Fortress Insurance Company Announces New License to Provide Insurance in Ontario

CALGARY, AB, MAY 24, 2022/insPRESS/ – Fortress Insurance Company (“Fortress”) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, it is licensed to underwrite insurance in Ontario in the following categories: Property, Liability, Accident & Sickness, Boilers & Machinery, diversions, shipping, legal fees and bond, as well as fronting services.

This announcement aligns with Fortress’ plan to continue growing its business across Canada through our national broker partners. These additional licenses support our strategy of focusing on growing our niche and surplus businesses.

Fortress CEO Shafeen Mawani said, “With the start of operations in Ontario, Fortress continues to strengthen its strategy as a niche insurer with licenses in Western Canada and Ontario. We look forward to partnering with Ontario brokers and providing underwriting capacity in this challenging market. Our focus will be to participate in program activities and support MAs and brokers on commercial insurance products. »

President of Fortress Scott Tannas “We are excited to begin operations in Ontario, which will double the size of our operations and provide greater competition in the Ontario insurance market. We built Fortress to meet the needs of the broker community and help them grow through deep collaboration and predictable capacity.

About Fortress Insurance Company

Founded in 2004, Fortress Insurance Company operates in the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry. Fortress provides commercial lines of insurance products exclusively to our broker partners. We are a trusted insurance provider; the majority of our risks are underwritten by a global reinsurance provider with an A+ AM Best and A+ S&P credit rating. Visit for more information.

Media contact:
Shafeen Mawani
President and CEO
Suite 1050, 736 6th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
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