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Vancouver, July 4, 2001 - Vancity Insurance Services has launched a new website, - one of the only sites on the market that lets customers buy an insurance policy over the Internet. Most sites provide information, but direct customers to a live broker to ink the transaction. is designed to be fast, convenient and to provide users with all the tools they need to purchase insurance coverage themselves, anywhere at anytime. The average policy takes about five minutes to purchase through the site.

Vancity Insurance Services offers home, condo, tenant, pet and travel insurance for consumers, online, as well as special business and non-profit organizational insurance packages.

"When you're planning a trip or moving into a new place, the last thing you probably have time to do is chat with an insurance broker - especially for a straightforward policy purchase. We arm you with information and give you the freedom to buy coverage yourself without the hard sell. This gives us more time to spend with members who really need our advice," says Jeremy Green, Product Manager, Vancity Insurance Services.

Vancity Insurance Services Inc. is a full service brokerage representing a number of well-established insurance companies. It has 16 Lower Mainland locations offering a full range of products and services and is available to Vancity members as well as non-members.