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Emissions targets stemming from Paris won't be internationally binding: McKenna

OTTAWA – Canada’s environment minister says she’s hoping a durable, legally binding agreement will be reached at next week’s climate summit in Paris.
Nov 27, 2015 3:41PM

ICBC launches phone line for Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking customers

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced on Friday that customers who speak Cantonese or Mandarin can now speak directly to ICBC in their language of choice, thanks to a new, dedicated phone line.
Nov 27, 2015 2:25PM

Ottawa's Auditor General recommends improved IT mitigation strategies

Ottawa’s Auditor General has recommended that the city’s chief information officer (CIO) and city-wide managers “continue to improve the identification and assessment of IT and related mitigation strategies.”
Nov 27, 2015 1:53PM

Spike in road fatalities disturbing to Manitoba Public Insurance

Manitoba has witnessed a 42% hike in road fatalities in the province over the last three months compared to the average number of fatalities over the same time period in the previous five years, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) reported Friday.
Nov 27, 2015 11:15AM

California demands fixes to 16,000 more VW, Porsche, Audi cars as scandal widens

LOS ANGELES - California air quality regulators on Wednesday demanded a recall of up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen emissions scandal widened.
Nov 27, 2015 11:02AM

Canada's Competition Bureau calls on regulators to modernize taxi industry regulations

Canada’s Competition Bureau, an independent law enforcement agency, is recommending a regulatory overhaul of the taxi industry to allow these vehicles and ridesharing services to compete on an even playing field.
Nov 27, 2015 9:45AM

Ontario bill aims to improve training on concussions in sports

Proposed legislation that could lead to a requirement for the Ontario School Boards' Insurance Exchange (OSBIE) to track student concussion injuries - and to require that high-risk sports athletes and their parents to sign participation...
Nov 26, 2015 8:40PM

Cracks in track led to train derailment in Banff, coal waste in river: report

BANFF, Alta. - The Transportation Safety Board has determined that a fractured piece of railway track caused a derailment last year that sent coal ash waste into a creek in Banff National Park.
Nov 26, 2015 4:22PM

Combined ratio deteriorates 7.4 points for Desjardins P&C segment

Desjardins Group has reported a 3.9-point deterioration in the third-quarter loss ratio of its property and casualty insurance segment, while gross written premiums increased 77.1%.
Nov 26, 2015 3:46PM

Insurance Bureau of Canada, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and other partners contribute to national flood program

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and other partners are collaborating on a national flood program to be led by the private sector.
Nov 26, 2015 3:08PM

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