Kanetix.ca launches first of its kind commercial insurance quote service for Alberta businesses

Online comparison service Kanetix.ca to feature SGI CANADA commercial auto quotes, as well as commercial property quotes aimed at contractors, tradespeople and professionals in Alberta’s oil industry.

TORONTO, April 12, 2012 – Auto and property commercial insurance quotes are now available for businesses in Alberta through Kanetix.ca.

Commercial auto

Featuring quotes from SGI CANADA, Alberta businesses can get commercial auto insurance in minutes, online at their convenience. Whether it’s for multiple drivers or multiple vehicles, customers can simply visit Kanetix.ca and complete a short online form to view their custom commercial auto insurance quote.

Commercial property and Energy Pak policy quotes

Alberta commercial property insurance from SGI CANADA-ideal for contractors and tradespeople in need of liability and tool coverage-is also available, giving these consumers a quick and easy online solution to their commercial property insurance needs.

Additionally, Kanetix is pleased to facilitate online quotes for SGI’s Energy Pak insurance policy. Energy Pak is designed to offer comprehensive protection and competitive pricing for professionals in Alberta’s oil industry, including: oilwell operators, oilwell pumpers, gas compressor station operators, oil/gas well site maintenance and oilfield trucking operations. Nowhere else, except through Kanetix.ca, can Alberta’s oil industry professionals in need of Energy Pak coverage get online quotes.

The two new online services-commercial auto and property-represent an innovative new approach in how Alberta consumers can attain a commercial insurance quote.

“With the launch, Kanetix offers Alberta consumers the opportunity to get commercial insurance in a way they’ve never before been able to,” said Janine White, Director, Marketplace for Kanetix.ca. “It’s a first, and we’re pleased to have teamed up with SGI CANADA to deliver this leading edge, much-needed service.”

“With today’s busy schedules, we see more and more consumers and businesses preferring to do business online,” said Glenn Forbes, Regional Manager, Alberta Regional Operations of SGI CANADA. “This new service will meet the needs of our commercial customers by offering them the convenience and flexibility to research and buy quotes online and on their own time – an option they can’t get from any other company in Alberta.”

The free Kanetix.ca service offers consumers an efficient and time-saving means to not only get an online quote, but also effortlessly connect to SGI CANADA to discuss and buy coverage. The result is a simple and straightforward experience for the consumer that further solidifies Kanetix’s position as a leading provider of online insurance quotes by innovating how Canadians shop for, and buy, insurance.


SGI CANADA has been in business for more than 60 years, selling property and casualty insurance in seven Canadian provinces. It operates as SGI CANADA in Saskatchewan; SGI CANADA Insurance Services Limited in Alberta and Manitoba; Coachman Insurance Company in Ontario; and the Insurance Company of Prince Edward Island (ICPEI) in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Visit SGI CANADA at www.sgicanada.ca. Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is the province’s self-sustaining auto insurance fund.

About Kanetix®

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix was Canada’s first online insurance marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The Kanetix comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the Kanetix website at www.kanetix.ca to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of Kanetix connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Software as a Service team, Kanetix is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada’s largest insurance brands.