HUB International is the endorsed broker of the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) and has local roots right here in British Columbia. We are the world's 10th largest insurance broker as well as the biggest in both British Columbia and Canada. While global, our strength lies in our commitment to the communities we live and do business in.

Who's Eligible?

ARA Members in good standing in the following specialties:

  • Towing and Recovery
  • Power Sports Dealers
  • Licensed Motor Dealers
  • Collision Repair
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Auto Recyclers
  • Auto Rental
  • Auto Glass


HUB provides effective risk management and maximizes leverage and economies of scale to help you reduce and control your insurance costs.  Premium financing is also available.

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Business Coverage

HUB offers the following business coverage options to ARA members:

Property Coverage

  • Customized to meet your specific needs
  • Replacement cost for direct physical loss or damage to buildings, contents and personal effects
  • Loss of business income and extra expense

Boiler & Machinery (Equipment Breakdown)

  • Loss resulting from an accident to an object on the premises (combined property damage, business income and extra expense)

Crime Coverage

  • Employee dishonesty
  • Loss of money and securities inside and outside the premises
  • Money order and counterfeit paper currency
  • Depositors forgery
  • Incoming cheque forgery
  • Credit card forgery
  • Computer fraud
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Liability Coverage

HUB offers the following liability coverage to ARA members:

Commercial General Liability

  • Bodily or personal injury, property damage or advertisers' liability
  • Products and completed operations
  • Non-owned automobile

Pollution Liability

  • Protection if pollution takes place on your property
  • Losses resulting from pollution on somebody else's property

Umbrella Liability

  • Higher liability limits available

Directors & Officers Liability

  • Alleged wrongful acts by directors, officers and employees

Additional Coverage's are available

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Personal Property

HUB offers the following personal property coverage options and services to ARA members and their employees:

  • Exclusive insurance discounts on our most popular products, including:
    • Homeowner's comprehensive protection policy
    • Condominium owner protection policy
    • Tenants' contents and liability policy
  • Dedicated professional product experts
  • 24/7 claim services from the Economical Insurance Company
  • Guaranteed claim satisfaction from the Economical Service Program

Connect with an expert to receive a no-obligation quote or call us toll-fee at 1-855-703-7945.

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Richard Trudeau, CAIB

Richard Trudeau

Richard's passion for people and his entrepreneurial spirit brought him to the world of insurance as a Commercial Insurance Account Executive with HUB International in 2009. Richard has a rich and diverse background in dealing with clients, including 16 years of experience in the automotive retail industry. His approach to his clientele centers on giving. Quite simply, Richard believes if you give more you will bring more value to your clients. Following this philosophy, he builds relationships that are based on trust, respect, and honesty. 

Backed by an exceptional and experienced team at HUB International, Richard is well-supported by dynamic insurance professionals. According to Richard, his success at HUB is based on a team effort. The staff and resources at HUB International make it easier to bring more value to his clients. Richard's team identifies challenges and problems businesses may face before disaster strikes. Richard and his team's experience enables them to provide solutions for protecting an organization's income and assets. Through a comprehensive review process his team ensures that proper coverage is in place, minimizing the impact a potential claim could have on your organization.

Richard helps manage your risk so that you can grow your business. His specialties include first nation communities, manufacturing, and the automotive retail sector.  

Richard Trudeau, CAIB
Commercial Lines Producer
HUB International Barton
Work Phone: (250) 385-6313
Cell Phone: (250) 889-3884
Email: richard.trudeau@hubinternational.com