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CSIO touts eDocs certification at annual general meeting

The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations held its annual general meeting Tuesday, acclaiming eight members of the board of directors, touting its eDocs certification program and presenting awards to 12 members who have passed eDocs...
Apr 23, 2014 1:52PM


Ottawa phases out unsafe rail tank cars, pulls 5,000 cars immediately: Raitt

OTTAWA - The federal government is pulling 5,000 older tank cars off the rails immediately as it adopts the major rail safety recommendations of the Transportation Safety Board.
Apr 23, 2014 1:09PM


Federal funding shows acknowledgement of role in disaster mitigation: IBC

Funding for disaster mitigation in the federal government’s Economic Action Plan 2014, announced earlier this year, is an acknowledgement of Ottawa’s role in helping to address the impact of severe weather, Don Forgeron, president...
Apr 23, 2014 11:05AM


Wynne visits Belleville flood victims; mayor says damage will be in the millions

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne toured the flood-hit areas of Belleville on Tuesday.
Apr 23, 2014 9:26AM


Global reinsurers report improved results in 2013 after 'manageable' cat losses: Fitch

Global reinsurers reported solid underwriting gains last year, as “catastrophe-related losses were manageable and loss reserve development remained favourable,” Fitch Ratings said Tuesday.
Apr 22, 2014 3:37PM


Report: Attacks on payment systems grab headlines, but trail other kinds of cybercrime

NEW YORK - While Target's massive data breach last year caused consumers to panic and drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches on retailer payment systems are less common than other kinds of attacks.
Apr 22, 2014 2:44PM


GM adding safety investigators, restructuring engineering organization in response to recall

DETROIT - General Motors is adding 35 product safety investigators as part of a larger restructuring in response to a series of safety recalls.
Apr 22, 2014 1:20PM


U.S. government 'likely' to extend terrorism insurance law but industry will have 'limited capacity' if it doesn't: Marsh

The United States government will likely extend the Terrorism Risk and Insurance Act (TRIA) beyond the end of 2014, but if it does not, there will likely be "limited capacity" and higher prices for such coverage, especially for properties in...
Apr 22, 2014 12:26PM


Preparations underway as rivers rising in parts of southern Manitoba

SELKIRK, Man. - Areas of southern Manitoba are making preparations for rising rivers.
Apr 22, 2014 9:38AM


U.S. P&C insurers had improved results in 2013

Private U.S. property and casualty insurers’ net income after taxes grew last year to $63.8 billion, from $35.1 billion in 2012, the Insurance Information Institute said Monday.
Apr 21, 2014 2:39PM


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