Travel Shield Canada Insurance Plan offers products underwritten by Berkley Canada. W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers in North America. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate, and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.