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Nov 21, 2017, 13:30 ET State Farm brand in Canada to become Desjardins Insurance

As part of Desjardins's continued integration plan, former State Farm Canadian business is becoming Desjardins Insurance LEVIS, QC, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - In January 2015, Desjardins Group the...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:41 ET Drivers unsure of how to prevent a collision with wildlife

New State Farm® Canada survey reveals a need for education around safe driving practices when faced with wildlife For more media materials please visit:...


Aug 02, 2017, 08:00 ET More than one quarter of Canadians want to hold on to their driver's licence past 85 years of age

New State Farm® Canada survey highlights sensitivity and concerns about seniors behind the wheel For more media materials please visit:...


Apr 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Canadians concerned about legal marijuana, as some users believe they can drive safely

New State Farm® Canada survey reveals attitudes are changing, use is becoming more acceptable, but half of users believe it poses no danger behind the wheel For more media materials please visit:...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Not walking the walk: 4 out of 10 Canadians admit to distracted walking

Latest State Farm® survey finds 45% wear headphones while walking, another 70% admit to jaywalking For more media materials please visit:...


Oct 17, 2016, 09:05 ET /R E P E A T -- Distracted and Drugged Driving accelerate concerns over teen driver safety/

Parachute National Teen Driver Safety Week urges teens to #GetHomeSafe TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), an annual public awareness campaign aimed at educating...


Oct 16, 2016, 07:00 ET Distracted and Drugged Driving accelerate concerns over teen driver safety

Parachute National Teen Driver Safety Week urges teens to #GetHomeSafe TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), an annual public awareness campaign aimed at educating...


Jul 27, 2016, 08:00 ET More than half of cyclists have been in or know someone who has been in a bicycling accident

New State Farm® survey highlights thoughts about cyclist safety on busy Canadian streets For more media materials please visit: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7890451-state-farm-bike-safety/...


May 31, 2016, 07:00 ET It's Safe Grad time New Brunswick!

State Farm® grants $24,000 to help high school students enjoy a safe prom night AURORA, ON, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Your high school graduation is a cherished memory that will last a lifetime. As...


May 17, 2016, 08:00 ET Canadians who drive while high on marijuana believe they can do so safely

New State Farm® survey highlights concerns about impaired driving as federal government considers legalizing marijuana For more media materials please visit:...


Nov 03, 2015, 08:00 ET Canadians hate winter driving

State Farm survey finds 2 out of 3 Canadians say people drive terribly once the snow flies AURORA, ON, Nov. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The weather last winter was terrible in most provinces across the country,...


Jul 14, 2015, 08:00 ET One out of three Canadians experience road rage every month

State Farm Canada survey reveals 46 per cent feel roads would not be safer if speed limits reduced AURORA, ON, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Traffic is shaping up as one of the big stories of the summer of...


May 14, 2015, 14:07 ET A majority of Canadians say distracted driving is a problem; it's just not their problem

New Survey by State Farm probes distracted driving habits of Canadians AURORA, ON, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Times have changed. More than half of Canadians remember not wearing a seatbelt as a child....


Jan 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Desjardins Group completes the acquisition of State Farm's Canadian operations businesses

LEVIS, QC, Jan. 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, announces that it has completed the purchase of State Farm Canada's businesses in property...


Nov 04, 2014, 08:00 ET Over $170,000 granted to youth-led Canadian service-learning projects

State Farm® Youth Advisory Board issues grants with a focus on nutrition, the environment and mental health AURORA, ON, Nov. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is giving more...


Oct 22, 2014, 06:00 ET Drug-impaired driving: a fatal issue for Canadian teens

Parents must discuss the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs with their teenagers AURORA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - While the effects of alcohol consumption when driving are well...


Feb 20, 2014, 08:00 ET Could Your Neighbourhood Use An Assist?

Forty causes will receive a $25,000 State Farm® Neighbourhood Assist® grant AURORA, ON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Do you have an idea that would make your community a better place to live, and would...


Jan 15, 2014, 11:15 ET Desjardins Group to acquire State Farm® Canada businesses

Major transaction in Canada's financial sector among Canadian, American and European cooperative and mutual organizations Expands Desjardins Group's product distribution network through the addition...


Jan 08, 2014, 16:12 ET A Human-sized Stuffed Toy Monkey or Jumper Cables? Is Your Trunk Roadside Emergency Ready?

New State Farm® survey reveals drivers have junk in their trunk instead of all essential emergency supplies. AURORA, ON, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Nearly all Canadian drivers could improve what is in...


Dec 03, 2013, 12:43 ET Do the winter holidays bring out the naughty or the nice in Canadian drivers?

New State Farm® survey reveals concerns about aggressive driving around the winter holidays AURORA, ON, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - While it may be the season to be jolly, Canadians report seeing drivers...


Oct 23, 2013, 07:00 ET Transport Minister addresses Parachute's youth road safety symposium

Students call for a National Teen Driver Safety Week OTTAWA, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt yesterday congratulated attendees at a national youth road safety symposium on their...


Oct 17, 2013, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Kelly Clarkson & State Farm® team up for teen driver safety discussion with Celebrate My Drive/

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The following Radio Clips are available at the listed times and co-ordinates: Download Coordinates / URL: CNW Broadcast provides free, secure and easy-to-use broadcast...


Oct 17, 2013, 08:00 ET Let the Celebration Begin!

State Farm® amplifying teen driver safety discussion through Celebrate My Drive AURORA, ON, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Car crashes are the number one killer of teens in Canada. Students in more than 3,000 ...


Oct 17, 2013, 08:00 ET Kelly Clarkson & State Farm® team up for teen driver safety discussion with Celebrate My Drive

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The following Radio Clips are available at the listed times and co-ordinates: Download Coordinates / URL: CNW Broadcast provides free, secure and easy-to-use broadcast...


Oct 03, 2013, 07:00 ET More than $300,000 granted to five Canadian service-learning projects

State Farm® Youth Advisory Board issues grants to assist aboriginal youth, suicide prevention and robotics program AURORA, ON, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is giving ...