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Welcome to Aviva
There are some things you can plan for, and there are some things you can’t. At Aviva, we are committed to delivering peace of mind by making sure you have the coverage you need should the unexpected happen. Together with our broker partners, we take the time to listen and understand what matters most to you, then we create a plan that fits your unique situation. Whether it is your home, or your home on wheels, your first car or the family minivan, your cottage, your business, an antique boat, your beloved motorcycle, a cherished classic car, a powerboat, snowmobiles or ATV’s for the family, we have you covered. Around the world, for over 300 years, Aviva has been proudly delivering prosperity and peace of mind to customers like you. This is Aviva.
We are building insurance around you.
Aviva Canada Inc. (“Aviva” or “Aviva Canada”) is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in Canada, providing home, automobile, and business insurance and premier claims service to more than 3 million customers nationally. Our 3,000 employees in locations across the country work with thousands of independent brokers and small to medium-sized businesses in communities all across Canada. Aviva products and services are delivered in Canada through our family of wholly-owner insurance companies: Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, Pilot Insurance Company, Elite Insurance Company, Traders General Insurance Company, Scottish & York Insurance Co. Limited, and S&Y Insurance Company.Aviva is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc, one of the world’s largest insurance groups and the largest insurance services provider in the UK.
Aviva Insurance Company of Canada
Insuring Canadians for over 100 years, Aviva Insurance Company of Canada provides a broad range of personal and business insurance products and services to policyholders through a network of independent insurance brokers.
Elite Insurance Company (Aviva Elite)
Canada’s largest insurer of leisure and lifestyle products and services, Elite Insurance Company offers coverage for specialty personal insurance products.
Traders General Insurance Company (Aviva Traders)
One of Canada’s leading group insurers, Traders General Insurance Company provides home and auto insurance to large and mid-sized groups nation-wide.
Pilot Insurance Company (Aviva Pilot)
Serving the Ontario market exclusively, Pilot Insurance Company provides property and automobile insurance products and services.
Scottish & York Insurance Co. Limited (Aviva Scottish & York)
Scottish & York Insurance Co. Limited provides traditional home and auto coverage, with a focus on providing competitively-priced products.
From our roots in 17th century England to present day Canada, Aviva has changed insurance. Through a process best described as “evolutionary,” Aviva has emerged from the creation of new companies and a series of mergers. But through it all, Aviva has always provided customers with peace of mind, with a vision of being the most trusted and valued home, auto and business insurer. Aviva’s roots in Canada can be traced back to the early 19th century, when a number of UK-based insurance companies operated branch offices all across Canada. These companies have since merged their strengths to become Aviva Canada. In 1887, the first Canadian based Aviva heritage company, Canada Accident Assurance Company was incorporated. Then in 1906, The General Accident Assurance Company of Canada – another Aviva heritage company – was incorporated in Toronto. During the 20th century, numerous Aviva Canada predecessors emerged, changed their names, combined their strengths and were purchased until finally – on May 5, 2003 – CGU Insurance Company of Canada changed its name to Aviva Insurance Company of Canada.
Aviva Insurance Company of Canada offers its products and services through independent insurance brokers. Brokers are the consumers’ only option for INDEPENDENCE and CHOICE. Insurance brokerages are independently owned, offering insurance policies through insurance companies with whom they are contracted. Many brokerages offer clients a choice of multiple insurance companies. All insurance brokers are licenced through the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario.
The Bottom Line - No single insurance company is best for all drivers, everywhere in the province, all the time. Independent choice is your best ally when shopping for insurance.