Western Financial Group, a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, has acquired Watrous Insurance Brokers in Saskatchewan, as part of its ongoing commitment to become the strongest financial services company in western Canada.

As a part of this acquisition, Watrous brokerage, an independent insurance broker, will now operate as a Western Financial Group office.

Watrous Insurance Brokers offers investment and financial service brokerage that can provide you with quality products and services, to meet entire personal & business, farm, insurance and financial planning needs.

According to Western Financial, The Watrous office will be managed by Pat Smith, who has more than 15 years’ experience and also an active part of the community.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Alberta. Western provides insurance, banking and investment products and services through more than 120 office locations, the internet and other distribution channels.

With approximately 1,400 employees, and backed by the strong resources of its owners, Western is committed to building the strongest financial services company in western Canada.