Industry News

  • 95,000 Canadians Impacted by Ikea Canada Data Breach

    May 11, 2022

    Ikea Canada recently experienced an internal data breach that exposed the data of 95,000 Canadians. The breach took place March 1-3 when an Ikea employee made a "generic search" in the company's customer database, and some personal information appeared among the results, the company reported.

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  • Canadian Natural Disasters Caused $2.1 Billion in Insured Losses in 2021

    March 23, 2022

    Severe weather events in Canada caused insured losses of $2.1 billion last year, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). This makes 2021 the sixth costliest year since 1983.

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  • Avant Insurance - Top Insurance Employer in 2021

    November 22, 2021

    Avant Insurance is pleased to announce that we have been named as a Top Insurance Employer for 2021.

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  • Complete Series: 10 Questions you NEED to ask your insurance broker!

    August 27, 2021

    Complete Series: 10 Questions you NEED to ask your insurance broker!

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  • State of the Insurance Industry 2021

    March 29, 2021

    2020 Insurance Company Financials are showing improvements in loss ratios and overall profitable results, pleading the question of how long the hard market will last.

    Written by Chantelle Markus

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  • Avant Insurance Recognized in Industry News for Making Start Up - Canada's Top New Growth Companies in 2020

    March 24, 2021

    Thank you to the Manitoba Insurance Broker Magazine for highlighting the achievements of Avant being named in the in Top 100 of the Start Up - Canada's Top New Growth Companies in 2020.

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  • The Importance of Working With a Licensed Insurance Broker

    December 1, 2020

    "Only pay for the Insurance you Need" There are few words spoken that will send shivers through my spine while enjoying an evening of television watching as these do. With the current Do-it-Yourself and Shop online way of life that we are now experiencing, taking care of our insurance in a similar way seems like a logical step. Nothing could be further from the truth!

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  • Interview With OUR Entrepreneur

    November 17, 2020

    It's National Entrepreneur Day! So we decided to get to know ours a little more. Here is the interview conducted by a few members of our team of our fearless President, Cole Leitch.

    Written by Sarah Scott & Cynthia Russell

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  • Avant Insurance Supports Local Businesses

    September 28, 2020

    See what Avant Insurance is doing to support local businesses!

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  • What To Do After A Claim

    September 21, 2020

    Having a claim is a stressful and difficult time. Here is a list of first steps and requirements to help guide you through. We are here to help.

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  • Habitat for Humanity Build

    September 4, 2020

    Thank you to our amazing team who recently volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity build!

    You exemplify our values and we are so proud of you!

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  • In The Words Of Our Employees...

    July 24, 2020

    It is obvious by the anonymous feedback we receive from our employees that they share our values, passion and purpose. #TheFeelingIsMutual #WeLoveOurWorkFamily #TheBestInTheBusiness

    Don't you want this team handling your insurance?

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