The Co-operators car insurance now available through comparison service

Ontario car insurance shoppers to get even more insurance quotes with the addition of The Co-operators to the comparison service

TORONTO, May 31, 2012 – Car insurance quotes from The Co-operators are now available to Ontario drivers online through’s car insurance quote comparison service.

The addition of The Co-operators, and its competitively priced auto insurance offering, makes an already robust comparison service even stronger. With dedicated agents ready to help, one simply has to visit, compare quotes and call to be connected to The Co-operators through Kanetix’s priority queue.

“The Co-operators is known for their customer-friendly approach to service and by offering online quotes to consumers at they continue to put the consumer first by making it even easier for them to comparison shop their car insurance,” said Janine White, Vice-President, Kanetix Ltd. “With the addition of The Co-operators, we are able to offer Ontario drivers more options than ever before, further solidifying Kanetix’s role in helping drivers shop for auto insurance.”

The Co-operators has provided online quotes to Quebec drivers through Kanetix since 2011, and this expansion into the Ontario market complements’s commitment to help all consumers shop for their insurance using one, easy-to-use, comprehensive comparison service.

“We are pleased to be part of Kanetix’s quote comparison service in Ontario,” said Kathy Bardswick, President and CEO of The Co-operators. “It’s very important to shop around for insurance, and we look forward to reaching more Ontario drivers and providing them with our excellent service and competitive pricing.”

The free Kanetix service offers drivers an opportunity to compare competing insurance quotes from a variety of car insurers, including The Co-operators. By visiting, users can follow four simple steps and, in just a few minutes, view multiple insurance quotes in an easy-to-read chart format and call in to buy.

About The Co-operators

The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative with more than $38 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products. The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is ranked #1 among the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights, and listed among the 50 Best Employers in Canada. As a proud member and supporter of the co-operative sector, The Co-operators is pleased to celebrate 2012: The International Year of Co-operatives. For more information, visit

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 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.