Canadian numbers on the rise recorded 137 new Canadian member agencies through 2012, raising the overall total of Canadian members to approximately 600. That number signals record growth, outpacing the same period in 2011 by more than 50 members. expects that number to rise higher in 2013. “We’re not just adding more agencies; we’re adding larger, higher producing agencies and are focused on one thing — making our members more profitable. Our new members continually tell us that their number one reason for joining is to grow their business and make more money. They chose over other agency groups based on comprehensive and competitive benefit packages. It’s as simple as that,”said Christine James,’s vice-president, Canada. (