About The MEARIE Group

Member of CAIR



The MEARIE Group is proud to be one of the founding members of the Canadian Association of Insurance Reciprocals (CAIR). CAIR was formed in 2010 to provide a national voice for insurance reciprocal exchanges. Charlie Macaluso, President & CEO of The MEARIE Group, was one of the founding members in 2010 and served as Chair of the CAIR Board from 2015-2019. He continues to serve on the CAIR Board in the position of Past Chair.


CAIR advances three primary goals:

  • Strengthening Canada’s insurance reciprocals, pools, captives, fraternal benefit societies, or similar risk-sharing program or pool operating in Canada by sharing their combined wisdom, experience and innovation;
  • Promoting well-informed and effective government regulation; and,
  • Educating people about the advantages of reciprocal insurance.

For more information, visit: www.cair-insurance.com.