Posted on November 27, 2023 National Safe Driving Week runs December 1 – 7
IBAS and SGI are reminding drivers that traffic safety is the top priority when you get behind the wheel this holiday season — or any time throughout the year. More than 60 fatal collisions have already occurred across the province in 2023 — each impacting at least one family’s lives forever.
Posted on October 17, 2023 Fran and Tom Luchenski named 2023 IBAS Community Leadership Award recipients
Fran & Tom (Sonny) Luchenski — owners of Tom Agencies in Lucky Lake, Beechy, and Dinsmore — have been named the recipients of the 2023 IBAS Community Leadership Award. The Luchenskis were celebrated at the 2023 IBAS Chair’s Banquet on October 13 in Saskatoon.
Posted on August 28, 2023 IBAS, #BrokersCare double support for Sask Girls United
IBAS is increasing its annual sponsorship of Sask Girls United from $2,500 to $5,000 in 2023. This contribution, made through the #BrokersCare Community Fund, will directly enhance the not-for-profit's leadership development and mental wellness programming to youth aged 8 – 14 across the province.
Posted on August 13, 2023 IBAS unveils 2023-26 Strategic Plan
After more than seven decades, IBAS is ushering in its next chapter. Read the letter to members from IBAS Board Chair Sarah Johnston (Johnston Insurance Brokers) announcing the new, three-year vision for what the association prioritizes, how it operates, and how it will deliver maximum value. The plan is effective August 1, 2023, through July 31, 2026.
Posted on August 8, 2023 Restricted Auto, Bylaws exams now free for IBAS members
As part of a three-year pilot program launched in partnership with SGI, fees are now waived for Restricted Auto (Part I & II) and Bylaws (General & Auto) exams written by member employees through IBAS. These exams comprise the core education requirements to qualify for a Restricted Auto Licence.
Posted on July 17, 2023 Telia Lafontaine awarded the 2023 IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary
Seventeen-year-old Telia Lafontaine of Regina has been named the recipient of the 2023 IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary. This annual award was established four years ago to recognize one outgoing grade 12 student who exemplifies outstanding dedication to making their community a better place.
Posted on June 17, 2023 Call for expressions of interest
IBAS is currently soliciting expressions of interest from eligible member brokers to fill vacancies on the IBAS board of directors (2 – 3 vacancies), the General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan (1 vacancy), and the IBAS Issuer Advisory Committee (2 – 4 vacancies). The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2023.
Posted on June 16, 2023 2023 IBAS Golf Tournament the biggest and best yet
A record 152 golfers converged on The Legends Golf Club in Warman on Tuesday, June 13, for the 2023 IBAS Golf Tournament, presented by Midwest Claims Services. The event sold out within 72 hours of launching registration earlier this spring — and it didn't disappoint.
Posted on January 13, 2023 IBAS unveils its 2023 Emerging Brokers Council
Established in 2019, the EBC is a member advisory committee under the oversight of the IBAS board of directors, tasked with executing a vital three-part mandate on behalf of the association. Due to member interest, te 2023 EBC was expanded to 14 representatives — up from eight in 2022.
Posted on December 1, 2022 Technology is a tool, not the focus while driving
As part of National Safe Driving Week, which runs December 1 – 7, 2022, the Canada Safety Council, IBAS, and SGI are reminding motorists to make sure safety is the top priority when getting behind the wheel. Drivers should keep their eyes on the road — not on the screen.