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Kitimat Insurance Services Set to Open Doors

High River, AB – Western Financial Group (Western) and The InsureBC Group announced today the opening of Kitimat Insurance Services Ltd., a new insurance brokerage located in Kitimat, B.C. Managed by Western’s Vivian Raposo, the Kitimat brokerage will offer local residents a wide selection of personal and commercial insurance products.

Located at the City Centre Mall, Unit 244A, in Kitimat B.C., Kitimat Insurance Services is the second joint venture between Western and The InsureBC Group. The branch will be open weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Local residents can also reach the branch by phoning (250) 632-4485.

“We’re thrilled to be expanding our partnership with Jack Meier and The InsureBC Group with the opening of Kitimat Insurance Services,” said Scott Tannas, CEO of Western Financial Group. “As a company that holds strongly to its small town values, we look forward to making a positive impact in the community as we grow with this beautiful coastal town.”

“Opening our doors with Kitimat Insurance Services is a great opportunity for us to be a part of this thriving community,” said Jack Meier, President and CEO of The InsureBC Group. “We encourage local residents to stop by our new location this week to meet with our friendly and experienced staff and explore the selection of auto, home, travel and commercial products we have to offer.”

The opening of Kitimat Insurance Services Ltd. will mark Western’s newest addition in a network of 162 branches and affiliates in Western Canada, and its 73rd location in British Columbia.

About Western Financial Group

Western Financial Group is a diversified insurance services company that serves more than 790,000 customers across Western Canada. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in High River, Alberta, Western provides personal and business insurance services through more than 160 locations and affiliates and online at www.westernfinancialgroup.ca. With a skilled team of approximately 1,800 employees, Western is committed to building the strongest insurance organization in Western Canada.

Western Financial Group is a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada.

About The Insure BC Group

InsureBC is one of the largest insurance groups in British Columbia with over 70 locations across the province. Established in 1988, InsureBC now employs over 700 people across the Lower Mainland, Sunshine Coast, and Interior & Coastal of BC. With its headquarters in Vancouver, InsureBC prides itself in delivering outstanding customer service through its knowledgeable, friendly and professional staff.


Eric Michalko
Manager of Sponsorships, Digital and Public Relations
Western Financial Group
1010 24th Street SE
High River, AB T1V 2A7
Tel: 403-652-2663 or 1-866-843-9378
Fax: 403-602-9997

Eric Glaser
Marketing Manager
The InsureBC Group
Tel: 604-558-0016, ext. 106
Fax: 604-734-6544