The Royal Bank of Canada released Friday its financial results for the three months ending July 31, reporting net earned premiums in insurance — including home, auto, travel and life and group benefits — of $923 million, down 1.9%...
Aug 22, 2014 11:20AM
SAN DIEGO - About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday.
Aug 22, 2014 10:43AM
Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd. has reached definitive agreements to acquire the Hong Kong and Singapore operations of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc (RSA) for approximately US$215 million, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings,...
Aug 22, 2014 9:14AM
Police caught more than 4,000 drivers exceeding the speed limit during a province-wide traffic safety spotlight focusing on speeding in July, SGI reported this week.
Aug 21, 2014 2:56PM
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's energy minister is expressing skepticism with a key part of Nova Scotia Power's response on its restoration efforts following post-tropical storm Arthur, saying the company's position that more trees need to be trimmed...
Aug 21, 2014 2:25PM
Canada's Transportation Safety Board is concerned that some small air carriers and flight training schools are not required to have safety management systems and that railways are not required to have on-board video and voice recorders in...
Aug 21, 2014 1:46PM
TORONTO - The World Health Organization and national governments need to step up their efforts if the West African Ebola outbreak is to be brought under control, the president of the leading aid group in the response warns.
Aug 21, 2014 11:03AM
RMS’s updated terrorism model reflects a reduction in large-scale event attack frequency for cities in Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Italy and the United Kingdom, the catastrophe modelling firm reports.
Aug 21, 2014 9:59AM
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP is advising insurance companies to integrate advanced telephony systems with their claims systems, to "share talent" with large groups of claims adjusters and to use analytics to understand their customers’...
Aug 20, 2014 2:48PM
TOKYO - Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, police said.
Aug 20, 2014 11:08AM