SGI CANADA Obtains CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs

(Toronto – October 1, 2015) The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) is pleased to announce that SGI CANADA has obtained CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs.

“We’re constantly reviewing our business processes and technology to make it as easy as possible for brokers to do business with SGI CANADA,” says Dorothy Josephson, Assistant Vice President, Operations, SGI CANADA. “We’re pleased to receive the CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs, demonstrating our commitment to help our broker partners save time and money by making their commercial workflows as efficient as possible.”

As a means of making business easier for commercial customers and helping brokers retain their commanding commercial market share of over 90%, CSIO has expanded its eDocs certification program to specifically certify eDocs for commercial lines.

“We applaud SGI CANADA on obtaining CSIO Certification for Commercial Lines eDocs,” says Catherine Smola, President & CEO of CSIO. “In obtaining this certification, SGI CANADA has demonstrated that it is a company committed to improving commercial lines workflow efficiencies and helping its broker partners deliver exceptional customer service.”

CSIO Certification is available to member companies and vendors. eDocs for personal lines has been available for certification since September 2013, with the recent additions of eDocs for commercial lines and eDelivery as the second and third business activities available for certification.

Visit to learn more about the CSIO Certification program.


About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada’s industry association of property and casualty insurers, software providers and over 35,000 brokers. CSIO is committed to improving the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, Telematics, eDelivery and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO operates CSIOnet, a secure, industry-owned platform for the efficient exchange of policy information for the broker channel. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit


SGI CANADA has been in business for more than 60 years, selling property and casualty insurance. It operates as SGI CANADA in Saskatchewan; SGI CANADA Insurance Services Limited in BC, Alberta and Manitoba; and Coachman Insurance Company in Ontario.

For further information, please contact:

Sarina Visram | Manager, Member Relations & Communications 
110 Yonge Street, Suite 500 | Toronto, ON M5C 1T4
(416) 360-1773 x 2300 | 1 (800) 463-2746 x 2300 |

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