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Canadian cannabis businesses deserve better - they deserve insurance without stigma.

With deeply rooted social stigma, volatile investment and legal landscapes, prohibitively high insurance requirements, and limited insurance market options, Canadian cannabis businesses are struggling.

We care about this community. We understand the challenges you're facing and we have deep ancillary sector knowledge, along with the skillset and connections, to create the solutions you need.

Let's work together to build a thriving and sustainable industry - let's work together to create insuance without stigma. 

Value for Cannabis Businesses

We've dedicated years to completing research calls with leaders across all sub-sectors of the cannabis industry. While providing advice and support, we have been educating insurance underwriters and advocating for solutions that consider actual risk.

We have strong, long-term relationships with global insurance markets that recognize the value and importance of this industry. Together, we are creating insurance solutions that are built for Canadian regulations, risk, international expansion, and scalability.

The EQUA Difference:

A team of insurance industry veterans with specialized cannabis experience and global underwriter connections
Expertise in traditional and emerging industries, including Retail, Agriculture, Healthcare, Hospitality and Tourism, Transportation, Construction, Technology, Fintech/Crypto, and Manufacturing
Strong partnerships with leading Commercial General Liability, Property, Business Interruption, Crime, Management Liability, Professional Liability, Cargo, Malicious Attack & Terrorism insurers 
Deep connections to the cannabis industry and a dedication to helping this community thrive
Claims advocacy and support every step of the way
We lend our knowledge and time to advise and lobby government ministries and to educate industry leaders and global insurance markets. We're working hard to support cannabis associations, community groups, and businesses in navigating this quickly changing landscape as it relates to commercial insurance.

Business Types & Operations

We have proven success helping to protect businesses with operations spanning the cannabis industry. As we are creating new insurnace solutions and working to educate insurance carriers, our team is happy to engage with all types of businesses working in cannabis.

Our Focus:


Key Areas of Coverage

In working with underwriters around the globe, our team regularly gains access to coverages that are newly available to Canadian cannabis businesses. We also work with underwriters to create unique coverage and polcies when they're needed. 

The Basics:

Business Interruption
Commercial General Liability
Employer Practices Liability 
Environmental Liability
Kidnap, Ransom, & Extortion 
Malicious Attack & Terrorism
Management Liability
Product Liability
Product Recall
Professional Liability
We work with insurance markets that are proud to help protect Canadian cannabis businesses - we have access to these common coverages and many more. Let us know about your unqiue insurance needs today.

Our Cannabis Team

Our team includes active, long-term participants in the cannabis industry. We're here to do the hard work that is necessary to resolve major insurance pain points and support the Canadian cannabis industry. 

Community Advocates & Insurance Experts:


Our Community

EQUA is one element in an ecosystem of businesses that are fundamental to the survival and advancement of this industry. We understand the power of relationships and are proud to work alongisde passionate leaders within this sector. 

EQUA is honoured to be an Affiliate Member of the Cannabis Council of Canada.

Committed to Change: