Serving 29 million customers in 16 countries, Aviva plc is one of the world’s largest insurance groups and services provider. Aviva Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc, and employs over 3,000 people, have 1,500 independent broker partners, and 27 locations across Canada to serve over 3 million customers.
Aviva has a long and rich history, tracing their roots from 1696. The company was then known as Hand in Hand, and located in London, England. Over the years since their start, Aviva has grown and moved through many changes and transitions. In 2002, CGNU changed their name to Aviva. The name derives from the Latin word ‘viva’, which means ‘life.’
Aviva Canada Inc. has been insuring Canadians for more than 100 years and is one of the leading Property and Casualty insurance groups in Canada, providing home, automobile and business insurance and premier claims across the country.
Aviva’s home offices are located in the United Kingdom, and their family of companies include Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, Aviva Pilot (formerly Pilot Insurance Company), Aviva Elite (formerly Elite Insurance Company), Aviva Traders (formerly Traders General Insurance Company, Aviva Scottish & York (formerly Scottish & York Insurance Company) and S&Y Insurance Company.
Aviva Pilot is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Canada Inc. They offer property and auto insurance products and services exclusively in Ontario. Originally named Pilot Insurance Company, the named changed to Aviva Pilot in April 2008.
Aviva Elite (formerly known as Elite Insurance Company) is Canada’s largest insurer of leisure and lifestyle products and services, specializing in recreational vehicle coverage. Insurance products include the following:
Formerly known as Traders General Insurance Company, Aviva Traders focuses on offering group insurance benefits to businesses and organizations in Canada. Their main products are home and auto insurance and they also offer extended group protection. Aviva Scottish & York Aviva Scottish & York’s core focus is providing the most responsive customer and claims service possible. They work with broker partners across Canada to deliver specialty insurance products as well as offer competitively priced home and auto insurance. Originally named Scottish & York Insurance Company, the named changed to Aviva Scottish & York in April 2008.
S&Y Insurance provide automobile insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador.