All Hail SGI : Saskatoon Hailstorm causes weekend damage, hundreds of claims filed

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Things can change at a moment’s notice. Evening plans can turn into overnight escapades. A drive on a whim can turn into a journey for a day. And a beautiful summer day can descend into danger and destruction. That’s exactly what happened last Saturday as a summer storm damaged many vehicles in […]

Penny For Your Thoughts: Penny McCune named new president and CEO of SGI

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan’s crown insurance company will be welcoming its new president and CEO in the coming weeks, following Tuesday’s announcement that Penny McCune will assume SGI’s top role, making her the first woman to head up the provincial insurance company. Currently working as executive v-p and COO of the Auto Fund, McCune is […]

Peaks in the Prairies: SGI sees increased claims volumes

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is working through a period of increased claims volumes thanks to an active storm season in the Prairies. According to an email distributed by the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR), the claims volumes over the last six-to-eight weeks have been above average. “Although the claim operations team […]

SAAR goes to the spa: Tickets on sale for 2022 SAAR Spring Conference

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan — Tickets are on sale for the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers’ (SAAR) 2022 Spring Conference, set for the second week of March in Moose Jaw. Set to kick off on the morning of March 12, attendees of this year’s annual general meeting can expect to hear from influential auto industry names […]

Help with Hail: SGI hosting hail forum this Wednesday

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) will be hosting a virtual forum for facilities affected by the August 31/September 1 hail storm that impacted Assiniboia, Moose Jaw, Regina and Yorkton. The forum will take place here, virtually, beginning at 3 p.m. CT. The insurer said both bodyshops and paintless dent repair (PDR) companies are […]

Time for a Chit Chat: SGI to seek collision centre feedback at Dec. 2 Town Hall

Estevan, Saskatchewan ⁠— Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) will be hosting a Town Hall this Thursday, December 2 at the Western Star All Suites in Estevan from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. During the meeting, SGI will seek feedback in two areas: what the public insurer should expect from a high-performance collision centre, and what a […]

Winter Wisdom: SGI winter driver tips following first major snowfall of the season

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — The first signs of winter have hit the prairies and representatives from SGI are reminding Saskatchewan drivers to take a little extra care and be prepared for anything this season. As Saskatoon wrestles with the 8 centimetres of snow it received over the course of Wednesday and Thursday, Saskatchewan Government Insurance’s (SGI) […]