About Scrivens

About Scrivens

Since our establishment in Ottawa in 1930, Scrivens has developed a reputation of integrity, stability and excellent service.

Scrivens' extensive and growing client base of the past 85 years is representative of our sound management, professionalism and ability to adapt to change.

Client satisfaction is the key to Scrivens success. Our highly qualified and experienced team understands that every individual has specific concerns. Therefore, at Scrivens we recognize that personalized service is critical in identifying your requirements and providing the appropriate product to meet these needs. Establishing and maintaining a superior level of service is an integral part of Scrivens' tradition of excellence.

More Than Just a Broker

David Srivens, Michael Scrivens, Janice Leclair, Peter Scrivens, Griselda Petry, Ole JensenHere at Scrivens, we take a hands on approach to insurance by educating our customers on emerging risks like cyber attacks, helping them to develop workplace health and safety programs and making sure they stay up-to-date on the latest legislative developments.

From compliance to communication, Scrivens provides a full spectrum of solutions for you and your company. We understand the challenges today's employers face and know you're asked to take on more than ever. Expect more from a broker - expect our full spectrum of solutions.

Our History

The company known today as Scrivens Insurance and Investment Solutions was born of need: the need for W.H. (Bill) Scrivens to augment his income during the Depression, and a growing need among his life insurance clients for house and car insurance.

Although he sold only life insurance when he started out in 1928, Bill responded when his clients told him they also wanted house of car insurance. He climbed the stairs at 56 Sparks Street to the Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, and asked that they sponsor a general insurance licence for him. The did - and the seeds for an independent Scrivens company were planted.

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Our Latest Blog Posts

Social Host Liquor Liability - Holiday Parties

Monday, December 11, 2017

With the holidays and the end of the year right around the corner, many organizations will host parties for their employees. While these celebrations are fun and a good way to boost team morale, they can create a number of liabilities when alcohol is present. Continue...

Noteworthy Cyber Security News Items

Monday, December 04, 2017

Yahoo Says All Accounts Were Hacked in 2013 Continue...

A Guide to Buying Winter Tires

Thursday, November 30, 2017

When snow begins to fall and the mercury starts to drop this time of the year, we do all sorts of preparations to keep ourselves safe and warm. We pull out the winter coats and make sure our home heating systems are functional – but what about our vehicles? Continue...

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David Srivens, Michael Scrivens, Janice Leclair, Peter Scrivens, Griselda Petry, Ole Jensen