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Western’s expansion across Canada puts the focus on people

March 30, 2022

Western's expansion across Canada puts the focus on people

President and CEO Kenny Nicholls takes a personalized approach to all the merger and acquisi…

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March 2, 2022

Pleased to announce Western's newest acquisition

Western Financial Group is pleased to announce its acquisition of Central Agencies, an insur…

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January 4, 2022

Western Financial Group acquires Ontario Insurance Brokerage Wiesner Insurance Inc.

Western Financial Group is pleased to announce its acquisition of Wiesner Insurance Inc., a…

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November 15, 2021

Western Financial Group Awarded Canada's Top 100 Employer

Western Financial Group is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This…

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November 9, 2021

Western Commemorates Remembrance Day and Alberta's Sacrifices

Taking place every November 11th, Remembrance Day commemorates more than 61,000 Canadians wh…

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November 5, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation supports Weyburn School Breakfast Program

With roots in more than 180 communities nationwide, Western Financial Group Communities Foun…

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November 1, 2021

Wyatt Dowling Insurance Brokers celebrates its 50th anniversary and looks to the future with Western Financial Group

Customers have trusted Wyatt Dowling, a division of Western Financial Group, for their insur…

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October 29, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates 20 years by giving to Leduc Foodbank

As the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary, the n…

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October 20, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation Supports The Robbie Dean Centre

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation remains an avid supporter of local causes in…

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October 14, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation supports Habitat for Humanity

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation.…

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October 8, 2021

Alberta couple wins $10,000 from Western

As part of the Quote to Win campaign that ran from June to August across Canada, Western Fin…

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October 5, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates 20th Anniversary!

With roots in more than 180 communities nationwide, Western Financial Group Communities Foun…

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September 13, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Western Financial Group Communities Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It i…

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August 16, 2021

Intact helps our Foundation boost communities with National Champion sponsorship

With Intact’s support, our Western Financial Group Communities Foundation continues to…

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June 28, 2021

Kenny Nicholls Named Top 25 CEO by Glassdoor

Congratulations to Western Financial Group’s President and CEO, Kenny Nicholls, for be…

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June 8, 2021

A Successful Flower Fundraiser for Western

Last week, the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation wrapped up the Growing Smiles…

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May 18, 2021

Twenty years of philanthropy - Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates milestone anniversary

Laurette LaPlante is the director of the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation. Thi…

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May 6, 2021

Western's Aaron Fleming and family make a difference for HALO Air Ambulance

Aaron Fleming is an Account Executive on our Western Financial Group team in Medicine Hat. M…

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April 16, 2021

SGI CANADA helps our Foundation boost communities with National Champion sponsorship

Thank you to SGI CANADA for their new National Champion Sponsorship donation, which will pro…

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April 13, 2021

You'll want to know why Western teams are in a fitness face-off

Our Western Financial Group Communities Foundation has been giving back to the places where…

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March 10, 2021

Our President highlights the importance of our eastern Canada partnership

We’re excited to share that Kenny Nicholls, CEO and President of Western Financial Gro…

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February 25, 2021

Our Foundation contributed over $500,000 to local communities

HIGH RIVER, AB, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Giving back to communities across Canada is engrained…

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February 23, 2021

Western Financial Group and Huestis Insurance Group enter partnership

HIGH RIVER, AB, Feb. 23, 2021 /CNW/ - Western Financial Group (Western) and Huestis Insuranc…

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February 22, 2021

Western Financial Group awarded Top 10 Brokerages in Canada

In its latest issue, Insurance Business Canada (IBC) announced the Top 10 Brokerages for 202…

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February 18, 2021

Caring for our customers - Western puts health and wellbeing first during COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 virus hit the world in March 2020, it has impacted all of us differently.…

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February 18, 2021

Masks required at our Western Financial Group branch locations

For the safety of our clients and team members, you must be wearing a mask in order to enter…

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January 5, 2021

Staff led Western Financial Group give back boosts non-profits

Many non-profits and the people they serve are experiencing tremendous challenges — We…

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May 25, 2020

Western Financial Group opens branches to customer traffic

We are reopening our Western Financial Group branches to walk-in traffic. The priority as we…

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A collage of four images include Western's new acquisition Orr & Associates, Western Financial Group's headquarters, our Foundation and people.

February 4, 2020

Western Financial Group continues Ontario expansion with Orr & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd.

High River, AB, February 4, 2020 - Western Financial Group (Western) is pleased to share new…

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Western Financial Group's West Lethbridge brokerage was officially opened on June 6, 2019.

June 7, 2019

Western opens the doors on another Lethbridge insurance brokerage

High River, Alberta, June 6, 2019 – Western Financial Group is ecstatic to open the do…

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The EGM Insurance Group location in Petawawa, Ontario

June 4, 2019

Western acquires Ontario brokerage EGM Insurance Group

High River, Alberta, June 4, 2019 – Western Financial Group has furthered its strategi…

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Rod Cunniam, Western Financial Group's head of digital and brand, shakes hands with Bryan Hebson, marketing director with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA).

January 29, 2019

Western Financial Group and World Professional Chuckwagon Association creating customer and community connections

Western Financial Group and the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) today annou…

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A group of 10 Western Financial Group employees, including CEO and president Kenny Nicholls, during the 2018 Support the Cause walk in Kelowna

January 10, 2019

Western Communities Foundation building Canadian communities

The Western Communities Foundation (WCF) is thrilled to announce 2018 was a banner year with…

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September 17, 2018

Head office team supports local charities

Western Financial Group is proud to continue supporting the communities in which employees l…

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September 12, 2018

Western Communities Foundation surpasses $3 million raised

High River AB, Sept 12, 2018 - Following 16 years of tremendous effort from dedicated employ…

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August 30, 2018

Western's People & Culture team honoured as award finalist

Western Financial Group’s People & Culture team was named a 2018 Canadian HR Award…

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August 29, 2018

New commercial AEs to provide customer solutions

Exciting times at Western Financial Group following the announcement that seven new graduate…

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August 11, 2018

Western Congratulates Financial Services Graduates

Congratulations to Western Financial Group’s latest graduates of the Financial Service…

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August 8, 2018

North Battleford Branch the Best of the Best

Electric excitement bounced through Western Financial Group’s North Battleford office…

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August 1, 2018

Western Financial Group announces acquisition of Ontario-based DMW Insurance

High River AB, Aug 1, 2018 − Western Financial Group Inc. (“Western”) cont…

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July 25, 2018

Western Tees up to Support Okanagan College Foundation

Western Financial Group continues to tee up financial donations for post-secondary students…

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