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Aviva, OneEleven Partner On InsurTech Growth Program

InsurTech program will help up-and-coming insurtechs to deliver their insurance solutions Toronto, ON (Feb. 5, 2018) – OneEleven and Aviva Canada are joining forces to support the success of growing Canadian InsurTech companies. This four-month program will provide six select companies with the high-impact resources and networks they need to scale and grow their innovative ventures. If you… Read more »

Leadership changes at Aviva Canada

Toronto, ON (Jan. 16, 2018) – Aviva announces that Greg Somerville has decided to step back from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer to become a non-executive director of Aviva Canada, effective March 1, 2018. Colm Holmes, currently Chief Executive Officer of Aviva UK General Insurance and Chairman of Global Corporate and Specialty,… Read more »

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Can We Take Pride in Insurance Technology?

For the longest time after I started working in the insurance industry, I accepted the common wisdom that insurance technology was a laggard in comparison to other sectors. Whether that was ever true, InsurTech is definitely at play now, driving innovation. So, can we stop apologizing for being so far behind?  Let’s explore a few… Read more »

Outdoorsy Expands to Canada – Bringing the RV Sharing Economy to Millions of Canadians

Outdoorsy and Aviva Canada team up to bring an RV peer-to-peer marketplace to Canadians coast to coast. Toronto, ON (Dec. 14, 2017) — Outdoorsy, the largest and most-trusted RV rental marketplace, announces its launch to all Canadians today. Both RV owners and renters alike can now travel across Canada or the USA in motorhomes, campervans,… Read more »

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Aviva Canada Expands Insurance Coverage For Commercial Customers

New Commercial Accident insurance offers comprehensive protection for accidental injury or death October 26, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Aviva is pleased to announce the launch of Commercial Accident, a newly developed, comprehensive offering for customers through its broker partners. Complementing Aviva’s current suite of products, Commercial Accident insurance provides an additional layer of protection to… Read more »

Canadians lose millions every year from identity theft and online scams

Aviva Canada debuts educational video and enhanced identity theft coverage for customers to mark Cyber Security Awareness Month Toronto, ON (Oct. 2, 2017) – In 2016 alone, Canadians lost $40 million due to online scams. Millennials and Generation Z in particular have become natural targets because of their strong presence on social media. Online security… Read more »

Canadians Want Technology Relief From Distracted Driving

Aviva Canada Poll Toronto, ON (Sept. 21, 2017) – A groundbreaking new opinion poll of Canadians shows they have the answer to texting and driving – and it’s not peer pressure or police crackdowns. Instead, the majority of Canadians in a new public opinion poll by Aviva Canada believe only a technology solution that blocks… Read more »

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Digital and Analogue: Tails and Heads on a Single Coin

Back in the dying days of 2015, I posted on insurance organizations that were in the process of disrupting themselves.  So where did we end up?  Let’s take a look at the journey and see where we stand and where we are going. Are we behind the times? Insurance organizations have been tagged as laggards… Read more »

OneEleven and Aviva Canada to host Canada’s first-ever DisasterTech Hackathon

Innovation hub partners with The Canadian Red Cross, City of Toronto, SAS Analytics, Toronto Hydro, The Weather Company, and more to help solve challenges related to natural disasters Toronto, ON (Sept. 12, 2017) – More severe storms happening more often – that’s the new climate reality. No matter whether it comes in the form of… Read more »

Aviva and Local Insurance Partner to Support Charities

Insure For Your Cause program offers customers opportunity to donate to charity when they purchase insurance Toronto, ON (July 25, 2017) – Aviva Canada and Local Insurance have collaborated to launch the Insure For Your Cause program, enabling customers to donate to their favourite charities when they purchase home or auto insurance from a participating… Read more »