About Us


  • Comprehensive, competitive solutions tailored to your business
  • Knowledgeable, professional and dedicated national team
  • Thorough risk analysis of your business needs
  • Strong relationships with most of the top insurance companies in Canada


  • Commercial insurance solutions for Canadian businesses since 1980
  • Written service standard guarantee to our key customers
  • Local representation, national reach, global solutions
  • Preferred insurance broker for many national and regional business associations

AP Reid Insurance Limited, Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Inc. and Axxium Assurance Inc. have come together as a part of The Storm Insurance Group.

We are now a national multi-channel group of insurance organizations bringing our combined resources, unique histories and experience together to allow us to deploy solutions and talent from coast to coast to serve you better

Who We Are

AP Reid Insurance Limited

AP Reid logo

Established in 1980 by Aileen Reid; A.P. Reid Insurance was built with a vision to deliver personalized coverage to clients across Nova Scotia. With passion and vision, Aileen began by establishing a loyal clientele, over decades expanded the company across Atlantic Canada, and created innovate delivery models for insurance solutions, inspired by her clients’ needs.

At A.P. Reid Insurance, we’re focused on providing superior service and advice to Canadians for the protection of personal and commercial insurance items. Our customers nationwide rely on us to advise on their insurance coverage and to deliver on the promises we make. Whether comparing quotes, handling policy claims, or helping build stronger communities by investing in community projects, we are committed to providing service first in all that we do.

Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Inc.

Formed in 1979, honesty and integrity has been our cornerstone, and our success and reputation are a testament to this. We endeavour to serve the community by providing our insurance clients with impartial risk management and insurance counseling with the broadest possible choice of insurance companies and coverages. The personnel in our office take pride in utilizing a team approach with all of our clients to maintain a high level of service.

Axxium Assurance Cabinet d’Assurance de Dommages

Founded in 2009, our passion for the insurance industry comes from the motivation to help people. The field of insurance is very vast, there are a multitude of products and companies. For over twelve years, we helped to guide and advise our clients to make the best choices that meet their needs and budgets. Since its foundation AXXIUM ASSURANCE has offered a range of quality insurance products. All of our products and services have always met the needs of our customers with satisfaction.


Brokerage of the Year Finalist – 2020
IBC Awards
Digital Innovator of the Year
Finalist  – 2020
IBC Awards

Employer of Choice
Finalist – 2020
IBC Awards

Top Brokerage

#1 Brokerage in Canada – 2019
IBC Awards

Digital Innovator of the Year
Finalist – 2019
IBC Awards

Employer of Choice
Finalist – 2019
IBC Awards

#2 Brokerage in Canada – 2018
IBC Awards
Insurance-Business-Canada-Top-10 Awards
Top 10 Insurance Brokers in Canada (Ranked #4)
Insurance Business Canada  2017

Best Insurance Agency
Metro Community Choice Awards 2017


Finalist: Best Brokerage Over 10 People

Insurance Business Awards 2017
Progress-Top-101 Awards

Progress Top 101 Companies
12 Time Winner

Progress-Fastest-Growing-Companies Awards

Progress Fastest Growing Companies
3 Time Winner