Aviva Canada donates $100,000 to Canadian Red Cross in support of those impacted by Hurricane Fiona

Insurer will also double match all employee donations towards the cause

September 26, 2022 (TORONTO, ON) - Following extreme weather from Hurricane Fiona, Aviva Canada is donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts across the Eastern provinces. The funds will go towards the Canadian Red Cross’ Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal. Aviva Canada will also double match all employee donations towards this cause.

“We are here to support impacted Canadians, local communities and our customers in these challenging times and are committed to getting them back into their homes and businesses as soon as conditions permit,” said Jason Storah, Chief Executive Officer of Aviva Canada. "The devastating situation across the Eastern provinces is yet another reminder that climate change is real and making Canadians extremely vulnerable. As insurers, we must help Canadians mitigate and adapt to climate change and bend the curve on these alarming trends.”

Aviva’s claims teams are working hard to support impacted customers. Those affected can call 1-866 MYAVIVA (1-866-692-8482) or their broker to report a claim.

Canadians wishing to help people impacted by this disaster can donate to the Canadian Red Cross at www.redcross.ca, or by calling 1-800-418-1111.


Media Contact:

Hazel Tan
Email: hazel.tan@aviva.com
Tel:      437-215-5770


About Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country, providing home, automobile, lifestyle, and business insurance to 2.4 million customers. A subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a bright and sustainable future for our people, our customers, our communities and our planet. Launched in 2019, Aviva Canada is investing in safer communities through Aviva Take Back Our Roads, which uses data driven solutions and strategic collaborations to make safer roads a reality for all. In 2021, we announced our plan to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040, the most demanding target of any major insurance company in the world.

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