About Us

AC&D Insurance was started in 1969 as Archibald Clarke & Defieux Insurance.  Since then we have grown to three offices with over 60 employees and become the largest general insurance brokerage based in North Vancouver.

AC&D Insurance specializes in Business Insurance and we serve all of British Columbia and Western Canada.  We are able to offer the best Insurance rates in the industry by maintaining access to over 20 Standard Market Insurance Companies and over 50 Specialty Insurance Markets, including coverholder agreements with Lloyd’s (London) and Peace Hills General Insurance.

AC&D Insurance is a cover holder with Lloyd's

AC&D Insurance is a cover holder with Lloyd’s

The wide variety of insurance companies we represent allows us to find specialized packages for such lines as Restaurants & Hospitality, Craft Breweries, IT Insurance, Commercial Strata, Manufacturers, and Apartment Building Owners Insurance.  With over 20 Commercial Insurance Brokers in our head office location, we can offer unparalleled experience and advice.  We only work with highly trained and experienced brokers who bring with them specialized expertise in a wide variety of Industries, making sure there is always a Business Insurance expert able to provide the best insurance advice for your business.

Brody Stonehouse (left), Joe Stonehouse (center-left), Chelsey Hall (center-right), and Leigh Marcha-Kwong (right)

Brody Stonehouse (left), Joe Stonehouse (center-left), Chelsey Hall (center-right), and Leigh Marcha-Kwong (right)

We pride ourselves in having the most experienced staff for all of our departments.  Our Auto Insurance Department has over 40 years of ICBC autoplan experience, making sure that you receive helpful, knowledgeable advice on anything from insuring your vehicle to vehicle ownership transfers.  AC&D Insurance is your imported vehicle experts.  We also provide Mobile Road service for ICBC autoplan including at dealerships and ICBC autoplan renewal delivery to your Home or Office across the lower mainland.  We also carry private optional car insurance giving you more choices when you purchase or renew your auto insurance.

AC&D Insurance is a leading Home Insurance expert in British Columbia, no matter what your situation we are able to find affordable coverage by maintaining access to over 16 standard Insurance Companies and over 20 Speciality Insurance Markets.  Our access to multiple Insurance Companies allow our personal lines department to find you the most competitive price while maintaining Insurance Coverage options that fit your needs and ensure you are covered when it matters most.  When other Insurance Brokerages are unable to help, often times they will refer you to us, and for good reason.

We also specialise in Marine Insurance, employing several Boat Insurance experts.  We are your go-to source for anything Boat Insurance related from personal watercraft to large yachts, you can expect expert advice from someone who loves boating as much as you do.

We can quote your Insurance Coverage by phone and often times finalise your Insurance without a visit to our office.  If you are from an area we do not hold an office in, it does not mean you cannot benefit from our expertise and wide choice of Insurance products.

Brody Stonehouse, General Manager and Joe Stonehouse, Managing Partner

Brody Stonehouse, General Manager and Joe Stonehouse, Managing Partner

Come see what our current clients already know and contact us or Request a Quote today!