Our activity sector

Present in several Canadian provinces, Optimum General Inc. operates in the field of property and casualty insurance, offering innovative insurance products that are adapted to individual and business needs. Company entities include Optimum Insurance Company Inc., Optimum Farm Insurance Inc. and the Optimum West Insurance Company. Our high customer service standards allow us to meet the needs of nearly 600 brokers throughout Canada.

In recent years, we have experienced strong growth across all business lines. This growth is especially due to our ambitious corporate strategy, but also to each of our employees' expertise and drive as well as to their desire to contribute directly to our success.

Career development

Management is dedicated to promoting team development. We regularly have discussions with employees regarding their professional ambitions so as to ensure that those who which to progress do progress. As part of succession planning, everything is done to ensure that up and comers find their place on our team.

Our human-scale teams enable employees to exercise direct leadership and to demonstrate versatility in their responsibilities, thereby increasing their expertise. In joining our team, you will have the opportunity to build a rewarding career alongside Optimum General seasoned professionals.

Innovation from a choice employer

All products and services offered by our company are based on the talent, motivation and professionalism of our employees, who continuously strive to provide our national customer base with the highest possible product quality and standard of service. We are extremely proud to rely on such qualified, driven and committed teams.

In order to position ourselves with consumers, we not only develop products that are adapted to their needs, but that are also innovative. This has led to Optimum General Inc. being named one of the top 15 insurers in terms of innovation in North America.

We are also proud of having been voted the best insurance company by our brokerage network in western Canada, as well as one of the best five financial services companies to work for.

Our work environment

Our presence in several large Canadian cities gives our employees the advantage of being able to work in one of several subsidiaries, as well as at our Montreal head office, or even for Optimum Group companies abroad in other sectors of activity.

Our work environment encourages balance between home and work life: flexible hours, personal days and even coverage of fitness club membership fees.

Optimum General is a member company of the   Optimum Group, a private Canadian financial group with international operations in life insurance, property and casualty insurance, life reinsurance, consulting and asset management. The Group employs roughly 500 employees in Canada, the United States and in France.

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Employee Testimonials


Louise Frankland

"Optimum is a company that is open to internal mobility thus offering employees the possibility to develop their full potential. The people that I worked with every day encouraged me and really helped me grow!"

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Steve Boudreault

« Having an MBA allows me to have a better overview of the company and broaden my contribution beyond actuarial services. »

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