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Featured Articles

From time to time Binks Insurance Brokers Limited or one of our key personnel is featured in the media. The following is a short list of recent articles of interest:

Online Media

Higher learning: what can brokers gain from an MBA?, Canadian Insurance TOP BROKER, October 26th, 2010

When Harry Binks enrolled in an executive MBA program, he already had years of experience running an insurance brokerage under his belt.  After 18 months of intense part-time study, he emerged with a newly minted degree and a fresh perspective on how to manage his business. >>More

Print Media

Small Business Interupted, Calgary Herald October 6th, 2008

“You need to examine whether you are properly set up, that your coverage is adequate and in the right form” ~ Harry Binks >>More

Insurance Key to Managing Risk, National Post September 29th, 2008:

“Think of the whole process of insurance as hiring a risk manager, Harry Binks, president of Binks Insurance in Ottawa says. “A public company has a risk manager that handles all that. Smaller businesses don’t, and [owners] are not always entirely sure what they are looking for when it comes to insurance coverage.” >>More

Insurers brace for deluge of claims over snow, floods Ottawa Citizen March, 2008:

“People need to examine their policies and make sure they understand them,” Mr. Binks said, adding it’s also a good idea to get valuables out of the basement before the spring melt begins.
He said another consideration is the danger of snow falling onto cars, and people falling off roofs as they try to get rid of the snow buildup. >>More

Expert Guidance Saves Not For Profit Associations Thousands of DollarsOttawa Business Journal November 2007

“Food banks are typically smaller organizations with minimal budgets, which means insurance is often not affordable to them,” explains Claude Miron, an Account Executive with Binks. “We approached a number of insurance markets and explained what we were looking for. We put together a package that was appropriate to the needs we had identified for the OAFB and its members, including both Director and Officers’
Liability as well as General Liability coverage.”