It’s Here! Canadian Insurance

Good News from the HSMG for Canadians!

Insurance for Canadian soap and bath and body artisans is now here! Affordable insurance is now available to our Canadian colleagues. For just $400, plus $100 for Guild membership, you will have the same great insurance package that our US members enjoy.

Your coverage includes:

$2,000,000 General Aggregate Limit
$2,000,000 Products-Completed Operations Aggregate Limit
$1,000,000 Personal and Advertising Injury Limit
$1,000,000 Each Occurrence Limit
$300,000 Damage to Rented Premises Limit
$5,000 Medical Expense Limit

Just joining the Guild?

Great! Simply go to the Guild site: http://www.soapguild.org/store/membership-join-or-renew/ and follow instructions. Once you become a member, proceed to the insurance portion and put the insurance package into your account. You will then be directed to the Canadian company to pay.

In a day or two, you’ll be ready to sell in the US and Canada!

Already a member?

Pro-rated terms are also available. Just call the office, 518-306-6934 to get help determining your rate, which will be based upon how much of the year you have left on your membership.

This is an exciting development for the Guild and our Canadian members. Be sure to pass this information along to other Canadian soapmakers!

Don’t wait. Call today!

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2 Comments

  1. Hi there,
    I am looking for product liabilty insurance. I am having an extremely difficult time finding it in Canada. I do not make soap, but I do make handmade bath and beauty items. Do you provide liabilty insurance for just people who make soap or also people that do not make soap but make many items in the same category?
    Please let me know.
    Thanks so much,
    Lesley Jardine
    lesley_jardine22@hotmail.com

  2. hi, Lesley,

    I can imagine! Our insurance is geared towards soapmakers, so there is currently a requirement that you offer soap in your product line (even if it’s not your primary source of revenue). The good news is that the insurance covers candles and just about any handmade beauty product. I would be happy to let you know if that ever changes.

    Jen

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