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Sunrise Propane lawyer asks court to revisit some convictions in 2008 blast

TORONTO - An Ontario judge ought to revisit the majority of her convictions in a case involving a deadly explosion at a Toronto propane plant nearly seven years ago, the lawyer for Sunrise Propane and its directors argued Monday.
Mar 31, 2015 10:08AM


Investigators sifting through plane wreckage, interviewing witnesses

HALIFAX - Transportation Safety Board investigators were spending most of Monday sifting through debris and documenting the site of an Air Canada flight that crashed Sunday at Halifax's airport.
Mar 30, 2015 4:24PM


Global reinsurer capital continues to build to $US575 billion: Aon Benfield

Global reinsurer capital rose by 6% to $US575 billion in 2014, including a 28% increase in alternative capital to $US64 billion, according to the latest Aon Benfield Aggregate (ABA) study.
Mar 30, 2015 3:12PM


Passenger liability claims and physical damage will comprise total insurance loss from Germanwings plane crash: A.M. Best

The majority of loss arising from the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps last week will likely be absorbed by the Lloyd’s market, as well as a number of global insurers and reinsurers, suggested a briefing from ratings firm A.M...
Mar 30, 2015 2:07PM


Quebec auto insurance group launches online tool explaining steps of the claims settlement process

An auto insurance group in Quebec unveiled a new online tool on Monday that explains to drivers who’ve had an accident or had their car stolen, or suffered any other loss, what they need to know step by step.
Mar 30, 2015 1:04PM


Supreme Court of Canada denies Scottish & York leave to appeal ruling on auto insurance family protection endorsement

Aviva Canada's Scottish & York subsidiary was recently denied leave to appeal, to the Supreme Court of Canada, a ruling by the Newfoundland and Labrador appeal court on a dispute over coverage under an auto insurance family protection...
Mar 30, 2015 11:25AM


Traditional supply chains to undergo radical transformation by 2025: study

New technologies, competition and customer demands will work together to radically change traditional supply chains over the next five to 10 years, notes a new report issued last week by international trade association MHI and Deloitte.
Mar 30, 2015 10:05AM


Anticipating the 'next big thing' key to long-term success: CNA Canada

Embracing transformational change in the commercial insurance industry is crucial to carriers’ long-term success, John Hennessy, president and chief operating officer of CNA Canada, suggested last week during a presentation at the...
Mar 29, 2015 3:05PM


Draft federal demutualization regulations show need for vigilance, relationships at provincial level: OMIA

Ontario mutuals should take note of the new draft federal regulations on demutualization even though, as currently published, they do not apply to provincially chartered mutuals, John Taylor, president and CEO of the Ontario Mutual Insurance...
Mar 29, 2015 1:31PM


Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway; 23 taken to hospital

HALIFAX – An Air Canada plane skidded off a runway as it landed early Sunday morning in a snowstorm in Halifax, an airport official said, sending 23 people to hospital after passengers described the jet sliding on its belly before it came...
Mar 29, 2015 10:19AM


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