Economical at University of Calgary delivering emergency funds and claims support

Call 1-800-607-2424 for 24-hour emergency claims support

CALGARY, May 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Economical Insurance is operating a third claims reporting centre in the Taylor Family Digital Library at the University of Calgary, providing on-the-ground claims support and emergency funds to customers affected by the wildfire in Northern Alberta. The company's catastrophe response team is also operating in the Bold Center in Lac La Biche and in the Northlands Evacuation Centre in Edmonton.

"In the five days that we've been on the ground in Northern Alberta, we have delivered $1 million in emergency funding to our customers," said Rocco Neglia, Vice-President, Claims for Economical Insurance. "This is proof positive that we are delivering on our promise to be there when our customers need us most."

Calgary Evacuation Centre — University of Calgary
Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Ct NW, Calgary, AB
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT, 7 days a week

Lac La Biche Evacuation Centre — Bold Center
Second floor
8701 91 Ave, Lac La Biche, AB
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT, 7 days a week

Northlands Evacuation Centre — Edmonton EXPO Centre
Hall G — East Entrance
7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB 
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT, 7 days a week

Reporting a Claim
Policyholders and brokers can report claims to 1-800-607-2424 or fax to 1-877-681-2048.  When reporting a claim, please provide the policyholder's temporary location and current phone number to help ensure a timely response.

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

Image with caption: "Economical Insurance (CNW Group/Economical Insurance)". Image available at:

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


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890