In The Media

“It’s a wrap at Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week” – Blackburn News

January 10, 2019, Elmwood, ON –  “We feel that it’s really important to make sure that we have representation. We have a lot of farmers that we insure in this area and in southern and central Ontario. It gives us an opportunity to say hi and reconnect with out customers and broker partners,” said Gerber.

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“Insurance Business Awards winner revealed” – Insurance Business Canada

November 29, 2018, Toronto, ON – Trillium Mutual receives the Insurance Industry Employer of Choice Award!  Please click here to read more.

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“How ‘intrapreneurship’ is changing the business landscape” – Yahoo Finance Canada

August 21st, 2018 – It’s not easy to stay quick, nimble and fast on your feet when you’re over 100 years old, and that’s especially true even if you’re a business. That’s why Ontario insurance company Trillium Mutual turned to the concept of ‘intrapreneurship’ to help them stay competitive. 

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“The key for brokers to stand out from the competition” – Canadian Underwriter

June 11, 2018, Niagara Falls, ON –  “There are a lot of people out there who sell insurance,” Jenny Hallahan, manager of underwriting for Listowel, Ont.-based Trillium Mutual Insurance Company, told Canadian Underwriter Friday.

So one challenge, if you are a broker, is “how you separate yourself” from the competition “and how you provide something that’s exceptional so that people want to buy insurance from you.”

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“Trillium’s Michael Virley visits with Cornish Mutual” – ICMIF

January, 2018, London, UK –   Michael Virley, VP of Member Services, Trillium Mutual Insurance Company, recently attended the ICMIF Conference and sat down with Cornish Mutual.

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“Trillium’s Dietrich: To Boost Retention, Focus on Learning and Listen” – A.M. Best TV

September 27, 2017, Denver, CO –   Joe Dietrich, President and CEO, Trillium Mutual Insurance Company, said the insurer conducts yearly interviews with employees to focus on employee career perceptions and plans.

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“Working together to combat theft in North Perth” – North Perth

June 26, 2017, Listowel, ON – The Municipality of North Perth, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), and Trillium Mutual Insurance have joined resources to help reduce auto thefts in the area.

In 2016, Perth County OPP responded to 67 separate incidents of auto theft and recovered stolen motor vehicles in the Municipality of North Perth. Police spent over 800 hours investigating these incidents. Over 95% of stolen vehicles had the keys left in them when they were taken. An additional 563 hours was spent by police investigating other thefts in the Municipality of North Perth.

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“Trillium Mutual Insurance Contributing $150,000” – Blackburn News

June 14, 2017, Listowel, ON – The three remaining Wednesdays in June will mark significant events for Trillium Mutual Insurance.

The company is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by contributing a total of $150,000 to local and regional projects.

Today, Trillium Mutual will make a donation of $10,000 each to the United Way Bruce-Grey, United Way Perth-Huron, and United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin.

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“North American mutuals join with ICMIF Intelligence Committee for unique strategic discussions” – ICMIF

April 21, 2017, Washington, D.C. – Tracy MacDonald, VP of Corporate Services, attended the ICMIF (International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation) Intelligence Committee meeting.

Over 30 senior executives from mutual and cooperative insurers from around the world met in Washington, D.C. at the end of April for a day of strategic discussions and networking. The theme for this ICMIF event, which followed the ICMIF Intelligence Committee meeting in the same location, was centred on the latest technological and digitalisation changes impacting mutual and cooperative insurers, with a number of best-practice case studies presented by ICMIF members.

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“Duliban Insurance Brokers launches Stand Alone Tractor & Farm Equipment Program” – Canadian Underwriter

January 4, 2017, ON – Duliban Insurance Brokers Ltd. (Duliban Insurance Brokers) announced on Tuessday the launch of a new ‘Stand Alone’ Tractor and Farm Machinery Program written under the brand Tractor Protect and Tractor Protect is designed to offer a broad form, stand-alone solution to Ontario’s rural homeowners, farm and hobby farm owners for their personally used Tractors, compact tractors, farm implements and zero turn lawn mowers.

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“Trillium ROOTS Community Fund contributes $25,000 to new Community Centre in Pelham” – Cogeco TV

December 15, 2016, Pelham, ON – Mike Virley, VP of Member Services, attended the unveiling of the new Pelham Community Centre and participated in the cheque presentation.

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“Howick Fire Department benefits from Trillium ROOTS Funding” – Wingham Advance Times

December 14, 2016, Howick, ON – Trillium Mutual Insurance of Listowel is pleased to announce financial support in the amount of $10,000 to the Howick Township Fire Department through its ROOTS Community Fund.

The local fire department is a group of dedicated volunteers who proudly provide fire and emergency response service to the Township of Howick. The funding provided will be used to assist with the purchase of a breathing air compressor and fill station, which will allow for efficient refilling of self-contained breathing apparatus’ used by the firefighters.

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“CSIO In Focus: Mike Virley, VP of Member Services, Trillium Mutual Insurance” – CSIO

October 3, 2016, Charlottetown, PEI – CSIO sat down with Mike Virley, VP of Member Services, Trillium Mutual Insurance for an in-depth interview about various subjects relevant to the Canadian P&C industry and broker channel.

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“Farm insurance grows through Hubio’s portal”- read the article and watch the interview with Tracy MacDonald, Angela Smith and Scott Smith – Hubio

October, 2016, Listowel, ON – Farm insurance can make a seriously profitable book with long-term, repeat customers – but the price of loyalty in this competitive market is quality service. Hubio’s Farm Builder portal has been developed to provide insurers with the tools to quote and bind agribusiness with new levels of speed, ease and accuracy.

Trillium Mutual can attest to the benefits – this Canadian insurer has seen its farm portfolio grow by more than 15% last year alone since it gained the ability to record data and generate quotes quickly and remotely. The implementation of the solution, on time and within budget, also resulted in recognition at the Insurance Canada Technology Awards.

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“Trillium’s Dietrich: Focus on Niches, Leverage Reinsurance” – A.M. Best TV

September 29, 2016, Vancouver, BC – Joe Dietrich, President and CEO, Trillium Mutual Insurance Co., said the mutual insurer’s strategy is to focus on its niche product line and to make strategic use of reinsurance.

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“Business Consulting Featured Client #3: Trillium Mutual Insurance Company” – CBaSE – University of Guelph

September 22, 2016, Guelph, ON – Voted by our students as one of the top companies to work for this semester, Trillium has returned to CBaSE to continue the work that began during a project in the Winter 2016 semester. Trillium is excited to be back on campus, benefiting once again from the unique perspective University of Guelph students can bring to their company, as Mike Virley, Vice President of Member Services, says, “we get to see the world and its future through their lenses.

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July 27, 2016, Listowel, ON – The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) announced on Wednesday that Trillium Mutual Insurance Company has become the latest company to obtain CSIO certification for Personal Lines eDocs.

When eDocs are used to their full potential, sending, receiving, sorting, scanning and destroying paper is no longer necessary, “saving the industry significant amounts of time and money,” CSIO said in a statement.

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July 22, 2016, Listowel, ON- An outbreak of avian flu at an Ontario farm continues to be investigated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and highlights a need for a coverage often overlooked by farmers.

Over 14,000 ducks had to be euthanized after it was confirmed they had contracted H5N2 avian influenza on Jul 10. The St. Catharines-area farm remains under quarantine, along with poultry farms within a three-kilometer radium.

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July 7, 2016, Listowel, ON- For many Canadian insurers, particularly for mutuals, it all started on the farm. Mutuals, and even insurers focused on other markets, count farm insurance as an important part of their businesses.

However, over the years, as the country urbanized, and as other insurance markets grew, farm insurance shrunk in numbers and in priority.

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March 14, 2016, Listowel, ON and Toronto, ON – Trillium Mutual is proud to share that the technology they have recently deployed to their broker partners has been recognized at the Insurance Canada Technology Awards. Trillium Mutual was named the 2nd Runner Up at the Awards Banquet at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto on Monday February 29, 2016.

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March 3, 2016, Listowel, ON – Trillium Mutual Insurance Company is pleased to announce that it has partnered with The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada (HSB BI&I) to launch two new products designed specifically for small to medium sized commercial and agricultural operations.

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February 17, 2016, Listowel, ON and Virden, MB Custom Software Solutions Inc. (CSSI) and Trillium Mutual Insurance Company (Trillium) are pleased to announce they have entered into a connectivity agreement for New Business Upload from CSSI’s The Broker’s Workstation (TBW) and also its standalone rating and underwriting tool, Intelliquote (IQ).

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