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How Airbnb is changing the home insurance industry

February 21, 2017 by Christine Hirst

Though it has seen a few setbacks of late – notably in a few major cities with strong hotel lobbies – the homestay industry pioneered by Airbnb and a few other firms looks poised to remain a major part of

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Hands-On Program Teaches Young Minds About Brain Health

February 16, 2017 by Economical Insurance

Hands-On Program Teaches Young Minds About Brain Health Parachute and Economical Insurance Partner for Brain Waves TORONTO, February 16, 2017 – Young Canadians are most vulnerable to preventable injuries, which account for more deaths than all other causes combined. Every


The Digital Edition of Canadian Underwriter’s February 2017 issue

February 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Digital Edition below ↓ Cover Story: Starting Block The buzz around blockchain is growing louder. An almost consensus-like agreement that it could benefit the insurance industry, though, must be balanced by what can only be described as an incomplete understanding


APRIL Canada reveals exciting trends in the MGA insurance industry

February 16, 2017 by APRIL Canada

APRIL Canada, the largest independent MGA in Canada, revealed exciting insights it obtained about the MGA market through an online survey carried out last month.  The survey, carried out by the independent Montreal based market research agency, Callosum, revealed how

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STRONE Proud Title Sponsor of Alumni Game at Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Festivities in Kenora

February 14, 2017 by STRONE-Itech

The City of Kenora is welcoming hockey fans across Canada February 15-18th as Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada festivities take over the community. STRONE Kenora is thrilled to participate, joining in as title sponsor of the Alumni Game featuring a


Gore Mutual to Share Stage with Suzuki and Hadfield at Landmark Broker Event

February 9, 2017 by Gore Mutual

Cambridge, ON : Gore Mutual announced Fast Forward, a landmark full-day forum designed specifically for insurance brokers from across Canada. Dubbed ‘Inspiring Talks, Real Solutions’ this exclusive two-part event will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Toronto

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Vericlaim expands into new Edmonton office

February 9, 2017 by Sedgwick

Vericlaim expands into new Edmonton office Daryl Doiron and Shauna Dobson join expert team advancing strategic growth in the Canadian market Edmonton, February 10, 2017 – Sedgwick and its subsidiary Vericlaim, a global provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions,


AssessMed promotes Christopher Coe to Director of Business Development, Western Region

February 8, 2017 by AssessMed

It is with great pleasure and a true sense of contentment that AssessMed today announces that Christopher Coe has been promoted from Business Relations Advisor to Director of Business Development, Western Region, effective immediately. Christopher is the heart and soul, as

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FIRST Canada recognized as an Employee Recommended Workplace

February 7, 2017 by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

The leader in payment solutions, FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) was ranked among the leading organizations that have a healthy and engaged workforce, according to a recent survey. The anonymous survey, conducted by Morneau Shepell in association with

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Kernaghan Adjusters Strengthens Southern Ontario Operations with a new Branch and two new Adjusters!

February 6, 2017 by Kernaghan Adjusters

Kernaghan Adjusters expands Southern Ontario operation. KA is pleased to formally announce the opening of their Hamilton Branch run by a recognized senior adjuster, and a strengthened Toronto Branch team with the addition of a new multi-line adjuster. Hamilton, ON

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-30- Forensic Engineering’s Pierre Maheux to Present at the 2017 Ontario Bar Association Institute

February 6, 2017 by -30- Forensic Engineering

Pierre Maheux, MSc, FGAC, PGeo, Principal at -30- Forensic Engineering (Environmental Division), will participate as a panel member for the Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) Institute on February 8 in Toronto. The OBA represents more than 16,000 lawyers working in the


BrokerTeam Group Partners with Sean Graham to launch Hamilton-based Digital Insurance Brokerage

February 6, 2017 by Mike Wells

  Toronto, ON – BrokerTeam Group is proud to announce the launch of Idea Insurance, a Hamilton-based digital insurance brokerage that will be operated and owned by Sean Graham. Sean Graham is a well-established figure in the insurance community, having