Square One teams up with Zurich Canada to offer personal auto insurance to Canadian consumers

November 2, 2023

Vancouver, BC: Square One Insurance Services Inc. (Square One) today announced a new agreement with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Canadian Branch) (Zurich Canada) to offer personal auto insurance to drivers in Ontario — with additional provinces to follow in 2024.

For the customer, this partnership combines the seamless, digital-first purchasing environment of Square One with Zurich Canada’s exceptional claims service experience.

“Since 2011, our team of professionals at Square One have made the home insurance process effortless for hundreds of thousands of Canadians,” said Daniel Mirkovic, CEO & President of Square One. “Our priority is serving our customers, online and by phone, with care, and building solid relationships to help achieve the best outcomes. We are excited to bring this same exceptional service to Canadian drivers.”

“Square One’s stellar reputation and proven digital-first delivery and multi-channel customer service model made them a natural partner for us,” said Saad Mered, CEO of Zurich Canada. “As Zurich Canada continues to grow, our customers remain at the heart of everything we do, and we know that Square One is right there with us – teaming up to provide service that is personal, clear, simple and effortless.”

This partnership leverages the strength of two proven brands to offer Canadian consumers additional choice when it comes to their auto insurance needs. It’s available in Ontario now, with Quebec and Alberta rollout planned in early 2024.

Please visit the Square One website for more information.

Media contacts

Aneel Mattu
Director, Marketing
Square One Insurance Services
1.855.331.6933 ext 127
778.919.2096 (M)

Jennifer Beaudry
Head of Communications
Zurich Canada

About Square One

Established in 2011, Square One is an online home and car insurance provider. Square One offers home insurance in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. It offers auto insurance in Ontario, with availability in more provinces to follow. Square One focuses on providing customers with affordable home and car insurance that they can customize to their individual needs. For more information, visit squareone.ca.

About Zurich Canada

Zurich Canada has been a leader in the Canadian insurance market for 100 years — now offering both large and middle market commercial, and other specialty coverages. With employees in offices across the country, we combine global reach with local service and knowledge. Through a thoughtful and transparent approach, our dedicated regional teams help mitigate and manage risks and build resilience to better protect Canadian businesses, communities and families. Our team is there in tough times to help customers respond and recover quickly.

We will continue to evolve to support customers, brokers and employees in an ever-changing environment. In addition to providing insurance protection, we are increasingly offering prevention services such as those that promote well-being and enhance climate resilience.

We strive to build a workplace that is representative of the communities we serve. Zurich Canada is committed to creating a workplace that puts the well-being of people first and where everyone can contribute, grow and feel a sense of belonging.


In Quebec, Square One is an exclusive agent of The Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia (Mutual Fire) and will distribute auto insurance pursuant to a network agreement between Mutual Fire and Zurich Canada.