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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

02/13/2024 2024 CICMA CIAA Atlantic Joint Conference – SAVE THE DATE!

The CICMA/CIAA Atlantic Joint Conference is being held May 29th – May 31st, 2024 at Digby Pines. Please see attached... [Full Story]

02/07/2024 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2023 WINNER OF THE CIAA WESTERN REGION AWARD – RUNNER-UP GRADUATE ACIP PROGRAM

The award was presented to recipient Trevor Grieve (left) by Michelle Short (right), CIAA Western Region member at the Insurance... [Full Story]

12/07/2023 IN MEMORIAM – STEWART PONTON

It is with heavy hearts, the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA) announces the passing of A. Stewart Ponton, CIP, CLA,... [Full Story]

Industry News

02/20/2024 Brokers needn’t advise new Canadians to obtain a provincial driver’s licence

Insurance brokers in B.C. aren’t required to advise clients new to Canada that they must apply for a provincial driver’s... [Full Story]

02/20/2024 PE-driven M&A is slowing, despite record deals in 2023

Despite some consolidators slowing their pace — namely, private equity firms — Canadian insurance brokerage M&A reached a record level... [Full Story]

02/20/2024 ‘Very pleasant surprise’: Canada’s inflation rate tumbled to 2.9% in January

OTTAWA – Canada’s inflation rate fell more than expected last month as price growth moderated across the economy, including outright... [Full Story]

Group of Young CIAA Members