At Gemstar Insurance we are proud to be an independent, locally owned brokerage serving Winnipeg and Manitoba.

Richard Wayne Insurance has recently been re-branded as Gemstar Insurance.

Our ownership, management and commitment to customer service remains unchanged.

Our Insurance Partners

At Gemstar Insurance we've built our business on the following values:

  • Serving our clients and protecting them from risk is what we do.
  • Our team is the best in the business. We take pride in our work and it shows.
  • We partner with only industry leading insurers that work to the benefit of our customers.
  • We are proud to be a Winnipeg based company that supports our community.
  • We believe mutually beneficial relationships are at the heart of every business.

Meet the Gemstar Team

Blaine Parnell – Owner
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Phone – 204-889-6621

Blaine Parnell is an owner of Gemstar Insurance. He has been a registered Insurance Broker since 2009.

Blaine has over 20 years of business experience and obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Manitoba in 1999.

Blaine prides himself on winning the George E. Wilson award in 2011 for having the highest mark in his CAIB insurance accreditation courses in Manitoba.

Blaine is an avid sports fan and spends his evenings coaching hockey and being a dad to his two sons. Blaine also enjoys spending weekends at the family cabin in Grand Beach

Margaret Carvalho – Commercial & Personal Lines Insurance Broker
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Phone – 204-889-6621

Margaret has over 30 years experience selling Commercial and Personal Lines insurance products. She obtained her FCIP and CRM professional designation and won the Manitoba Risk and Insurance Management Society Award for Top FCIP Graduates with the Highest Mark in the Risk Management Major in 2010.

Margaret is proud to provide outstanding customer service and will find the right insurance products to meet all your insurance needs at the most competitive price!

Karen Dayanghirang – Personal Lines & Autopac Insurance Broker
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Phone – 204-889-6621

Karen has been an insurance broker for over 10 years. Karen has extensive Autopac knowledge and is respected and well known by all our autopac and personal lines clients. Karen speaks Filipino/Tagalog.

Karen is always ready and very keen to help you!

Navjot Mann – Personal Lines Insurance Broker
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Phone – 204-889-6621

Navjot has been an insurance broker for 4 years selling personal lines policies. Navjot is well known insurance broker in her community and speaks English, Punjabi and Hindi.

Navjot provides excellent customer service and will find the best insurance policy and premium for you!

Cheryl Gibson – Autopac Broker
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Phone – 204-889-6621

Cheryl has been an insurance broker for over 20 years. She is our Autopac Specialist. Cheryl’s autopac knowledge is well known and highly respected by our autopac customers who travel miles so she can take care of their autopac and MPI SRE automobile insurance business.

Cheryl is here to help you with all your autopac needs!