APRIL latest news after summer time!

Dear brokers, dear partners, 6 weeks ago, I was taking the lead of APRIL, in the middle of the summer. Since then, how many messages of strong support and encouragement ! I really want to thank you for that. They demonstrate the dynamism and the loyalty of our broker network and partners across Canada. APRIL is […]

Sébastien Gabez has been appointed new CEO of APRIL Canada

APRIL has appointed Sébastien GABEZ as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of APRIL Canada Inc. Sébastien GABEZ’s role will be to implement the mission to accelerate the business momentum of APRIL Canada Inc. in the property market by shifting the focus of the society on strong value-added lines, and by incorporating a sustained innovation […]


What’s Rental value protection and why your landlord clients need to have it!

When your landlord customers suffer a fire or major water damage on their rental property, their tenants can’t live in their home until it’s repaired possibly leaving them without any rent coming in for months. But they still need to pay their rental mortgage, taxes and utility bills. Now it is possible for your clients […]

Introducing David Page- our Product Recall Expert from Apollo Syndicate

I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce myself and the Apollo Syndicate in general to APRIL’s broker audience through the newsletter. Apollo Syndicate 1969 commenced trading in January 2010 with the primary aim of building a first class privately owned underwriting platform operating at Lloyd’s. Since formation, Apollo has grown from an original […]

Taking Cyber Insurance more seriously

Cyber Insurance is still misunderstood. APRIL Canada’s broker panel discovered that 44% of brokers sell Cyber Insurance to most of their clients, however 18% haven’t even started trying to sell it. ‘Next to Earthquake coverage I think the most talked about but least purchased coverage of today is Cyber Insurance” states Karen Roller, Underwriting Director […]

APRIL Canada strengthens our business development team across Canada

APRIL Canada’s priority is to give you, our broker partners, the best service delivery possible. To enable this, through building closer and stronger relationships, we decided to invest in strengthening our business development team across Canada.   Let us introduce our new dedicated Business Development Team: For Québec : Laurent Sayada, Sébastien Gabez and Bertrand Rouault […]

What’s new about our partnership with ArgoGlobal

Who is ArgoGlobal? ArgoGlobal, part of the international Argo Group, manages Lloyd’s Syndicates 1200 and 1910. We have cooperated productively with APRIL for many years, working together to provide flexible, innovative, and secure products which help our mutual broker-partners meet their customers’ needs efficiently and smoothly.    What is new about our partnership? To reach […]

APRIL Canada reveals exciting trends in the MGA insurance Industry

APRIL Canada, the largest independent MGA in Canada, revealed exciting insights it obtained about the MGA market through an online survey carried out recently. The survey, carried out by the independent Montreal based market research agency, Callosum, revealed how brokers choose their MGA partners and the key attributes they look for from an MGA.   […]


Reminding you about our Short Term Rental Solutions

This summer again, many Canadian homeowners will rent their home or apartment on a short-term basis through platforms such as AirBnB or HomeAway. Short term rentals have become more and more popular among property owners, but few landlords measure the actual risks involved: theft, property damage, personal liability. That is why we’re delighted to offer our […]


Discover APRIL’s new solution: Prank Protection Plus !

Today is 1st April, the beginning of an important month for APRIL Canada, and the date where, in many countries, people participate in April Fools day.The 1st April is known as the day of creating elaborate pranks or hoaxes to fool others. Over the years, there have been many elaborate and fantastic hoaxes perpetrated on […]


Bind & Win an Apple Watch Sport!

During the month of April, we are saying “thank you” to our broker partners for their support. You can earn reward gifts based on the amount of new business that you place with APRIL this month.Starting at just two new policies bound in the month of APRIL, you will automatically be rewarded with aBluetooth Speaker. […]


Usage-based auto insurance has many Canadians concerned

In the U.S., there has been a slow but steady adoption in recent years of so-called “usage-based” auto insurance that involves vehicles being tracked electronically. In theory, this allows consumers who are relatively safe drivers – those who don’t speed, avoid stopping short, and generally drive more defensively – to reduce their auto insurance costs […]