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80% of North American insurance CFOs report U.S. TRIA renewal important to their firms

More than two-thirds of property and casualty insurance chief financial officers surveyed said that if the United States Terrorism Risk and Insurance Act (TRIA) expires Dec. 31, it will have a "minor or no impact" on their organizations, Towers...
Oct 21, 2014 3:23PM


Tory leader says New Brunswick premier missing chance to learn about fracking

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's interim leader of the Progressive Conservatives says Premier Brian Gallant is missing an opportunity during his trip to Alberta to learn more about shale gas exploration.
Oct 21, 2014 3:16PM


October hurricanes unlikely to challenge soft pricing: Fitch

Insured losses from two hurricanes hitting Bermuda and Hawaii this month are expected to be limited, Fitch Ratings said this week.
Oct 21, 2014 1:50PM


Ontario to increase fines for texting, using hand held phone while driving

TORONTO - Ontario motorists will face stiffer fines and penalties for texting while driving under legislation the Liberal government will re-introduce today.
Oct 21, 2014 11:33AM


Study: Without exit screening, 3 Ebola cases per month might fly out of West Africa

LONDON - A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region...
Oct 21, 2014 11:23AM


Aviva Canada commits to IBRI and Quindell telematics solution

Aviva Canada has committed to using the telematics solution from Quindell and Independent Broker Resources Inc. (IBRI), the for-profit arm of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO), to execute its telematics offerings, IBAO notes...
Oct 21, 2014 9:37AM


CSIO launches new open online forum for members

The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) has launched CSIO eXchange, an open forum for its broker, insurer and vendor members.
Oct 20, 2014 4:04PM


Attorney says death toll from GM ignition switches now stands at 29

DETROIT - At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Oct 20, 2014 3:24PM


Earth breaks 4th monthly heat mark, on pace for hottest year ever recorded

WASHINGTON - Last month again set a new mark for global heat. And U.S. meteorologists say Earth is now on pace to tie the hottest year ever recorded, or more likely, to break it.
Oct 20, 2014 3:14PM


IBC, Quebec trucking industry group partner to fight cargo theft

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Association du camionnage du Québec (ACQ) have partnered on a cargo theft reporting program, aimed at tackling what the groups say is a crime that costs Canadians $5...
Oct 20, 2014 2:55PM


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