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North Vancouver First Nation says pipeline expansion could increase oil spills

VANCOUVER - The Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver says it is denying approval to Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, based on a scathing analysis of the project.
May 26, 2015 4:16PM


Lightning sparks 11 new wildfires in Alberta

Four wildfires continue to burn out of control in Alberta, one day after lightning sparked 11 new wildfires and the province issued a full fire ban on all forests.
May 26, 2015 3:49PM


Manitoba government offers flood assistance to home, farm and business owners

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation announced on Friday that home, farm and business owners in areas affected by flooding in 2014 – or that would have flooded without temporary flood protection measures – may be eligible to...
May 26, 2015 2:22PM


RIMS supports 'unified standard' across United States for cyber privacy breach notification

As Canadian politicians debate a proposed privacy breach notification law, Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. suggested Tuesday it supports a "unified standard" south of the border, of rules mandating notification whenever a data...
May 26, 2015 1:29PM


B.C. announces financial assistance for victims of flooding in Cache Creek area

British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice announced on Tuesday that financial assistance is available for flooding victims in the province’s Thompson Nicola Regional District, after the mayor of Cache Creek declared a state of...
May 26, 2015 12:00PM


Recovery teams look for 12 missing after weekend flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home

WIMBERLEY, Texas - Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge...
May 26, 2015 10:22AM


Combined ratio for U.K. insurers improves to 101%, but motor insurer premiums drop by £400 million: Deloitte LLP

Despite a slight improvement in financial results and the combined ratio for insurers in the United Kingdom last year, they could face a challenging couple of years that could include the combined ratio rising to 105% in 2016, indicate figures...
May 26, 2015 9:26AM


Alberta applies full fire ban to provincial forests

Effective noon Monday, Alberta has implemented a full fire ban for all forests in the province.
May 25, 2015 4:15PM


B.C. mayor declares emergency, orders evacuations following violent flooding

CACHE CREEK, B.C. - The mayor of a British Columbia village has declared a state of emergency and ordered dozens of residents to leave their homes after a violent storm tore through the province’s Interior, leaving a trail of flooding and...
May 25, 2015 2:34PM


Jardine Lloyd Thompson to open Halifax office serving construction, healthcare, real estate

Commercial insurance brokerage Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. announced Monday it will be opening a new regional office in Halifax.
May 25, 2015 1:51PM


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