Is Wawanesa a good insurance company?

Wawanesa Insurance Overview According to its website, it has an AM Best financial strength rating of an A. Wawanesa also has an A+ rating and accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

Who is Wawanesa owned by?

Wawanesa Insurance is a Canadian mutual company owned by its policyholders. It is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada.

What does Wawanesa mean in English?

Wawanesa was originally called Sipiweske. The word Sipiweske (pronounced similarly to “Sip-O-Whiskey”) means “light through the trees” in Cree. In 1890, the under the influence of the temperance movement, the town changed it’s name to Wawanesa, which may come from the Ojibwa word waa’oonesii for “Whip-poor-will”.

What is Wawanesa NAIC?


NAIC #: 10683
California Company ID #: 4364-6
Date Authorized in California: 1996-07-25
Company Type: Property & Casualty

Who is the number 1 car insurance company?

State Farm
Top 10 largest auto insurance companies by market share

Company Market share in 2018 Direct premiums written in 2018
Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
1. State Farm 17.07% $42 billion
2. Geico 13.45% $33.1 billion
3. Progressive 11.01% $27.1 billion

Does Wawanesa have agents?

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company markets its products primarily through independent brokers in Canada. Another area in which Wawanesa works with brokers is through our Broker Retirement Plan which allows brokers an opportunity to build up retirement savings.

How long has Wawanesa been in business?

The Company was established as a farmers’ mutual insurance carrier in 1896 in Wawanesa, Manitoba under the laws of Canada and was subsequently incorporated by an Act of Parliament on May 1, 1929. The United States Branch was established under the laws of California on May 23, 1974.

Who is the CEO of Wawanesa insurance?

Jeff Goy (2014–)
Wawanesa Insurance/CEO

Does Wawanesa insure DUI?

Wawanesa car insurance discounts in California All drivers on a policy must have no DUIs within the last 10 years and no at-fault accidents or driving violation points within the last three years, and all drivers must have been licensed for at least three years. Insure multiple cars on one Wawanesa policy.