Welcome to the Cambrian Shield Chapter.

How can we help you?


Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing prep courses.

Register now for a CIP spring class

Expand your expertise. Build your brand. Create your career.
Lock in your learning for spring today. Choose your course and format now.

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.

Must-attend Events and Seminars

Sudbury Curling Bonspiel – March 22
Come out for a day of fun on the ice! Individuals and team entries welcome. Learn more.

Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications (Webinar)
 – June 5
As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption will be legal in Canada—how will this affect your role as an insurance professional? Learn more.

Insuring Unique Homes (Webinar) – June 15
Homes today run the gamut from 250 square foot tiny homes to 25,000 square foot mansions and as an insurance professional, you need to find the right way to insure them all. Learn more.

Manufacturers & Wholesalers (Webinar) – August 16
This half-day webinar covers property insurance, general liability insurance (including completed product and operations liability), inherent defect insurance and equipment breakdown insurance. We will also discuss cyber liability and the exposures to manufactures and wholesalers. Learn more.

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/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class – Starts June 18
•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing

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.

Have you read our research reports and trends papers?

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.

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.