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Securian Canada sponsors Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals, deepening commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Toronto, ON, February 28, 2023 – Securian Canada, a leading insurance provider of innovative, life-ready insurance solutions in Canada, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals (CABIP). CABIP is a Black-led, member-based non-profit organization dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for Black professionals within the Canadian insurance industry.

Through this sponsorship, Securian Canada and CABIP will bring together insurance professionals to create meaningful and collaborative support networks through events, mentorship programs, skill development opportunities and advocacy work.

“Supporting CABIP is not just a commitment to driving diversity, equity and inclusion, it’s an investment in shaping a stronger future for the Canadian insurance industry,” said Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer of Securian Canada. “At Securian Canada, we believe that a company’s people are critical to shaping meaningful culture, and we look forward to continuing to embed the principles of belonging and inclusion into everything we do. We are honoured to be working with CABIP to continue accelerating this work beyond our own offices and into the industry at large, by leveraging our collective knowledge and resources to support Black professionals throughout their careers.”

“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Securian Canada to accelerate the representation, inclusion and advancement of Black insurance professionals across the country,” said Marc-André Misat, Director, Sponsorship & Partnership of CABIP. “Together, we will work to identify and address the barriers that limit Black professionals from accessing opportunities and advancing their professional development. We are thrilled to be coming together to create a more inclusive industry that provides equitable opportunities for all.”

As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Securian Canada continues to seek opportunities to sponsor and partner with purpose-driven organizations and causes, that support underserved markets and people within Canada.

About Securian Canada

We’re here for all Canadians and their families — however they define family. Everything we do helps build secure tomorrows, including our life-ready insurance and protection solutions designed to help provide financial security.

For over 65 years, we’ve been providing protection to Canadians and their families, giving Canadians the confidence to face life’s uncertainties. Today, Securian Canada brings together strong local roots and expertise, a North American footprint, and a global perspective — all while innovating at the speed the markets we serve expect.

Together with our U.S. parent company — Securian Financial — we offer insurance solutions and build them with genuine care, providing specialized experiences to those we serve.


The Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals (CABIP) is a not-for-profit association advocating for the representation, inclusion, and advancement of Black professionals within the insurance industry.

Securian Canada media contact

Rosie Iskander
Director, Marketing and Communications

Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals media contact

Loretta Eldridge
Director, Marketing and Communications
Canadian Association of Black Insurance Professionals

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