Hub International Canada West is entering a strategic agreement with National Bank Insurance Firm Inc. to acquire all of NBIF’s group insurance activities based in Edmonton.

​“We are excited the group insurance services team of NBIF has joined us and will help strengthen our employee benefits solutions for [plan sponsor] clients in Western Canada,” said Kevin Rome, president of employee benefits at Hub, in a press release.

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Peter D. Thompson, president of NBIF, noted the partnership with Hub will provide the organization’s plan sponsor clients with a wider suite of products and services, as well as a larger pool of resources and experts.