Information Resources and Related Links

We’ve gathered together a wide range of helpful insurance-related links designed to save you time and help you better serve your clients. 

Insurance Associations & Organizations

Canadian Association of Insurance Women

Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Canadian Institute of Actuaries

Canadian Insurance Claims Managers’ Association

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.

Canadian Standards Association

Centre for Study of Insurance Operations

Facility Association

Gamma Iota Sigma

Institute for Global Insurance Education (IGIE).

Insurance Brokers Association of British Columbia

Insurance Brokers Association of Canada

Insurance Bureau of Canada

Insurance Marketing and Communications Association

International Insurance Society

Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC)

Risk and Insurance Management Society

Surety Association of Canada

Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada

Insurance Education

In addition to the insurance education programs available through the Institute, there are a number of post-secondary institutions where there are Chairs of Insurance or full-time insurance programs. Many of these programs offer students the opportunity to complete a number of credits towards the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation from the Insurance Institute, and there are numerous scholarships and prizes available for qualified applicants.

Universities with Chairs of Insurance

Université Laval, Québec, Québec
Long a pioneer in French-language, degree-level insurance education, Université Laval, through its Faculty of Business Administration, holds the oldest Chair of Insurance in Canada.

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
Students at the university have access to a two-year specialization in insurance and risk management within the Bachelor of Commerce program of the Faculty of Management.

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
As part of its Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree, Wilfrid Laurier offers top students a co-operative program in property/casualty insurance that includes three work experience semesters as part of the degree requirements.

/ Universities with Full-time Insurance Programs

British Columbia Institute For Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia
Two-year General Insurance and Risk Management Diploma program.

Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario
Two-year Business Insurance Diploma program.

Fanshawe College, London, Ontario
Two-year Business Insurance Diploma program.

Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta
Two-year Insurance & Risk Management Diploma program.

Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario
Two-year Business Insurance Diploma program.

Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta
Two-year General Insurance and Business Administration Diploma program.

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Two-year Business Insurance Diploma Program.

Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario
Two-year Business-Insurance Diploma program.

Insurance Fraud & Crime

Canadian Association of Special Investigation Units
Insurance Bureau of Canada – Insurance Crime
National Insurance Crime Bureau

Insurance News & Publications

In addition to IQ, our quarterly member newsletter and our own reports and publications, you might enjoy these publications:

Canadian Insurance Top Broker
Canadian Underwriter
Claims Canada
Insurance Business
Insurance Bureau of Canada – Fact Books
Insurance Canada – The Chronicle Newsletter
Le Journal de l'Assurance
PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada – Insurance Publications
Thompson’s World Insurance News