Intact Financial Corporation providing support to communities affected by spring floods with a $200,000 donation to Canadian Red Cross

Date May 3, 2019

TORONTO, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - In response to the spring floods in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick, Intact Financial Corporation is announcing support for affected communities with a $200,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross on behalf of Intact Insurance and belairdirect.

Intact Financial Corporation (CNW Group/Intact Financial Corporation)

"Our thoughts are with the impacted residents during this difficult time. We activated our response plan several days ago, and with over 3,600 claims employees across Canada, we are ready to help customers affected by rapid snow melt, rain and floods in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick," said Louis Gagnon, President of Intact's Canadian Operations.

Customers who have been affected by the floods and need to start a claim can reach us 24/7.

  • Intact Insurance: 1-866-464-2424
  • belairdirect: 1-877-270-9124

The Intact Foundation has made a $200,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross for relief efforts related to the floods. The Intact Foundation will also match employee donations through its employee matching gift program to any Canadian Registered Charity providing relief efforts.

"The situation in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick continues to evolve. We were there from the outset to support customers and will be there to help restore their lives and support their communities in the near future. We are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to share information with our customers, brokers, employees and the community," added Mr. Gagnon.

About Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) is the largest provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance in Canada and a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America, with over $10 billion in total annual premiums. The Company has approximately 14,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than five million personal, business and public sector clients through offices in Canada and the U.S. In Canada, Intact distributes insurance under the Intact Insurance brand through a wide network of brokers, including its wholly-owned subsidiary BrokerLink, and directly to consumers through belairdirect. In the U.S., OneBeacon Insurance Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary, provides specialty insurance products through independent agencies, brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies.

SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

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