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About W.C. Porter Insurance

W.C. Porter is a 4th generation family owned and operated insurance company.   Started with William (Billy) E. Porter who sold life insurance for Manufacturer’s Life Insurance.   Our earliest record of his life insurance career dates back to 1921.   Billy’s son, Waldron (Wally) C. Porter, took over the business and introduced general insurance products in 1947.   Wally’s son-in-law, Lew Pelkey, joined the business in 1985 and purchased the business in 1990.   Lew’s son, Paul, joined the office in 1998 and bought it in 2002.

We offer a range of policies for individuals, families, & businesses

Providing Coverage for Over 70 years

We deal with six major insurance companies:

Stanley Mutual (Property Insurance),
Insurance company of PEI (ICPEI)
United General
Nordic Facility


Our Team of Experts

We would like to introduce you to our office.   With fully licensed brokers for general insurance and  brokers with life insurance licenses we are able to offer you professional service and advice.   We pride ourselves in the continuing education achievements of our office having four obtain the CAIB designation and one approaching completion of the CIP designation.   Please feel free to contact any of the staff with questions regarding your insurance, or if you would like a quotation.

Paul Pelkey


Started at the office full time in the spring of 1998 and obtained his general insurance license that fall.   He sucessfully completed his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) courses in 2000 and obtained his life license in January 2003.   Paul purchased the business from Lew in January 2002.

June Alward


June started in the office in 2007, obtained her general license in 2009 and successfully completed her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) in 2012.

Jessica Kuhndel


Started in the office in 2022, obtained her general license in 2022 and is working on completing her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB)