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December 5, 2022 Canadian Broker Network

In today’s marketplace, how does a broker remain independent and grow? Canadian Broker Network has the answer. From a looming recession to a prolonged hard market, and everything in between – brokers are battling a lot these days. It’s no

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Paid Celebrating 20 years of independence

November 1, 2022 Canadian Broker Network

From humble beginnings 20 years ago, to becoming Canada’s largest network of independent brokers today – with more than 100 offices, 2 000 employees and over $2 billion in property casualty premiums – Canadian Broker Network (CBN) has always had

Lorie Phair, CBN president
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Lorie Phair, Canadian Broker Network

March 7, 2022 by Jason Contant

Lorie Phair, President, Canadian Broker Network Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry still has a gap in terms of opportunities for women in middle management, but the overall prospects for career opportunities and development are looking positive, says Lorie Phair,

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Paid You don’t have to sell to de-risk: Canadian Broker Network

September 12, 2021 Canadian Broker Network

From consolidation to digitization, emerging risks to increasing customer expectations – there’s a lot of pressure on independent brokers to sell these days. Joining the Canadian Broker Network means you don’t have to sell to de-risk… As Canada emerges from

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The latest in brokerage deal-making

January 20, 2021 by Jason Contant

Brokerage NFP has expanded its property and casualty brokerage presence in Ontario with the acquisition of EdgeHill Insurance Brokers Ltd. The deal is the latest mergers and acquisitions news in the Canadian P&C space. Also in the news, Canadian Broker

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Insurance Analytics Canada Summit speaker explains how brokerage caters to ‘need for speed demographic’

July 3, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

There are “all sorts of insights” that an insurance brokerage can get from customer data, but that data needs to be trustworthy, the head of an online commercial insurance brokerage told attendees at a recent conference. “If you don’t have

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St. John’s, Nfld.-based brokerage Cal LeGrow Insurance joins Canadian Broker Network

March 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s network of independent insurance brokers, the Canadian Broker Network (CBN), announced on Tuesday that Cal LeGrow Insurance Ltd., from St. John’s, Newfoundland, has joined the network. “We are thrilled to have Cal LeGrow join CBN,” Lorie Phair, managing director

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Mike Robinson named chairman of Canadian Broker Network

February 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Mike Robinson, president and CEO of PBL Insurance Limited, has been named chairman of the Canadian Broker Network (CBN), a network of independent insurance brokers. Robinson takes the reins from Tim Miller, president of Capri Insurance Services, who as chairman,