Links & Resources

Frequently requested documents

Industry Links

  • Centre for Study of Insurance Operations - provides standard forms and technology resources in support of the broker distribution channel.
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada - the national industry association representing Canada's private home, car and business insurers.
  • Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction - an independent, not-for-profit institute for disaster prevention research and communications.
  • General Insurance OmbudService- an independent dispute resolution service for complaints related to home, auto or business insurance.
  • Mediate BC- provides dispute resolution services in B.C.
  • Insurance Council of B.C. - licenses insurance agents, salespersons and adjusters; sets educational requirements and disciplines licensees when there has been a breach of the statutes, regulations or rules that provide consumer protection.
  • Financial Institutions Commission - a regulatory agency of the provincial Ministry of Finance, FICOM administers the statutes that regulate the pension, financial services and real estate sectors in B.C.

Consumer Resources

  • Consumer Resources - covers consumer tips, road safety, emergency planning, homeowner information and other topics related to insurance and risk management.

Privacy Resources

  • Privacy Resources - links to authorities and resources that will help brokers comply with privacy statutes and contractual requirements for proper handling of clients’ personal information.

Industry History