Receive preferred home and auto rates as an engineering graduate in Ontario

Take advantage of our exclusive Engineering Graduates discount* from one of Canada’s top insurance providers.

As an engineering graduate, you appreciate thoughtful design and ease of use. In a few clicks, you can get a quote, buy and manage your policy, with no follow up calls – all on our digital platform. All graduates of an accredited Canadian university engineering program can take advantage of the Engineering Graduates discount* on their home insurance. Engineering graduates can also take advantage of other discounts on their auto insurance. From civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial to computer engineering – all engineering graduates can rest assured in selecting an insurance provider that Canadians can count on to protect what matters most.

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Get home insurance if you’re a resident of a small town like Picton or bundle your home and auto insurance if you live in a big city like Toronto or Ottawa. Province-wide, we have coverage options with exclusive savings for engineering graduates in Ontario.

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Your house, and everything in it is covered. Even our most basic package includes replacement cost. Plus, benefit from first claim forgiveness and add optional coverages to make sure you’re protected.

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Still have questions about group discount?

Do I need to be a practicing engineer qualify for the Engineering Graduates discount*?

No, but you or your spouse need to be a graduate of an accredited Canadian university engineering program.

Does the discount apply to both my Sonnet home and auto policies?

Depending on your group, some discounts will apply to both your auto and property policies, while others may apply only to one. If you’re a member of multiple groups, you can only apply one discount per policy.

How do I know if my discount has been applied?

During your home or auto quote, start typing and select your group from the dropdown, then enter your group ID. You’ll see a “Discount applied” notification appear throughout the quote flow. We’ll use the information you’ve provided to verify you are a member and automatically apply your discount.

I already have a Sonnet insurance policy. How do I add a group discount?

If you’re already a Sonnet customer, you can easily add your group discount online in a few steps:

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. Select the policy you’d like to add a Group Discount to.
  3. Select Add Group Discount.
  4. In the screen that appears, search for the name of your Group or Association and select it from the suggestions that appear.  We’ll ask for your group ID to confirm your eligibility.
  5. If you are an alumni of a Canadian University, you can also search for the name of the Canadian University you graduated from and select it from the suggestions that appear.  We’ll ask you for your graduation year to confirm your eligibility.
  6. Click Add Group.
  7. Review your policy change and any impact to the price of your policy over the remaining policy term. Click Update Policy.
  8. Your policy has been updated with a Group Discount. Review your updated policy payment schedule for changes to the amount of your payments.

Your group discount will automatically be applied to the selected policy. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

If you have multiple policies with Sonnet, repeat the steps above for each policy to add a qualifying group discount.

Which universities qualify for the Engineering Graduates discount*?

All graduates of an accredited Canadian university engineering program can take advantage of the Engineering Graduates discount* on their home insurance. Engineering graduates can also take advantage of other discounts on their auto insurance. We currently do not offer the discount to graduates outside of Canada or from Canadian colleges. Check the list below to see if you qualify.

Note that Sonnet is not affiliated or partnered with the following schools.

British Columbia

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
  • Simon Fraser University
  • The University of British Columbia
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Victoria

Alberta

  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary

Saskatchewan

  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan

Manitoba

  • University of Manitoba

Ontario

  • Carleton University
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Ontario Tech University (UOIT)
  • Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Ryerson University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • Western University
  • York University

Quebec

  • Concordia University
  • École de technologie supérieure
  • McGill University
  • Polytechnique Montréal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Université du Québec à Rimouski
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Université Laval

New Brunswick

  • Université de Moncton
  • University of New Brunswick

Newfoundland

  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Nova Scotia
  • Dalhousie University

PEI

  • University of Prince Edward Island
How do I add the Engineering Graduates discount*?

Adding the Engineering Graduates discount* is easy.

  1. Look for the Canadian University field. You can quickly search for the name of the university you graduated from. We’ll ask you for your graduation year to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. That’s it! Your Engineering Graduates discount will automatically be applied to your quote. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

Already have a Sonnet insurance policy? Learn how to add your Group Discount.

*This discount is only available in certain provinces, including Ontario. The amount of the discount and the insurance products to which the discount applies varies by province.

Article source: The top 10 car insurance companies in Canada published 5 October 2020, Insurance Business Magazine, https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/ca/guides/the-top-10-car-insurance-companies-in-canada-235281.aspx

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