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Join WICC Ontario at the 8th annual Sugar Bush Breakfast

April 4, 2019 by WICC (Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade)

OTTAWA, ON, April 4, 2019 /insPRESS/ – WICC Ontario invites the National Capital Region’s insurance community to secure their tickets now for the 2019 Sugar Bush Breakfast, to be held April 26 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the

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Economical clears major hurdle to demutualization

March 20, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Economical Insurance is a step closer to demutualization and becoming publicly traded on the stock exchange. An overwhelming majority (99%) of the insurer’s mutual policyholders voted Wednesday in favour of a demutualization proposal released in January. Several more steps are

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Newcom Media extends its insurance media leadership with acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine and the Top Broker Summit

October 11, 2018 Newcom Media Inc.

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Newcom Media Inc., one of Canada’s leading B2B media companies, is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. The acquisition extends the market leadership already enjoyed by Newcom

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Introducing the new Canadian Underwriter, “Your Guide to Insurance Success”

October 10, 2018 Ian Portsmouth, Publisher

Whatever your role in the industry, you can rightfully feel harried by the demands of an insurance career today. You’re certainly dealing with more change and complexity than the people who received the debut issue of this magazine in January

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Canada’s #1 insurance publication relaunches with bold new look and editorial mandate

October 10, 2018 Newcom Media Inc.

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Canadian Underwriter magazine relaunched today with the publication of its October 2018 issue, introducing an energetic look, functional design and editorial mandate expressed by its new tagline: “Your Guide to Insurance Success.” Now in its

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Hub subsidiary Totten buys MGA in Atlantic Canada

October 3, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Anderson McTague & Associates Ltd., a New Brunswick-based coverholder in the Lloyd’s market, has been acquired by Toronto-based Totten Insurance Group Inc., a subsidiary of Hub International Ltd. Totten Insurance is a managing general agency founded in 2002 by H.

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Kingsway Financial to leave Canada

September 28, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Kingsway Financial Services Inc., which used to own Jevco and York Fire and Casualty, plans to relocate to the United States. Toronto-based Kingsway no longer writes property and casualty insurance in Canada, but it still has a Toronto head office

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The Hartford to acquire specialty insurer for $2.1 billion

August 22, 2018 by David Gambrill

The Hartford has signed an agreement to acquire specialty insurer The Navigators Group Inc. for US$2.1 billion in cash. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is subject to approval by Navigators’ shareholders

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New InsurTech Software Suite Helps Clients Manage Independent Contractors Seamlessly

August 20, 2018 Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

TORONTO, ON, August 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Crawford Compliance Inc., a subsidiary of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. today announces the launch of a new contractor management solution. In line with Crawford’s mission to restore and enhance lives business and

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Will Aviva Canada and Crawford & Company retain their crowns in 2018?

August 15, 2018 Insurance Nexus

TORONTO, August 15, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Voting has opened in the third annual 2018 Insurance Nexus Canadian Awards, Insurance Nexus have announced. Recent research conducted by Insurance Nexus has shown that 94% of senior insurers agree that AI will deeply

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Envista Forensics Expands Sales Team in Canada

July 25, 2018 by Ian Portsmouth

TORONTO, July, 19, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Leading Canadian Forensic Consulting firm, Envista Forensics, is pleased to announce the expansion of their national sales team. As part of this exciting growth, Envista Forensics is delighted to announce that Yvonne Hird has

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Insurer-owned agency re-launches its brand

July 16, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A hairy black dog wakes up, yawns and waddles down the stairs, knocking a photo askew as it goes. So begins RSA Canada’s latest video, depicting a “brand relaunch” of Johnson Inc. Using the hairy black dog as an ambassador “is