Welcome to United Commercial Travelers, Atlantic Grand Web Site!

About Atlantic Grand

United Commercial Travelers (UCT) was founded in 1888 by travelling salesmen and has evolved to encompass 100,000 members in more than 300 local councils in cities and towns throughout the United States and Canada.

The highest governing body within UCT is called Supreme which consists of representatives of each Grand Council across Canada and the United States.  Each Grand Council is comprised of a number of Councils representative of the many towns, cities of North America.

Atlantic Grand was founded in 1956 and represents the four Atlantic Provinces:  New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. 

Atlantic Grand is comprised of the following Councils: 

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Our Motto

Our motto is "People Helping People" and reflects UCT's commitment to the community and its members. 

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What is UCT and how long has it been around?

Founders John C. Fenimore, Levi C. Pease, and Charles Benton Flagg assembled with interested parties at the Neil House on Jan. 8, 1888, in Columbus, Ohio, to coordinate the beginning of an organization dedicated to commercial travelers. UCT was chartered eight days later on Jan. 16, 1888.

It is an a fraternal benefit society offering members various insurance product and benefits.  UCT is a member of the National Fraternal Congress of America (NFCA) and the Canadian Fraternal Association (CFA).

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What does "a fraternal benefit society" mean?

Fraternal benefit societies like UCT serve a dual purpose. On the one hand, they offer affordable insurance protection to their members and, on the other, provide members with mutual aid and support through fraternal benefit and discount programs. Unlike ordinary insurance organizations, fraternal benefit societies operate through councils, chapters or lodges for the exclusive benefit of their members and for altruistic good in local communities

In addition to the obvious benefit of your insurance coverage, UCT offers many advantages:

UCT has nearly 100,000 members in more than 300 local councils in cities and towns throughout the United States and Canada.

Community Service programs/projects include:  Youth Programs, Public Safety, Drug Awareness, Cancer Education and Prevention, Aid to People with Intellectual Disabilities. 

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