Media Releases

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 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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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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Ecclesiastical launches Social Media Guidance

April 28, 2021

Toronto:  April 28, 2021:  Ecclesiastical has launched two guides to help their brokers and customers with social media:  Using Social Media during COVID-19 – a Guide for brokers, and Safe…

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Ecclesiastical recognizes National Volunteer Week – April 18-24, 2021

April 20, 2021

Ecclesiastical celebrates volunteers and the valuable work they do!  This week is National Volunteer Week and Ecclesiastical joins Volunteer Canada in recognizing the millions of volunteers who step up to…

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Oral history project on Saskatchewan’s Doukhobors captures top history prize

April 20, 2021

The Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! is presented by the Canadian Museums Association, sponsored by Ecclesiastical, and honours individuals or institutions that have made a significant…

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Ecclesiastical Insurance Unveils a New Visual Identity

March 15, 2021

At Ecclesiastical Insurance, we’re excited to introduce our refreshed brand identity – a bold new chapter in our story. This new look represents a more modern insurance company – shaped…

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New Ecclesiastical headquarters in Gloucester, UK

March 10, 2021

After an 18-month construction project, work on Ecclesiastical Insurance’s new UK headquarters has been completed. Ecclesiastical has been based in Gloucester since the 1970s and has strong links to the…

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