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CapriCMW Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Canada

May 2, 2018

CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., a leading independent insurance brokerage based in BC, has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada. This is CapriCMW’s eighth time on this list, published as a Special National Report in the April 27, 2018 issue of The Globe and Mail.

“We are very proud and honoured to be among the Best Workplaces in Canada. This is a true reflection of our incredible team who are the core of our positive, supportive and progressive culture,” said Andrew Kemp, Co-President. “Our people make CapriCMW a great workplace and help us continue attracting and retaining the best talent.”

By taking a people-first approach through an employee share ownership plan, wellness and peer recognition programs and many other staff-driven initiatives, CapriCMW employees see the results of their contributions and are rewarded and recognized company-wide.

“Having undergone a merger in 2017 and now with over 400 employees, our eighth appearance on this list is a testament to how, despite our rapid growth and transformation, we have stayed true to our roots and maintain a culture of genuine care and concern for the well-being of our teams, our clients, and our communities,” said Tim Miller, Co-President.

The 2018 Best Workplaces in Canada list is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from confidential employee survey results; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures.

This year’s list received over 400 entries and over 80,000 employees participated in the 2018 “Best Workplaces in Canada” survey.

About CapriCMW

CapriCMW is a uniquely independent, locally and employee-owned company with strong roots in BC, created through the merger of CMW and Capri Insurance. With decades of experience and specialized expertise, CapriCMW advisors provide custom insurance and risk management solutions to personal and business clients across BC and Canada. With over 400 professionals in 14 offices, CapriCMW offers a wide range of professional expertise spanning a multitude of industries, products and services.

About the Canadian Broker Network

CapriCMW is a proud member of the Canadian Broker Network. The Canadian Broker Network is a consortium of leading independent insurance brokerages including Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited, CapriCMW Insurance Services, Lawrie Insurance Group, McLean Hallmark Insurance Group, PBL Insurance, Rogers Insurance, Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance, Sharp Insurance, South Western Group, and Bullfrog Insurance, the industry’s first digital commercial broker. Together, CBN members represent more than $1 billion in property casualty premiums as well as employee benefits and life and financial services, with over 50 offices across Canada and more than 1,500 employees.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. It is a global research and consulting firm with a mission to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In Canada, Great Place to Work® produces both industry and demographic specific Best WorkplaceTM lists. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, which culminates in a series of national lists in over 50 countries, including the study’s flagship list of 100 Best Companies published annually in Fortune magazine. Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, which are the primary determinant used in selecting winners. There’s only one way to get on this list – your employees have to put you on it.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Andrew Kemp, President
604 484 0204 | akemp@capricmw.ca

Tim Miller, President
250 869 3801 | tmiller@capricmw.ca