TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Aviva Canada is on the ground helping customers in British Columbia affected by the wildfires and providing protection advice to those who might be at risk. It also has property claims experts on stand-by across the country and its Claims Customer Care team can be notified on a 24/7 basis. Aviva customers are urged to call 1 866 MY AVIVA (1 866 692 8482) for immediate help and support with claims.
Mark Warnquist, chief claims officer for Aviva, said: "Wildfires are one of the most traumatic events that a homeowner or business can suffer from and for many people it will be the first time they have to deal with these types of losses.
"We're already on the ground helping customers who have been affected and providing insurance advice to those who might be at risk. With the predictions that the fires will continue to spread, customers should listen to local news reports for updates and get themselves and their family, or employees, to a safe place if it looks like their property might be impacted."
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Aviva Canada Inc. is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to 2.9 million customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the company has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for their customers and communities.
Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada's longest running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $7.5 million to over 250 charities and community groups nationwide. Aviva Canada, bringing over 300 years of good thinking and insurance solutions to Canadians from coast-to-coast.
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