Economical donates $10,000 to relief efforts in Nepal

WATERLOO, ON, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - In response to the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal, Economical Insurance, one of Canada's leading providers of home, auto and business insurance, is donating $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts that are helping people cope with the disaster.

"Our thoughts are with those who have been affected by this tragedy," said Karen Gavan, Economical's president and CEO. "Today, we join Canadians all across the country in sending our support to the people of Nepal at this difficult time."

About Economical Insurance
Founded in 1871, Economical Insurance is one of Canada's leading property and casualty insurers, with approximately $2.0 billion in annualized premium volume and $5.2 billion in assets as at December 31, 2014. 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, Federation Insurance 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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