Economical Insurance responds to wildfire in Northern Alberta

CALGARY, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to the wildfire in Northern Alberta, Economical Insurance will be mobilizing its catastrophe response team in the affected area, and is committed to actively supporting local policyholders and brokers throughout the claims process

"Our first priority is to our policyholders," said Trevor Brick, Western Regional Claims Manager at Economical Insurance. "An insurance policy is a promise and we are delivering on that promise. We are trying to locate our policyholders to provide them with emergency funding right away so they can carry on with their lives in this catastrophe.

"We will continue to work with our policyholders as they transition back to their homes and businesses once they are able to return."

Policyholders are encouraged to call Economical's 24-hour emergency claims number at 1-800 607-2424.

About Economical Insurance
Founded in 1871, Economical Insurance is one of Canada's leading property and casualty insurers, with $2.0 billion in premiums during 2015 and $5.3 billion in assets as at December 31, 2015. Based in Waterloo, this Canadian-owned and operated company services the insurance needs of more than one million customers across the country. Economical Insurance conducts business under the following brands: Economical Insurance, Economical, Western General, Economical Select, Perth Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Economical Financial.

SOURCE Economical Insurance

For further information: Doug Maybee, Economical Insurance, (T) 519.570.8249, (C) 519.404.0989,


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