Formerly Sheppard Insurance

SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA – January 7, 2021 – Westland Insurance Group Ltd. (“Westland”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Nova Scotia-based Storm Insurance Group (“Storm”).

Westland Insurance Group is proud to be your insurance broker, from coast to coast! We’re hard at work developing a new website to reflect our growing network of locations, which will launch in September. For information specific to Alberta, please continue to visit Storm’s website where you can find information on coverages, helpful content and links, and contact details, visit

This acquisition supports Westland’s expansion strategy to serve more communities nationally, and it is the company’s first acquisition with offices in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Quebec.

Storm Insurance Group is an award-winning brokerage group operating under several brands, including retail brokerages A.P. Reid, Sheppard, and Axxium; group brokerage MyGroup; MGA Agile Underwriting Solutions; and digital insurance platform Storm specializes in partnering with carriers, brokerages, associations, and other organizations to provide custom insurance solutions and programs.


Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Inc.

Formed in 1979, honesty and integrity has been our cornerstone, and our success and reputation are a testament to this. We endeavour to serve the community by providing our insurance clients with impartial risk management and insurance counseling with the broadest possible choice of insurance companies and coverages. The personnel in our office take pride in utilizing a team approach with all of our clients to maintain a high level of service.

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Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Inc.’s E&O Insurance Programs are now managed by Westland | MyGroup To Register or Renew your coverage click here 


Phone: (780) 421-1515

Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2242

Fax: 1-866-966-0969

Email: [email protected]


14315 118 Ave NW

Edmonton, AB, Canada T5L 4S6


Mon – Fri: 8am – 4:30pm

Weekends: Closed


About Westland Insurance Group

Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent insurance brokers in Canada. Trading over $3 billion of premium, Westland continues to expand coast to coast. Westland’s brokers provide expertise and advisory-based services across commercial, personal, employee benefits, farm, and specialty insurance segments. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained committed to supporting its clients, industry partners and local communities. For more information, please visit


Media Contact:

Westland Insurance Group Ltd.
Jessica Thiessen, Senior Manager, Communications
[email protected] 

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