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Brokerage expands its reach in Manitoba

December 22, 2021 Alyssa Di Sabatino

Andrew Agencies, a multi-line brokerage based in Virden, Manitoba, is expanding its footprint in the province with the acquisition of two Manitoba brokerages — Kimp Services in Shoal Lake, and Ducharme Agencies in Winnipeg.  The acquisitions are effective Nov. 1, 2021,

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Western broker: Don’t chop off the head of oil industry

December 9, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Although the impact of carbon emissions on climate is a major concern for carriers, western Canadian brokers are concerned about efforts to reduce Canada’s reliance on oil and gas. “Oil and gas is not going away any time soon, and

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How renewal delays are taking a toll on brokers

November 17, 2020 by Adam Malik

Insurers are becoming more meticulous around what they deem to be a good risk and that extra scrutiny is giving brokers heavier workloads, broker leaders say, and it could force brokers to limit how much they take on. Interest rates

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Andrew Agencies buys Saskatoon brokerage with two offices

June 16, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Saskatoon Insurance Agencies, which places home, auto, commercial and farm coverage, has been acquired by Andrew Agencies Ltd. effective June 1. Based in the Manitoba community of Virden, about 80 kilometres west of Brandon, Andrew now has 20 offices in