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
Find Out More about upcoming CIAA and industry events.


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

03/21/2018 The top 5 questions you must ask about #IFRS17

IFRS 17, Insurance Contracts was published in May 2017 and is the most significant change to financial reporting for insurance... [Full Story]

03/21/2018 For taxi drivers, mum’s the word on reporting losses

Taxi cab companies and drivers are not reporting losses promptly (or at all), thereby escalating taxi insurers’ claims costs in... [Full Story]

03/21/2018 Ask B.C. residents if they are covered for wildfire. 25% will tell you this…

As many as 25% of British Columbians say they don’t know if they have insurance for wildfire and severe weather... [Full Story]

Group of Young CIAA Members