Media Releases


Building a Windstorm Emergency Response Plan

July 27, 2021

Toronto, ON:  July 28, 2021:  At this time of year, parts of our country experience potentially damaging windstorms, hurricanes, and rain events. At Ecclesiastical, we have developed a bulletin to…

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CIG Giving Back Women Hugging

Applications for the Community Impact Grant program are now being accepted.

July 12, 2021

TORONTO:  July 12, 2021:   Ecclesiastical Insurance’s 2021 Community Impact Grant program is now open!  Applications are being accepted from July 12 – August 31, 2021.  This national program provides funding…

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Arts, Culture, Heritage specialist magazine launches

June 29, 2021

Our latest issue of Review magazine has launched, and highlights wonderful stories from the arts, culture and heritage sector in Canada, Ireland and the UK.   Our vibrant contributors range…

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AM Best A Excellent Rating

Ecclesiastical rated “Excellent” by AM Best

June 22, 2021

Global credit rating agency AM Best has affirmed the credit rating of Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (Ecclesiastical) as “Excellent”. The agency announced Ecclesiastical’s Financial Strength Rating as ‘A’ (Excellent) and…

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Roadmap to Resilience

Ecclesiastical Launches Roadmap to Business Resilience

June 16, 2021

Toronto – June 16, 2021: Ecclesiastical has launched a planning framework to help organizations develop a strategic risk-based approach to manage their operations. The plan includes a set of tools…

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Safety Practices for Ceremonies Involving Fire – New Risk Control Guidance from Ecclesiastical

June 8, 2021

Toronto, ON:  June 8, 2021:  Unfortunately, fires caused by improper control of open flame and ash disposal are on the rise.  Damages from these fires – in terms of personal…

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Dave Smiley Announcement

Dave Smiley joins Ecclesiastical as COO

May 18, 2021

Toronto, Ontario:  May 18, 2021.  We are delighted to announce that Dave Smiley, B.Sc., FCIP is joining Ecclesiastical Canada as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1, 2021.  Reporting to David…

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UK Giving

Ecclesiastical ranked in the top four in UK’s charitable giving

May 18, 2021

Toronto, ON:  May 18, 2021: Ecclesiastical Insurance Group has been named the fourth-largest corporate giver to charity in The Guide to UK Company Giving and was the top insurance company…

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Insuring Heritage Buildings in Canada – new Risk Bulletin released by Ecclesiastical

May 12, 2021

Toronto:  May 12, 2021:  We know that planning for the future of a strong, vibrant community requires knowledge of the past and an understanding of what we value in the…

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Colin Robertson – Ecclesiastical’s new Chief Underwriting Officer

May 10, 2021

Toronto: May 10, 2021: We are delighted to announce that following a comprehensive recruitment process, Colin Robertson has been appointed Chief Underwriting Officer & Vice President, Risk Control, effective Monday May 3rd.

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