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Origin and Cause opens new office in Vancouver, B.C.

September 12, 2018   by Origin and Cause

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VANCOUVER, BC September 12, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Origin and Cause, Canada’s largest consulting forensic engineering and fire investigation firm, has further strengthened its presence in British Columbia with the opening of a new office in Vancouver. 

“The past few summers have been incredibly difficult for the people and the province of British Columbia, and a challenging time for insurers,” said Origin and Cause President, Mazen Habash. “Our clients in Vancouver need us now more than ever and are constantly reaching out to our Victoria office and neighbouring offices in the West. We are honoured by their trust in our expertise, and are excited to open up a local office so that we can better serve their forensic needs.”

Fire and Explosion Investigator, Tom Hoppe, will be the lead expert operating out of the Origin and Cause Vancouver office. Mr. Hoppe has more than 15 years of experience conducting complex investigations into large losses and incendiary fires and explosions.

“Tom is very well respected in the fire and explosion investigation industry; known for his passion for discovering the truth by determining the facts of an incident, as well as his exceptional customer relations experience,” said Western Canada Manager Ken Swan. “We are proud to open our doors today on the mainland, and look forward to being a part of the local insurance community.”


For assistance with Fire and Explosion Investigations in British Columbia, please contact:

Tom Hoppe
1(778) 956-7629

For further information, please contact:

George Costandi
(647) 393-2846


About Origin and Cause

As Canada’s largest consulting forensic engineering and fire investigation firm, Origin and Cause provides cross-disciplinary forensic expertise to insurance companies, law firms, independent adjusters and corporate risk managers. Origin and Cause has been a trusted leader for over 25 years, completing over 30,000 cases and helping its clients discover the truth by determining the facts through expert investigation. Origin and Cause has built its reputation on integrity and commitment to the facts, and guarantees unbiased opinions based on factual evidence determined through scientific methodology, examination and laboratory testing.



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