Terms Used Throughout This Site

For ease of reading, the following terms are used throughout this website. Unless otherwise qualified read:

  • “Act” as Financial Institutions Act and its regulations;
  • “Agency” as a licensed insurance agent authorized to act as an employer;
  • “A&S”, as Accident & Sickness;
  • “Council” as Insurance Council of British Columbia;
  • “E&O” as Errors and Omissions Insurance;
  • “FICOM” as Financial Institutions Commission;
  • “Firm” as a licensed adjuster authorized to act as an employer;
  • “Other jurisdiction” as any province other than British Columbia, or any other country; and
  • “Rules” as Council Rules.