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Joining a new industry is an exciting time and means you can (and should!) take advantage of new opportunities. We want you to step into the world of property and casualty (P&C) insurance confidently, meet the right contacts and understand the impact of emerging trends so you can accelerate the pace of your career. We know you want to stand out in a busy market. That’s why we want to connect you to resources, events and people that will help you achieve your goals.

Upcoming events

March 5, 2021: 1-2pm EST
Career Insights: Personal Branding to Elevate Your Career
Branding is not just for celebrities, influencers, and big corporations.
If you want to learn more about crafting a personal brand and leveraging it to achieve your career goals, join Career Connections manager, Trevor Buttrum for this free, one-hour virtual event. He'll moderate a conversation between four industry professionals who have successfully built and utilized their personal brands to aid their careers. They'll discuss personal branding, how to find your true self, and how to creatively promote your brand to grow your career.

This session is for you if you want to:
- better understand the value of personal branding
- explore key trends in crafting and living out your brand
- reflect on your strengths and what you ultimately want to be known for
- maximize your career potential
- ask questions!

Register now



Latest News

Three cyber experts recently joined moderator Trevor Buttrum (Manager, Career Connections) for a virtual cyber discussion. They explored a cyber event from different career vantage points, challenging assumptions, sharing valuable insights and answering audience questions.

The expert panel featured:
- Patrick Bourk | Principal and National Cyber Practice Leader at HUB International Ontario Ltd.
- Greg Markell | President & CEO, Ridge Canada Cyber Solutions
- Michael Guy, FCIP, CRM | Managing Director & Regional Head of Canada, Charles Taylor Adjusting

If you didn't make it on the day you can watch a recording of the event:


'Unpack the Hack': Cyber Incident Perspectives: 69mins



Get to know the industry

Onboarding buttonOur P&C Onboarding Course is a free one-hour program that provides an introduction to the P&C insurance industry in Canada, reviews the variety of roles and functions within it, and establishes the first steps for career success. It's ideal if you are new to P&C insurance or have recently switched to a new role.

Start your onboarding




Mission Critical - Responding to Covid-19: 60mins


Voices of Experience - Leadership in the face of uncertainty: 53mins

Organizations you can join

Young Insurance Professionals of BC
YiP BC is a network of like-minded professionals that serves as a resource within the modern insurance landscape. They seek to drive collaboration and foster support for members who are looking to grow their career.

Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto
YIPT is Toronto’s platform for insurance industry professionals to engage, grow and give back to the community. Initiatives are held throughout the year giving members access to peer-to-peer networking, mentorship programs, and relationship building. YIPT is a non-profit organization with over 1000 members in Ontario.

Canadian Association of Insurance Women
CAIW is a national association of insurance professionals. CAIW focuses on education, networking, and personal development of individuals affiliated with the insurance industry, both directly and indirectly. CAIW provides insurance professionals with a forum to showcase their dedication to the consumer and the industry through programmes such as the Insurance Information Campaign.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries
The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) is the national, bilingual organization and voice of the actuarial profession in Canada. Members are dedicated to providing actuarial services and advice of the highest quality. The Institute holds the duty of the profession to the public above the needs of the profession and its members.

Insurance Technology Association
Provides members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA provides the insurance technology community with a resource solely dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry.

The Toronto Insurance Women's Association is a not-for-profit association comprised of members of the insurance industry. Through monthly meetings and social events, the association provides skills and education needed to stay current and successful in the insurance industry.

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