Welcome to the CIAA Website

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.
Events Calendar
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03/21/2018 Patti Kernaghan receives the FCIAA accreditation

Pat Battle presented the FCIAA accreditation to Patti M. Kernaghan on February 5, 2018.... [Full Story]

Grant King receives the Honourary Life Membership Award

CIAA Director Jim Eso presented E. Grant King with the Honourary Life Membership Award on February 5, 2018.... [Full Story]

Larry Gilbertson – In Memoriam

Larry Gilbertson In Memoriam 1933 – 2018... [Full Story]

Industry News

05/19/2018 What Fairfax’s CEO is saying about interest rates

As Canadian insurers struggle with auto claims and weather-related losses, relief may be in sight in the form of interest... [Full Story]

05/19/2018 Feds heed industry’s call for investment in disaster mitigation

The federal government will invest $2 billion over 10 years in projects to help communities better withstand natural hazards such... [Full Story]

05/19/2018 The latest home insurance product for brokers to figure out

With equipment breakdown and other new coverages available from homeowners‘ insurance carriers, brokers need to make sure their clients or... [Full Story]

Group of Young CIAA Members