QUÉBEC, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - La Capitale General Insurance and
Airmedic are proud to announce their new partnership, which will enable
many insureds to take advantage of no-fee emergency medical assistance
by helicopter or airplane, available 24/7/365 throughout Quebec.
Starting in May 2013, all clients who have a snowmobile or leisure
vehicle insurance policy and another home or auto insurance policy with
La Capitale will have access to free Airmedic protection worth $120.
Insureds with coverage under a single policy - home, auto or recreational vehicle
insurance - will be able to obtain an Airmedic card at the preferred
rate of $45.
A bigger safety net!
"At La Capitale, we're not content to just offer auto insurance. We want
to do more by being the only property and casualty insurer to offer
Airmedic protection, at little or no expense to our clients. We do this
to show them how much we value their safety," said Constance Lemieux,
President and Chief Operating Officer of La Capitale General Insurance.
"All snowmobilers and leisure vehicle enthusiasts owe it to themselves
to have Airmedic protection, declared Christian Trudeau, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Airmedic. In fact, anyone who lives, works
or enjoys recreational activities far away from a major hospital should
have an Airmedic card. This partnership with La Capitale brings
excellent news to its clients. We will be delighted to count them among
Airmedic (www.airmedic.net) is the only company in Quebec that offers emergency helicopter and
airplane medical services to individuals and businesses throughout the
province. It also transfers patients between hospitals and transports
organs and organ recipients. Founded in May 2012 with the financial
support of Mr. Stéphan Huot, Airmedic has 100 employees, six operations
bases (in Saguenay, Quebec City, the Laurentians, Montreal, Chibougamau
and the Eastern Townships), and a fleet of aircraft, all fitted out
with flight-certified medical equipment.
About La Capitale General Insurance
A subsidiary of La Capitale Civil Service Mutual, La Capitale General
Insurance is experiencing impressive growth and as a result now ranks
third among property and casualty insurers in Quebec. It also owns
other insurance companies, including L'Unique General Insurance in
Quebec and Unica Insurance in Ontario. It employs over 1,000
individuals and generates some $743.5 million in written premiums.
SOURCE: La Capitale Financial Group Inc.
For further information:
Communications and Public Relations
La Capitale General Insurance
Marketing and Communications
450 766-0770, ext. 608