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The ARC Group Canada 2016 Annual Seminar and Reception, June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The ARC Group Canada held its 2016 Annual Seminar and Cocktail Reception at the St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre in downtown Toronto on June 2. This year’s seminar saw experts offer their views and insights as part of the

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Sovereign General Insurance Company Annual “Spring Cocktail Social”, May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Sovereign General Insurance Company hosted its annual “Spring Cocktail Social” reception on the Rooftop Lounge of the Thompsons Hotel in Toronto on May 19. Guests were treated to unparalleled views of the Toronto skyline, great music, fine food and

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Markel Canada 50th Anniversary Party, May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

On May 19, Markel Canada celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary with a party at Steam Whistle Brewing at the historic Roundhouse in Toronto. Karen Barkley, President, Markel Canada and William Stovin, President, Markel International greeted guests and acknowledged the company milestone.

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Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA) 2016 Convention and AGM, May 15-18, 2016

May 15, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA) held a successful 2016 Convention and AGM in picturesque Banff, Alberta, May 15 to 18. The convention’s theme was ‘connect’ and included a robust agenda including Keynote (Richard Bertram, WestJet’s vice president, communications and community

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57th Annual Reception of the Quarter Century Club, May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A solid turnout of 200+ industry representatives attended the 57th Annual Reception of the Quarter Century Club (QCC) on May 13 at the Albany Club in Toronto. The event was a roast for Brad Ebel, partner and president of MDD Forensic


CIP Society – Ontario’s Annual Fellows’ Reception, May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The CIP Society – Ontario’s Annual Fellows’ Reception was held at the Mill Street Toronto Brewpub in Toronto’s Distillery District on May 10. The newest Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) graduates were greeted and recognized as part of a reception featuring good


IBTR 25th Anniversary Friendship Night, May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region (IBTR) held its 25th Anniversary Friendship Night at Le Parc in Thornhill, Ontario May 5. The Viva Las Vegas-themed social event brought together insurance brokers, insurance company reps and many dedicated industry sponsors, providing


ORIMS 2016 Professional Development Day and Spring Fling, May 4, 2016

May 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Ontario Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (ORIMS) held its 2016 Professional Development Conference Day and Spring Fling Network Reception May 4 in Toronto. Held at the McCague Borlack LLP offices, the PD conference featured a panel of


Starlight Children’s Foundation, 22nd Annual Starlight Insurance Gala, April 23, 2016

April 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s insurance community raised more than $250,000 for Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada at the 22nd Annual ‘Best Exotic’ Starlight Insurance Gala, held April 23 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada is dedicated to helping seriously


The Insurance Institute of Ontario, 11th CIP Society Symposium, April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Institute of Ontario held its 11th CIP Society Symposium, the theme of which was Ensuring Innovation: Products, People & Packages, at the Toronto Region Board of Trade April 21. The symposium committee welcomed more than 100 current and


Lloyd’s Canada, MGA Roadshow – Kitchener, April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Lloyd’s Canada held its first MGA Roadshow in Kitchener, Ontario April 20, featuring a RIBO accredited lunchtime seminar. Underwriting experts from various Lloyd’s MGAs presented separately to 60-plus broker attendees from across the Kitchener-Waterloo region. Presenting MGAs included ABEX; Creechurch Underwriters;


CCR’s 15th Annual Blues Night, April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

CCR’s 15th Annual Blues Night was held at The Merchant in downtown Toronto April 19. Guests were treated to an evening of great food and a musical performance by “That Piano Player – Stan Chang & Erick Bruck.”