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March 1, 2019

SSQ Insurance innovates by associating with FlightClaim.ca for the benefit of its community of insureds

SSQ Insurance is proud to announce its partnership with Late Flight Claim Inc. (herein FlightClaim.ca) to provide its community of insureds with an innovative compensation solution in the event of a cancelled, delayed or overbooked flight. FlightClaim.ca is a Canadian company whose mission is to inform travellers of their rights and defend them against major airlines by offering fast, risk-free options that are free of charge until compensation is obtained.

“ The objective of the agreement with FlightClaim.ca is to give our customers innovative solutions that make their lives easier. Thanks to FlightClaim.ca, our customers will be able to rely on the services of a specialized firm at a preferential rate, thereby relieving one source of stress from their traveling, ” said Éric Trudel, Senior Vice-President, Strategy and Product Management, at SSQ Insurance.

“Not only is a delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight a nerve-wracking experience while travelling, the process of obtaining compensation from airlines can sometimes be tedious. We are pleased to add SSQ Insurance customers to the thousands of travellers who call on the services of FlightClaim.ca every month. Since the company began, we have obtained compensation in 92% of cases,” said Jacob Charbonneau, cofounder of FlightClaim.ca.

SSQ Insurance will provide FlightClaim.ca’s services through its assurancevoyages.ca travel insurance subsidiary. Eventually, these services may be added to other travel insurance products offered by SSQ Insurance.

About SSQ Insurance

Founded in 1944, SSQ Insurance is a mutualist company that puts community at the heart of insurance. With assets under management of $12 billion, SSQ Insurance is one of the largest companies in the industry. Working for a community of over three million customers, SSQ Insurance employs 2,000 people. Leader in group insurance, the company also sets itself apart through its expertise in individual life and health insurance, general insurance and the investment sector.

About FlightClaim.ca

Founded in 2016, FlightClaim.ca is the first Canadian company to obtain compensation for travellers whose flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked by taking charge of the entire process. FlightClaim.ca is a result of cofounder Jacob Charbonneau’s in-depth knowledge of the airline industry. The company’s mission is to inform travellers of their rights and help those aggrieved obtain fair compensation as quickly, easily and risk-free as possible. In two years, thousands of travellers have trusted the services of FlightClaim.ca.