Cambrian Shield

Advance your career with the Cambrian Shield Chapter.

A part of the Insurance Institute of Ontario.

 

Welcome

We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge. Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing prep courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Spring CIP courses are now available

Register early for the chance to win!

It's time to make an investment - in yourself. Employers across Canada know that CIPs have completed a rigorous program of study and have a wealth of industry-specific knowledge. This spring, give your education a boost.
Enrol by March 22 for the chance to win! If you enrol in a Spring 2017 CIP class by Wednesday, March 22, you'll go into a draw to receive one of six $100 gift cards to Chapters or Best Buy.
View our courses now.

Member Bonus: Complimentary for IIO Members!

Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending).
Register now for:
Fleet Commercial Insurance - March 24, 11 a.m. to Noon

Membership: why do you need it?

As was mandated by those that formed the Institute, we rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us. And in return, we’re able to provide you—and the industry—with many benefits. Learn about the benefits.

Learn how to advance your career

Welcome to National Education Month - February 2017

NAVIGATE | EDUCATE | CELEBRATE
Attend local seminars, webinars, and events, and celebrate the launch of mycareer, a new open online resource of career maps, education pathways, assessment tools and tip sheets for those in the industry looking to navigate their insurance career.
What’s your career goal? Choose the complimentary webinar that best fits your area of interest and discover pathways to advancing your career. If you attend a local seminar, event or "Take a break with the Institute" visit in Ontario, you'll have a chance to win one of three $100 gift cards. We look forward to connecting with you during National Education Month!

Must-attend events and seminars

North Bay Curling Bonspiel – March 2
Join us for our 12th annual North Bay Curling Bonspiel, being held at the North Bay Granite Club. Whether you're a veteran of the rink or an absolute freshman, this is a day for all curlers to come out and enjoy the fun! Learn more.

Marketing to Millennials: A How-to Guide (Sudbury Luncheon) – March 28
Are you trying to expand your business more into the millennial market? This new generation is setting the trend with their preferences and to hold their attention, you must also change your way of doing business. Learn more.

Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class – Starts June 19
Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting, instructed by the very successful Lyall Bell, CIP, President, Solutions Training Resources. Learn more.

Get your RIBO hours OnDemand

Help is here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.

CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.

Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports. 

Follow us on Twitter

The Insurance Institute of Ontario - Cambrian Shield is on Twitter. Join the conversation and follow us at @IIOCambrian.

Ask the Institute – now updated

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You'll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there. Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask

Did you know?

Cambrian Shield's council currently has over 20 committed council members and volunteers to lend their time, energy and ideas to our activities. They represent the many regions of our Chapter, including Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Thunder Bay, Timmins and Sudbury. No matter where you live, there is someone in your local area championing your insurance education needs.

The Cambrian Shield chapter is on Twitter.  Follow us @IIOCambrian

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.