Industrial Alliance

For more information on your insurance plan, contact Industrial Alliance at:

  • 1-866-585-8843
  • (514) 499-3800
  • 1-800-363-3540

or consult your online client space.

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Starling Minds

Starling is an online mental health and wellness tool that helps you assess, monitor and improve your mental wellbeing. It’s an interactive, online program that teaches you about your mental functioning and gives you practical techniques for building stress resilience and boosting mental fitness.

As a member of a QPAT affiliated union, it’s available to you to use anywhere and anytime you want, for free. And it is and will always be 100% confidential!

N.B.: Your school board is not involved in this project and will NEVER have access to any information relating to your personal use of the Starling Minds program!

How to sign up:

  1. You need your Industrial Alliance certificate number to sign up for the Starling Minds program. You can find the certificate number on the front side of your Industrial Alliance card. If you have lost your insurance card, please contact your school board to get a new one.
  2. If you have not yet received a certificate number, contact Niina Niemi at: members@ for help in signing up.
  3. Go to and click SIGN UP.
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Exclusive group rates. Exclusively for you.

Choosing home and auto group insurance with The Personal means you’ll get exclusive rates and personalized coverage for you as a member of QPAT.

You could save by switching your home and auto insurance to us.


Make it a comfortable drive—we’ve got you covered with savings like:

  • Multi-Vehicle Discount: Save up to 15% when you insure two or more vehicles with us
  • Good Record Savings: Save up to 15%
  • Ecosavings: 10%, 15% or 20% for insuring a fuel-efficient,1 hybrid or fully electric vehicle



Protect the place you call home and get savings like:

  • Number of years at the same address: Save up to 10%
  • Alarm System Savings:2 Save up to 15%
  • Good Record Savings: Save up to 20%



Whether you own a service company, a retail place or rental buildings, get the right coverage at competitive rates.

Savings and peace of mind at your fingertips with The Personal App

As a client, you could get the most out of your insurance with The Personal App

  • Ajusto®: Save after just 100 days of safe driving3
  • Alert Program: Get an alert if water or freeze is detected in your home
  • Online Services: Manage your policy or file a claim, anytime, anywhere

It’s easy to switch!

Most of our new clients described switching to The Personal as easier than expected.*

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The Personal refers to The Personal General Insurance Inc. Certain conditions, limitations and exclusions may apply.
* Based upon the responses of policyholders of The Personal in a survey conducted between July 26 and September 7, 2017, who switched their home and auto insurance from another insurer between May 2016 and July 2017.
  1. The discount for fuel-efficient vehicles is awarded based on criteria defined by The Personal General Insurance Inc. using information provided by the Fuel Consumption Guide published by Natural Resources Canada.
  2. You could save up to 15% if your home has a monitored fire alarm and burglar alarm.
    3. Ajusto is underwritten by The Personal. ®Ajusto is a registered trademark of Desjardins General Insurance Inc. and is used with permission by The Personal. The discount on the auto insurance premium does not apply to certain endorsements and additional coverages. New subscribers who sign up after September 15, 2017 must travel at least 1,000 km during the mandatory 100 days for savings during the use period. For all other applicable discount terms and conditions, whether you signed up before or after September 15, 2017, please refer to the terms of use in effect when you signed up for the Ajusto Program.