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    Contact Info

    Regular business hours:
    Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM

    Head office civic address:
    3845 Joseph Howe Drive, Suite 300
    Halifax, NS, B3L 4H9

    Mailing address:
    PO Box 8956
    Halifax, NS, B3K 5M6

    New Brunswick office address:
    130 Campbell Road
    Woodman’s Point, NB, E5K 3X6

    Head office (reception):  (902) 454-8641

    Main fax:  (902) 455-2267

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    Contact Stanhope Simpson

    At Stanhope Simpson, our people are our greatest resource.  We are proud of our team and we invite you to get to know them.  We encourage you to click the Meet the Team icon below to learn more about us.

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    For easy reference, below is a directory of our direct telephone extensions:

    Commercial Insurance & Surety Brokers
    Direct telephone number:  (902) 454-7198 + extension


    Amber Whebby, CIP – ext 234

    Don McDermaid, CIB – ext 237

    Donald K. McDermaid, BComm, FCIP – ext 237

    Gary Pellerin, BBA – ext 227

    Arin Selig, CIP, CRM – ext  244

    Shawn Freeze, CIP, CRM – ext 222

    Jaylee MacDonald – dial (506) 333-4578


    Pauline Bell, CIP – ext 224

    Mark Howard, BComm, FCIP  – ext 257

    Scott Peach, BComm, CIP – ext 243

    Shawna Naismith, BA, BBA, FCIP, CRM – ext 242

    Greg Blacklock,  MBA – ext 230

    Jannine Freeze, BBA, FCIP, CRM – ext 228

    Paula Shubley, CIP – ext 223


    Steven Bates, BBA, CAIB, FCIP, CRM – ext 229

    Tim Smith, BComm, CIP – ext 250

    Victor Stanhope, FCIP, CCIB – ext 225

    Victoria Stanhope, MBA, FCIP, CRM – ext 239

    Wendy Forhan,  BComm, CAIB, CIP – ext 248

    Ashley Burke, CIP, CRM – ext 236

    Jean Clarke, BComm – ext 233

    Lindsay Letourneau, BA, CIP – ext 267

    Personal Insurance Brokers
    Direct telephone number:  (902) 454-7198 + extension

    Denise Russell – ext. 231

    Melissa Dort, BA, CAIB, CIP – ext 221

    Jennifer MacKenzie, CAIB – ext 238

    Scott Conrad, BA, MA (Manager) – ext 251

    Trudy Scanlan, CIP – ext 254

    Christine Cox-Norman, CAIB – ext 268

    Jennifer Hynes – ext 265

    Heather McDermaid (Assistant to Personal Lines & Reception) – ext 232

    Internal Support Team
    Direct telephone number:  (902) 454-7198 + extension

    Gerald Ward, CIP – ext 235

    Heather Peach, CPA, CA – ext 241

    Martali McDermaid – ext 240

    Report a Claim

    During regular business hours, please contact our office to report a claim.  After regular business hours, you may call your insurance company’s toll-free claims number listed below for emergency claims assistance.

    Aviva Canada
    (Including Traders and Elite)
    1-866-MY-AVIVA (1-866-692-8482)

    Northbridge Insurance (formerly Lombard Canada)

    Intact Insurance

    RSA (Royal & SunAlliance Insurance)

    The Dominion of Canada

    Economical Insurance Group
    (Including Missisquoi, Perth and Waterloo Insurance)

    Zurich Canada


    Markel Canada

    Travelers Insurance

    We place insurance and surety coverage with over 50 different insurance companies and markets from around the world.  Is your insurer not listed above?  We encourage you to contact your broker representative at Stanhope Simpson and/or visit your insurer’s website for their specific after-hours emergency claims line.