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409 articles for Aug 2007


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What’s New: In Brief (August 31, 2007)

August 31, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC has launched a new branding campaign, Capital Ideas, and has announced that its logo will change to bring the look in-line with that of parent company Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC).The new campaign – including

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What’s New: In Brief (August 30, 2007)

August 30, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) teamed up with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and several regional police forces to uncover a substantial auto theft ring in the Toronto area, recovering more than Cdn$1.5 million worth of stolen vehicles.The joint-force,

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What’s New: In Brief (August 29, 2007)

August 29, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Pilot Insurance Company is continuing its investment as a full partner of the Broker Identity Program for 2007, the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) announced. Pilot is proud to continue as a Full Partner of the Broker Identity Program,

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What’s New: In Brief (August 29, 2007)

August 29, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Sasktel and SGI are partnering to help new drivers develop safe cell phone habits by offering six months of free voice messaging service to new drivers who are also SaskTel cellular customers. The service is intended to minimize distractions on

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What’s New: In Brief (August 23, 2007)

August 23, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadas property and casualty insurers led an overall decline in operating profit in the countrys financial services sector during 2007 Q2, according to a recent report by Statistics Canada.Operating profits in the financial sector fell 1.4% to [Cdn]$17.3 billion in

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What’s New: In Brief (August 22, 2007)

August 22, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE: PRE) has announced that Partner Reinsurance Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PartnerRe Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland, will, from Jan.1, 2008, be the principal reinsurance carrier for PartnerRe’s business underwritten in France, Ireland, Switzerland and Canada.Under

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What’s New: In Brief (August 17, 2007)

August 17, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Audatex Canada ULC, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc., has extended its relationship with Aviva Canada Inc. for an additional three years, according to a release. Audatex has provided Aviva with core estimating solutions that help standardize the automotive claims

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What’s New: In Brief (August 15, 2007)

August 15, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Pembridge Insurance Company is maintaining its investment as a Full Partner of the Broker Identity Program(BIP) for 2007, according to the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC). We are pleased to support brokers across Canada in their successful bid to

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What’s New: In Brief (August 07, 2007)

August 7, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Western Financial Group Inc. has completed the acquisition of Blonde & Blonde in Kelowna, B.C., Baxter Agencies, formerly a Trans West Insurance office, in Lac La Biche, AB, and Nielsen & Wolfe Agencies in Morrin, AB.“We are pleased to be

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What’s New: In Brief (August 03, 2007)

August 3, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

General Motors (GM) has announced that it will be using a PPG basecoat system in all of its dealership repairs. The PPG Envirobase High Performance and Nexa Autocolor Aquabase Plus waterborne basecoat systems from PPG Automotive Refinish recently received the

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What’s New: In Brief (August 01, 2007)

August 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Economical Insurance Group is maintaining its investment as a full partner of the Broker Identity Program for 2007, the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) has announced.By investing in the program, The Economical supports the message being delivered every

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Views (August 01, 2007)

August 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada recently held its annual June Golf Tournament and Dinner at Woodington Lake Golf Club in Tottenham, ON. A hearty crowd of insurance and reinsurance industry clients, partners and guests enjoyed the day, which was organized by