The Receivables Insurance Association of Canada (RIAC) announced on Monday an 8% growth in direct premiums totalling about $111.4 million during the first two quarters of 2015.
Oct 6, 2015 7:44PM
PARIS - The United Nations on Monday released a first draft of the negotiating text for the major conference on climate taking place in Paris in December.
Oct 6, 2015 4:20PM
Insured damage arising from a windstorm Aug. 29 in British Columbia probably exceeded $25 million, Insurance Bureau of Canada suggested in a release Tuesday.
Oct 6, 2015 3:35PM
Quebec City-based Intergroupe Assurances, which specializes in personal, commercial and life insurance and financial services, announced on Tuesday that it is being taken over by a quartet of well-established shareholders in the industry.
Oct 6, 2015 3:14PM
The average annualized cost of cybercrime incurred by a benchmark sample of organizations in the United States was US$15 million, a nearly 20% increase year-over-year, according to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by HP...
Oct 6, 2015 2:31PM
NICC MONTREAL - The size and extent of the Canadian managing general agent (MGA) market is not clear, and while many are licensed insurance brokers in the provinces in which they operate, the federal Office of the Superintendent of Financial...
Oct 6, 2015 1:29PM
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has declared a state of emergency for the state, as flash flood warnings were issued for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester in anticipation of rainfall between 10 and 15 inches.
Oct 6, 2015 9:36AM
Emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from the Canadian oil and gas sector can be reduced by 45% below projected 2020 levels, all while using existing technologies, said a new study released on Monday by energy industry research firm...
Oct 5, 2015 4:15PM
The risk of a serious cyberattack on global civil nuclear infrastructure is growing, as facilities become ever more reliant on digital systems and make increasing use of commercial ‘off-the-shelf’ software, according to a new report...
Oct 5, 2015 3:28PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Days of torrential rains kept much of South Carolina and its capital gripped by floodwaters early Monday as emergency workers promised renewed door-to-door searches for anyone still trapped after a weekend deluge and hundreds...
Oct 5, 2015 2:11PM