Outside Resources Links

There are many Canadian federal and provincial insurance-related resources. Links to organizations, educational programs, glossaries, injury prevention resources, crime prevention resources, legislation resources and regulators are below. ​

​Associations and Organizations

ADR Institute of Canada (ADR Canada)

General Insurance OmbudService (GIO)

American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCI) (U.S.)

Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA)

Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (CAMIC)


Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA)

Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC)

Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA)

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR)

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. (CLHIA)

International Insurance Society (IIS)

Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group)

Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA)

Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CISO)

Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA)

Facility Association (FA)

Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC)

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)

Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

Surety Association of Canada

Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC)

Educational Programs
(colleges and universities with full-time insurance programs)

Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC)

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Laval University

Conestoga College

University of Calgary

Fanshawe College

Wilfrid Laurier University

MacEwan University

Mohawk College

Mount Royal University

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Seneca College

Glossaries ​

International Risk Management Institute


International Underwriting Association (U.K.)

Injury and Loss Prevention Resources​

Fire Prevention Canada

Public Safety Canada


ThinkFirst (now part of Parachute Canada)

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) (U.S.)

Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF)

Parachute Canada

Safe Kids Canada (now part of Parachute Canada)


SMARTRISK (now part of Parachute Canada) 

Insurance Crime​

Canadian Association of Special Investigation Units (CASIU)

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud (U.S.)

National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) (U.S.)


North American Export Committee (NAEC)

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)

Public Safety Canada

Legislation and Court Cases​

Canadian Legislation (The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Canadian Case Law (The Law Society of Upper Canada)

Regulators Across Canada​

​Property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies in Canada are regulated by federal and/or provincial regulators, called Superintendents of Insurance.