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Recent Developments in Relief Against Forfeiture – Live Webinar

May 27, 2021 by Keith Gallop

In recent years, plaintiff counsel have been increasingly applying to the Courts for relief from forfeiture when their client’s insurance claim has been denied. In this RMC webinar, lawyers from across Canada will explain when relief from forfeiture can be


Totten Insurance Group names Andrew De Ruiter as Vice President of Western Region

March 1, 2021 Totten Insurance Group

TORONTO, ON, MAR. 1, 2021/insPRESS/ – We are pleased to announce that Andrew De Ruiter was recently promoted to the position of Vice President Western Canada effective Feb 1st  2021. Andrew responsibilities include leading the Western Underwriting team as well

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How future technology will help brokers, not replace them

November 27, 2018 by David Gambrill

In a future characterized by “the trillion-sensor economy,” data will become the foundation of broker innovation, an insurtech innovator said Monday at the 2018 Top Broker Summit, hosted by Canadian Underwriter in Toronto. To prepare, brokers need to build strategies


Top Broker Summit 2018

November 1, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter

The Top Broker Summit remains one of Canada’s most exclusive conferences for senior insurance brokers and carrier executives. Packed with learning and networking opportunities, the 2018 Top Broker Summit is designed to expand the horizons and hone the skills of successful insurance professionals.

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Ontario teachers acquire Kanetix Ltd.

September 4, 2018 by David Gambrill

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has agreed to acquire Kanetix Ltd., a digital customer acquisition platform and marketplace providing online quotes for insurance and financial products. Many details about the acquisition are not yet known, and financial terms were not

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Are consumers warming to telematics?

August 28, 2018 by Jason Contant

A new survey for belairdirect has found more than half (53%) of polled Canadians would use an app that tracks their driving habits if it meant having a more personalized auto insurance rating. The finding contrasts recent industry comments and


‘‘Hey Google, get me a car insurance quote.”

July 18, 2018 by

Canadians can now get car insurance quotes through Google Home and Amazon Alexa. Will this technology prove to be a game changer— and what does it mean for brokers?


Consumers embrace voice assistants at CES 2018

July 18, 2018 by

Smart home speakers have made their way into Canada, and the insurance industry is already getting into the game

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How are your clients finding you? Follow the voice…

June 10, 2018 by Jason Contant

Using voice search is a key way for brokers to remove friction from the purchase process, Andrew Lo, president and CEO of Kanetix Ltd., said last week at Insurance’s Technology in Action seminar in Toronto. Lo used the example

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How AI can help you find the hot sales leads

May 30, 2018 by Jason Contant

Looking for a hot lead? Why not let a machine do that for you? Brokers and insurance companies can use artificial intelligence (AI) to cull prospects who are showing a keen interest in buying insurance products, Andrew Lo, president and


Webinar: Leveraging Machine Learning to Enhance Customer Experience

May 7, 2018 by Doug Grant

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are being deployed in insurer organizations to address a wide range of internal functions: analyzing risks, determining pricing, marketing to specific segments, and improving profitability. Beyond internal functionality, however, Machine Learning is also showing its

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Kanetix Ltd. Named One of Canada’s Best Small & Medium Employers

April 24, 2018 Kanetix Ltd.

TORONTO, April 24, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Kanetix Ltd. is proud to be awarded one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2018 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. A work culture based on honesty and collaboration, a group with diverse