Daily News

Growth in direct premiums of receivables insurance advances 8% in first half of 2015

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

UN releases a draft for potential agreement on climate to be reached in December in Paris

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 damages from August B.C. storm estimated at over $25 million

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 insurance brokers network taken over by four shareholders

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

Average annualized cost of cybercrime US$15 million, a nearly 20% increase year-over-year

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 speakers discuss role, regulation of managing general agents

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 declares state of emergency after record rainfall

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

Greenhouse gas methane from Canadian oil and gas sector can be reduced by nearly half using existing technologies, new research finds

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

Risk of serious cyberattack on nuclear infrastructure growing, independent policy institute finds

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

South Carolina flood: Swamped streets, hundreds of rescues, more door to door searches next

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

<<Previous  Page 1/165  Next>>