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The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association is a globally recognized membership organization for Independent property and casualty claims adjusting companies. CIAA provides leadership for Canada’s Independent Insurance Adjusters by:

  • Setting Standards for professional and ethical claims handling
  • Advancing Expertise through continuing professional development opportunities
  • Raising Professional Status through the only designations exclusively distinguishing independent loss adjusters. CLA/FCLA/FCIAA are nationally recognized benchmarks defining competency, knowledge, skills and experience distinct from the already demanding requirements mandatory in attaining a full independent adjusters’ license
  • Sharing Knowledge through a community of over 1500 individual members
  • Representing & Promoting common business interests of licensed independent insurance adjusters in Canada to government, industry and the public on a provincial, regional and national level.
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CIAA News

01/10/2023 The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association Launches a NEW Claims Specialty Portal on their website.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association Launches a NEW Claims Specialty Portal on their website.  The P&C Industry... [Full Story]

11/02/2022 CLA Presented to Chris Jolliffe, B.Sc., CIP, CFEI, Patricia Heaney, CIP, CRM, CFEI and Craig Ozog, CIP, CFEI, all with Leading Edge Claims Services Inc., Fonthill, Ontario

CLA presented to Chris Jolliffe, B.Sc., CIP, CFEI,  Patricia Heaney, CIP, CRM, CFEI and Craig Ozog, CIP, CFEI, all with... [Full Story]

11/01/2022 New President Announced for the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New President Announced for the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA) representing over... [Full Story]

Industry News

01/27/2023 Meteorologist explains why future NatCat claims won’t get any better

As the climate warms, even predictable weather patterns — like El Niño and La Niña, which are affected by rising... [Full Story]

01/27/2023 Borrowing cars and implied consent: When ‘No’ doesn’t mean ‘No.’

If a friend asks you to borrow your rental car, sometimes saying ‘No’ doesn’t actually mean ‘No.’ An auto repair... [Full Story]

01/27/2023 Why 2022 industry results could be one for the record books

Historically good underwriting combined with historically bad investment results have made the Canadian P&C industry’s 2022 Q3 financial results unique,... [Full Story]

Group of Young CIAA Members