The Co-operators launches Prestige Plus insurance for higher-value homes

Guelph, ON (Mar. 28, 2014) – Recognizing the unique insurance needs of higher-value homes in Canada, The Co-operators has introduced a new insurance solution designed specifically for valuable homes. Prestige Plus is specialized insurance that provides appropriate coverage, policy enhancements and valuable extras to properly insure these homes and everything in them.

The Prestige Plus complete coverage package has extended coverage and services that include:

  • Special coverage limits for valuables including fine art, jewellery and wine collections.
  • Legal advice and insurance coverage administered by DAS Canada for expenses related to matters including employment and contract disputes, legal defense, bodily injury, property protection and tax investigations.
  • Home equipment mechanical breakdown coverage such as whole-home computer systems and high-end appliances.
  • Enviroguard� coverage which pays above the claim amount, to replace damaged property with eco-friendly and sustainable products.

“We are committed to ensuring all of our clients have the right protection for their homes in case of the unexpected,” said Kathy Bardswick, president and CEO of The Co-operators. “Prestige Plus responds to the unique insurance needs of higher-value homes related to their contents, customizations and special features.”

Prestige Plus is available for single-family homes valued at $750,000 or more through all Co-operators financial advisors across Canada. To find an advisor near you, visit The Co-operators online and look for the “find a financial advisor” link at the top right of the homepage.

About The Co-operators

The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative with more than $34 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 listed among the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt; Corporate Knights’ Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada; and the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Sustainalytics and Maclean’s magazine. For more information visit

Source: The Co-operators