation and follow us at @IIOCambrian.

Ask the Institute – now updated

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You'll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there. Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask

Did you know?

Cambrian Shield's council currently has over 20 committed council members and volunteers to lend their time, energy and ideas to our activities. They represent the many regions of our Chapter, including Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Thunder Bay, Timmins and Sudbury. No matter where you live, there is someone in your local area championing your insurance education needs.

The Cambrian Shield chapter is on Twitter.  Follow us @IIOCambrian

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.