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What is Property & Casualty Insurance?

Each of us owns property that is important: a car, house, apartment, motorcycle, computer, or other belongings. The sole purpose of properdy an casualty (P&C) Insurance is to protect these.

Theft, fire, accident, flooding are some of the disasters that can impact one's life or business.

Personal P&C Insurance protects one's most valuable investments, i.e., home and automobile. Business P&C Insurance covers equipment breakdown whose consequences on business sustainability could be catastrophic.

Advice from a P&C Insurance professional is essential to receive the required indemnity benefits one is entitled to in order to recover.

 

Fields of Specialiazation

  • Auto Insurance – because all vehicles registered in Canada must be insured

  • Home Insurance – from an apartment to a $10 million dollar house, all living spaces are entitled to protection

  • Business Insuranceamusement parks, yoga studios, or golf clubs, all businesses are different and their insurance needs are too

  • Liability – what if you make a scratch on a canvas at the museum?

  • Professional liability – professional error, manipulation causing damage, professionals should protect themselves

  • Event insurance – festivals, sporting events, film sets, etc.

  • Agricultural insurance – drought, flood, or hail, protection against Mother Nature is necessary

  • And more – boats, snowmobiles, planes, etc.

Actually, almost everything can be insured!

 

The P&C Insurance industry in Quebec

More than 3,500 vacant positions in 2018-2019 1

$9.9 billion in premium volume in 2017 2

766 employers throughout Quebec 3

27,554 employees, including 15,156 representatives certified 4 by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and overseen by the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (ChAD)

To learn more about these industry careers

 

1 Coalition. Sondage sur les besoins et la qualité de main-d’œuvre dans l’industrie de l’assurance de dommages au Québec, mené par SCOR, 2017.
2 AMF. Rapport annuel sur les institutions financière 2017.
3 Coalition. Sondage sur les besoins et la qualité de main-d’œuvre dans l’industrie de l’assurance de dommages au Québec, mené par SCOR, 2017.
4 ChAD. Rapport annuel 2017.