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Excel Insurance & Risk Management is Changing its Name to RiskTech Insurance Services!

By | April 17th, 2017|Commercial Insurance, Personal Insurance|

To reflect the addition of new partners, a part of our internal succession plan, Excel Insurance & Risk Management is changing its name to RiskTech Insurance Services Inc. This does not effect any change to our Partnership Group known as Excel Insurance Group. Douglas H. Morrow, CEO and Co-Founder of Excel, is excited about the developments. Within Excel Insurance Group, the Excel Insurance & Risk Management office continues to be known as a technical insurance brokerage firm [...]

Do’s and Don’ts to Protect your Property from Fire and Smoke Damage

By | May 6th, 2016|Commercial Insurance, Community, Personal Insurance, Small Business Insurance|

  Helpful Hints to Protect your Property from Fire and Smoke Damage This year, Alberta had below-average winter snowfall, and spring temperatures have arrived about a month early. These factors have resulted in drier underbrush and ground covering, and thus, an earlier fire season.  With an astounding 361 wildfires reported in Alberta to date, 2016 is already shaping up to be a record-breaking year for disastrous fires. As we get deeper into the fire season, [...]

Sean Morrow is Appointed Executive Director of Excel Insurance Group

By | April 29th, 2016|Commercial Insurance, Community, Personal Insurance|

Excel Insurance Group Strategically Hires Sean Morrow to Adopt a Digital Approach and Reinvent the Brokerage of the Future Effective March 23, 2016, Excel Insurance Group Inc., headquartered in Western Canada and 100% independently owned and operated, has appointed Sean Morrow as Executive Director. Engaged in a leadership position with Excel, Sean brings an extensive digital background to fuel Excel’s growth as the company continues to grow across Canada and explore opportunities in the online brokerage [...]

A Fun Twist on Santa’s Anonymous

By | November 26th, 2015|Commercial Insurance, Community, Personal Insurance, Small Business Insurance|

Transforming the popular "Secret Santa" gift exchange game into a toy drive, Excel Insurance Group turned gift giving into an occasion to collect more than 100 different toys for our local Santa's Anonymous charity. Continuing a tradition that is nearly a decade old, Excel Insurance Group's office, Excel Insurance & Risk Management, suggests you try the same! How to Play, and Pay it Forward: All participants names are put into a 'fish bowl' Names are drawn out one [...]

Condo Conundrum: When Board Responsibility Surfaces in a Claim

By | September 30th, 2015|Commercial Insurance, Personal Insurance, Small Business Insurance|

Condo Corp Conundrum: When the Board Has to Pay for a Claim The number one question I always receive from condominium boards and property managers, in particular after reviewing by-laws and attending both board meetings and Annual General Meetings (AGMs), is simple: in the event of a loss, particularly where a unit owner is negligent, why can’t the unit owner be held responsible for all costs associated with the loss. While any given situation can [...]

Excel Insurance Group Comes Out – With a New Website

By | September 9th, 2015|Commercial Insurance, Personal Insurance|

As you might have noticed, the Excel Insurance Group website has launched! Extremely exciting for our group of insurance companies, it was, admittedly, a ton of work and for a lot of people across Excel Insurance Group. As a matter of fact, we are still  making updates, adding to our Directory of Insurance Professionals, creating content... everything is an ongoing process (so if you come across any bugs, please let me know).  :) The value of a website [...]

Start Up Insurance – um yes.

By | June 4th, 2015|Commercial Insurance, Personal Insurance|

A lot of startup technology companies are focused on the really cool thing: the idea! And that makes sense. If you can't sell you're idea at the outset, why launch it anyway? And I know what you're thinking - because I've launched start ups too: Who gives a shit? The truth is, start up insurance is a really important thing to consider and here's why... it protects your ass. It can save your company from going [...]

Auto Insurance Rates: Why is One Car Insurance Rate is More Expensive than Another

By | June 4th, 2015|Personal Insurance|

When people ask us for a car insurance quote, many people ask us why one type of car is more expensive to insure than another. They wonder, why do insurance rates change? To help illustrate the answer, we'll give you an example: In this case, we have two cars and two drivers: The first car is associated with one of two drivers: The 1988 GMC is rated for Fernando, and as he is a new driver, [...]