Canadian Broker Network expands its Membership

Toronto – October 3, 2019 – Canadian Broker Network (CBN), Canada’s leading network of independent insurance brokers, is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Firstbrook Cassie and Anderson Limited (FCA) have joined CBN.

“We are very excited to have FCA join us. Having recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, this flagship Toronto based brokerage has an excellent reputation and is a well-respected member of the Canadian insurance community”, says Andrew Kemp, Chairman of CBN. “We welcome their contributions in furthering the CBN strategy of enhancing the strength and viability of professionally run, employee-owned independent brokers embedded in local communities which we believe ultimately offers better value for customers,” says Lorie Phair, Managing Director of CBN.

Warren Griffiths, President of FCA, adds “We are pleased to join one of the most proactive brokerage groups in Canada and look forward to collaborating with some of the best leaders in the industry.”

Sean Anderson, CEO of FCA adds “We believe our commitment to CBN and its members will help us achieve our future goals of growing FCA’s legacy as an independent entrepreneurial company.”

About the Canadian Broker Network

The Canadian Broker Network is a consortium of leading independent insurance brokerages including Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited, CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., Group Deslauriers, Lawrie Insurance Group Inc., Rogers Insurance Ltd., Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Limited, Sharp Insurance 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.

Maturing out of a forum dating back to 2002, originally designed to exchange best practices, CBN today provides a unique alternative for members to grow and innovate their business. CBN’s guiding principles of innovation, collaboration, commitment to growth, and independence ensures that members can deliver the best possible value proposition to their clients, employees, and insurer partners

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