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History

At Orr & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd. we are very proud of the service that has been provided to our clients for over a century.

In 1912 Victor A. Hall started selling insurance in King City through a contract with the Waterloo Insurance Company. In 1923 Victor’s son, Bruce, joined the company to make the agency Victor A. Hall & Son Insurance Agency.

In 1957 the business was sold to John C. Dew a local farmer and businessman. John continued to build the business and in 1977 sold the agency to Gordon Orr, at which time Gordon changed the name to Orr & Dew Insurance Brokers Ltd.

A number of other brokerages competed in the area. Bruce Bowman, EG. Lloyd, and Marvin Hunter, Over the years these brokerages all came under the ownership of Marvin Hunter and in 1984 was purchased by Orr & Dew and amalgamated into one office.

In 1992, Ken Orr, son of Gordon, became the owner of Orr & Dew Insurance Brokers Ltd.

The growing continued and in January of 1999, Ken opened a branch office in Tottenham and offered management services for an office in Richmond Hill.

In September of 2006 our corporate name changed to Orr & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd. In 2007 a new partner Keith Wilson Joined Orr & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd.

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Business Affiliates

Orr & Associates is proud to be a member of CanInsure Broker Net, a group of professional insurance brokers from across Canada, sharing insurance knowledge and expertise, business processes, system experience and company relationships.  Representatives from members of this group have been very involved in the broker distribution system in both provincial and national broker associations.

As a member of CanInsure Broker Net, Orr and Associates are not only able to provide our clients with access to insurers and brokers across Canada but are keeping current with industry trends and products.

Members in CanInsure Broker Net are independently owned and operated, supporting the communities in which they service.   Local advice with national expertise provided by people you can talk to.

Members in CanInsure Broker net are:

Pearson Insurance Ltd.     New Brunswick
www.pearsoninsurance.ca

Orr & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd    Ontario
www.orrandassociates.ca

CMR Insurance Brokers Ltd.         Ontario
www.cmrinsurance.com

MIG Insurance    Manitoba
www.miginsurance.ca

Rempel Insurance Brokers    Manitoba
www.rempelinsurance.com

 

 
 

Mark’s Agency Ltd. Insurance Brokers Ltd. Saskatchewan
www.marksagency.ca

Mainline Insurance Brokers Inc.    Saskatchewan
www.mainlineinsurance.ca

Tait Insurance Group Inc.    Saskatchewan
www.taitinsurance.ca

Ravenhill Agencies Ltd    Alberta
www.ravenhillagencies.com

Our Core services

Home Insurance Agency

Home

Whether it be a Home, Tenant, Cottage, Or Condo Policy

Motorcycle Insurance Agency

Auto

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