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Insurance Institute of Ontario, 118th Annual Convocation & Awards Night, January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Institute of Ontario held its 118th Annual Convocation & Awards Night January 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Institute president Tom Reikman served as emcee. Jean-François Blais, chair of the Insurance Institute of Canada, addressed 200 General


Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region, monthly luncheon, January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region held its monthly luncheon January 25 at Le Parc in Markham, Ontario. The guest speaker at the January Luncheon was Jean-François Blais, president of Intact Insurance. During his talk, 2017: Priorities in a Challenging Environment,

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Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto Winter Social, January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Whether they were young or slightly more experienced, attendees of the Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto’s annual Winter Social had a great chance to mingle and celebrate their industry’s youthful vibrancy at the Duke of Westminster tavern on January 18.


McCague Borlack LLP 22nd Annual “Christmas in January” party, January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

With 250-plus in attendance, McCague Borlack LLP hosted its 22nd Annual “Christmas in January” party on January 17 at Roy Thomson Hall in downtown Toronto. McCague Borlack LLP, the Ontario affiliate firm of Canadian Litigation Counsel (CLC), welcomed members of


Canadian Underwriter Says Goodbye and Thanks to Senior Publisher, Steve Wilson, January 20, 2017

January 15, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s Senior Publisher, Steve Wilson, is leaving the publication after 23 years of service. Having joined Canadian Underwriter in April 1994 as Publisher, on January 20th of this year, Wilson departs for his new role as Vice President and Senior


ORIMS (Ontario Chapter of RIMS) Christmas Luncheon, December 8, 2016

December 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

ORIMS (Ontario Chapter of RIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on December 8, 2016 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. With record attendance of more than 800 guests, ORIMS continued with the spirit of giving by raising funds for The


FirstOnSite Restoration Customer Appreciation Night, November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

FirstOnSite Restoration held a Customer Appreciation Night at Grace O’Malley’s in downtown Toronto on November 29. Brokers, insurers, adjusters, engineers, property managers and commercial end-users were among those to gather for a chance to show appreciation for their support throughout


MDD Forensic Accountants American Thanksgiving Open House, November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

MDD Forensic Accountants hosted its American Thanksgiving Open House on November 24 at Real Sports Bar & Grill in Toronto. Hundreds of insurance claims industry professionals gathered for the annual event that also served as a fundraiser for the Starlight


Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto (YIPT) Year-End Celebration, November 17, 2016

November 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

It was a great party at the Rosewater restaurant in Toronto on November 17, 2016 as guests gathered for the Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto (YIPT) Year-End Celebration. Fine food, great conversation and a good time was had by all


Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) Annual General Meeting (AGM), November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) once again welcomed guests to the Arcadian Loft in downtown Toronto for good conversation, fine food and an update on RIBO activities as part of its 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held November


19th Annual WICC Breakfast for Cancer, November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The property and casualty insurance com­munity gathered for the 19th annual WICC Breakfast for Cancer, held November 9 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto. More than 400 industry profession­als attended the sit-down breakfast and a live panel


2nd Annual Lip Sync Battle for Victim Services of York Region, November 3, 2016

November 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

On November 3, the 2nd Annual Lip Sync Battle took place at the King Valley Golf Club. This great charity event raised $25,000 for Victim Services of York Region, a non-profit, charitable agency that works in partnership with York Regional