Company will also match employee donations to relief agencies
TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - RSA Canada, the country's third largest P&C insurer, is donating
$100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with disaster relief
efforts following the significant flooding in Southern Alberta.
The donation will help fund the critical role of the Canadian Red Cross
in responding to the needs of the thousands of people impacted by the
flooding. In addition, RSA is matching the donations of employees
across the country, wanting to help in the wake of the disaster.
"We understand the devastation caused by severe weather events and our
hearts go out to those affected," says RSA President & CEO Rowan
Saunders. "We have employees, customers, brokers and friends in Alberta
who have been impacted by the flooding and our focus is on providing
our affected customers with the help and support they need as quickly
as possible. We know that clean-up and rebuild will be a long process
but people need help now and we hope this donation will help to provide
some immediate relief."
For information on RSA or what to do in the event of a flood, please
visit the RSA website at www.rsagroup.ca.
With a 300 year heritage, RSA is one of the world's leading
multinational quoted insurance groups. RSA has major operations in the
UK, Scandinavia, Canada, Ireland, Asia and the Middle East, Latin
America and Central and Eastern Europe and has the capability to write
business in around 150 countries. Focusing on general insurance, RSA
has around 23,000 employees and, in 2012, its net written premiums were
About RSA Canada
RSA Canada includes Roins Financial Services Limited, Royal & Sun
Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, Quebec Assurance Company, Johnson
Inc., Western Assurance Company, Ascentus Insurance Ltd., Canadian
Northern Shield Insurance Company, RSA Travel Insurance Inc./Assurance
Voyage RSA inc., L'Union Canadienne, Compagnie d'assurances, and is
part of the RSA group of companies headed by RSA Insurance Group plc.
RSA Canada employs approximately 4,200 people and is represented by a
large network of brokers across the country. In 2012, the Canadian
Group wrote $2.8bn in direct premiums with assets exceeding $7.6
billion. RSA is a trade name of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company
of Canada. "RSA" and the RSA logo are trademarks used under license
from RSA Insurance Group plc.
SOURCE: RSA Canada
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