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Minivans do poorly in new crash tests by the insurance industry

DETROIT - The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
Nov 20, 2014 3:49PM


With 5th record hot month, NOAA says 2014 likely to be globe's hottest year

WASHINGTON - Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of year.
Nov 20, 2014 3:02PM


Quoting, analytics technology top priorities for Canadian insurance industry in 2015

Technology, particularly to enhance underwriting, was ranked as the highest priority for 2015 by nearly half of Canadian insurance industry respondents in a recent survey, and most said their IT spend would increase next year.
Nov 20, 2014 2:36PM


Small firms want 'increasingly rapid responses to commercial insurance questions'

Insurance buyers in small and mid-sized businesses are "comfortable" doing online research, but insurance carriers "rarely" offer online quoting for small businesses, Conning Inc. suggested in a report.
Nov 20, 2014 2:19PM


IBC, brokers pleased auto insurance bill passes in Ontario

The Insurance Bureau of Canada said Thursday it welcomed the news that the Ontario legislature has passed Bill 15, the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act.
Nov 20, 2014 1:17PM


Ontario passes bill to cut auto insurance rates an average of 15%

TORONTO - The Ontario legislature passed a bill Thursday aimed at reducing car insurance premiums an average of 15 per cent by next August from where they were in the summer of 2013.
Nov 20, 2014 11:50AM


Manitoba makes $1 million available to compensate farmers flooded last summer

WINNIPEG - Manitoba farmers who were flooded this summer are to receive just over $1 million in compensation.
Nov 20, 2014 11:07AM


Railways given two years to make one hour application for operating certificates

OTTAWA - Canadian railways will have until Jan. 1, 2017, to obtain an operating certificate from Transport Canada under new safety rules announced by the minister.
Nov 20, 2014 10:03AM


Transportation Safety Board to review persistent safety risks in air taxi sector

GATINEAU, Que. - The Transportation Safety Board says it will conduct an in-depth safety investigation into the risks that persist in air taxi operations across Canada.
Nov 19, 2014 3:57PM


New Brunswick to assist damage costs caused by post tropical storm Arthur

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has announced financial help for those affected by the estimated $12.6 million worth of damage caused by post-tropical storm Arthur.
Nov 19, 2014 3:26PM


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