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Burns & Wilcox Canada Introduces Enhanced Environmental Coverage

July 8, 2013   by Burns & Wilcox Canada

Environmental Centre of Excellence provides direct access to experts

Toronto, ON [July 8, 2013] Burns & Wilcox Canada today introduced a new environmental coverage offering through its Environmental Centre of Excellence. This unique offering provides access to the broadest range of protection against environmental risk and for environmental products.

“Many clients may not fully comprehend the extent of their environmental risks,” said Gary Hirst, National Director, Burns & Wilcox Canada. “Burns & Wilcox Canada’s unrivalled expertise and specialized knowledge allows us to identify and assess potential environmental risks and provide intelligent solutions.”

Available environmental coverage includes:

    • General Liability for environmental contractors and consultants
    • Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL)
    • Professional Liability for environmental consultants
    • First-party Site Pollution Liability (with or without General Liability)
    • Transportation Pollution Liability (stand alone or package basis)
    • Storage Tank Pollution Liability

Optional products also include mold, lead, asbestos, exterior insulation finishing systems (EIFS) and non-owned disposal sites (NODS). These project-specific policies are available on a monoline or package basis.

  • For more information about Burns & Wilcox Canada’s environmental product offering, please contact:

  • Paul Clarke
  • Sr. Underwriting Manager
  • Tel: 416-774-2684
  • Email: 

About Burns & Wilcox Canada

Burns & Wilcox Canada is a leading wholesale broker and underwriting manager for the retail brokerage community. Burns & Wilcox Canada leverages both Canadian domestic insurers as well as international carriers, including Lloyd’s underwriters. With access to a broad range of specialty products including commercial lines, professional liability and personal insurance, the company offers unrivaled service and access to an international network, giving brokers a competitive edge for facilitating trans-border business for Canadian clients. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and St. John’s, Burns & Wilcox Canada is part of the Kaufman Financial Group.

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About Burns & Wilcox and the Kaufman Financial Group

Burns & Wilcox is the industry’s largest privately-held wholesale broker and underwriting manager. Burns & Wilcox has more than 40 offices across the United States, Canada and London and employs more than 1,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Burns & Wilcox is internationally recognized for its insurance brokerage and underwriting expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.

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