Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK-based Aviva plc, one of the largest property and auto insurance companies in the world, its roots going back as far as 1696.

Aviva Canada Group
Founded 2008
Headquarters Markham, Ontario
Employees ~ 4,000 (2016)
Canadian Mkt. Share* 3.44% (2019)
Insurance Products Home, Auto, Specialty and Business Insurance
Provinces Licensed AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NWT, NS, NU, ON, PEI, QC, SK, YT
Parent Aviva plc.
* Of all private P&C in Canada by net premiums written, excluding life and purely A&S companies.

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Company Overview

Aviva Canada is one of the largest general insurers in Canada, providing home, automobile, specialty, and business insurance to over 3M customers across the country. Aviva’s roots in Canada can be traced back to 1835, when Canada Accident Assurance Companywas incorporated, followed by the The General Accident Assurance Company of Canada in 1906.

Since 2009, Aviva Canada has awarded Millions of dollars to hundreds of charities and community groups across Canada through the Aviva Community Fund.

Aviva Canada has offices draws from resources around the world to support its Canadian clients. When a company this big focuses on four lines of insurance, it becomes easier for brokers and underwriters to offer precise solutions that clients need.

Aviva Canada’s Advantages

Aviva Canada makes finding, paying for, and using insurance easier than most other companies in the industry. The company has an extensive social media presence, which includes answering client questions quickly. As a large insurer, Aviva Canada has the financial resources to give options to clients that smaller insurers cannot. For example, there is a disappearing deductible program for the company’s auto insurance offerings that is popular with clients all over the world. Other advantages of Aviva Canada insurance include:

  • Extensive Customer Support – Aviva Canada excels at many levels of customer support including a simplified claims process, operators available to answer questions 24-hours a day, and an extensive customer knowledge library that teaches customers the basics of insurance. Aviva Canada also uses its network of thousands of professional brokers as more points of contact and informational resources for clients all over the world.
  • Vast Financial Resources – The Aviva group of companies has 29 million customers in 16 countries around the world. That kind of success creates a huge pool of financial resources that can be used to innovate new products and offer coverage options that other companies simply cannot offer. A strong financial base allows Aviva Canada to customize solutions for clients and offer premiums that can fit any client’s budget.
  • Fighting Insurance Fraud – One of the reasons Aviva Canada is able to keep premiums low is its proactive battle against insurance fraud. Insurance fraud costs insurance companies around the world billions of dollars, and it is an obstacle in keeping premiums down. But Aviva Canada puts a tremendous amount of resources into identifying and prosecuting fraud, and that is an approach that saves every client money.

Aviva Canada’s Insurance Products

Aviva Canada is an expert in auto and property insurance because that is all the company does. With a laser-like focus on the insurance issues that directly affect every Aviva client, the company is able to develop strong services and effective coverage options.

Auto Insurance

Aviva has developed some of the most comprehensive auto insurance policy options in the industry. When you buy Aviva auto insurance, you enjoy:

  • Roadside assistance 24-hours a day, seven days a week
  • Discounts for bundling your auto coverage with other Aviva insurance
  • A discount of 15 percent if your vehicle has an Automatic Emergency Brake system
  • A discount of 20 percent when you insure multiple vehicles
  • The chance to have your deductible dropped to $0 after five years of accident-free driving
  • The chance to get a 15 percent discount if you avoid driving convictions for three straight years

Aviva auto insurance also offers additional coverage options such as:

  • Collision protection
  • Temporary vehicle replacement
  • Comprehensive liability coverage for theft, vandalism, and other events

Aviva Auto Insurance Rate Changes, 2010 – Present (What’s this?)

Aviva Rate Changes vs. Avg Rate Changes For Ontario Market

Home Insurance

Aviva Canada home insurance offers comprehensive property protection and a long list of coverage benefits that include disappearing deductibles. Coverage is offered for:

  • Home insurance
  • Condo insurance
  • Tenant insurance for property renters

Business Insurance

Aviva Canada is one of the larger commercial insurance providers in Canada, and it has been offering comprehensive business coverage to Ontario businesses for decades. From the liability coverage you need to protect your business from the kinds of challenges that could cause financial disaster to special protection for your industry, Aviva Canada has it all and can also provide coverage enhancements to get the insurance to fit your specific business needs.

  • Warehousing
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Contractors
  • Wholesale distribution
  • Property protection for commercial managers and real estate owners
  • Professional services
  • Retail
  • Educational institutions
  • Charitable organizations
  • Hospitality
  • Automotive repair

Companies in the Aviva Canada Group

  • Aviva Insurance Company of Canada: Over 100 years in Canada, offering personal and business insurance products through a network of independent insurance brokers.
  • Elite Insurance Company: Canada’s largest insurer of leisure and lifestyle products.
  • Traders General Insurance Company: Provides group home and auto insurance coverage to large and mid-sized organizations throughout Canada.
  • Pilot Insurance Company: Insurance products and services for Ontario residents exclusively.
  • Scottish & York Insurance Co. Limited: Competitively priced home and auto coverage.
  • S&Y Insurance Company: Auto insurance for Newfoundland and Labrador residents exclusively.
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Aviva Canada Insurance Quotes

Contact one of our brokers for a quote from Aviva Canada on auto, home, or business insurance: Speak with a broker today: 1-800-731-2228

Aviva Canada Contact Info

Aviva Canada
Head Office:
10 Aviva Way Suite 100, Markham, Ontario L6G 0G1, Canada
Claims: 1-800-387-4518

Aviva Canada Insurance Reviews

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on 2020-05-27 11:36:39

I recently replaced a vehicle on my policy. As I phoned in I expected a long drawn out experience. Happily I spoke with Judith Ralph who made everything so easy and professional and answered all my questions. Great experience

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