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What’s New: In Brief (September 04, 2009)

September 4, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurers expect to pay out more than Cdn$6 million to clients for repairs to homes, cars and businesses damaged after a force F2 tornado tore through the town of Mont-Laurier, Quebec on Aug. 4, 2009.Despite the storm’s short duration, the

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What’s New: In Brief (August 07, 2009)

August 7, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Thus far, the current wildfires burning in British Columbia have not caused nearly as much property damage as the 2003 fires, experts say.Greg Thierman, manager of Crawford & Company (Canada)’s Kelowna branch, says that while the fires have come very

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What’s New: In Brief (August 04, 2009)

August 4, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

The number of cars stolen in Quebec is decreasing, but the number of thefts of articles taken from inside cars is increasing, reports Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).More than 31,000 vehicles were reported stolen in Quebec in 2008, marking a

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Wildfires spread through Kelowna

July 21, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Three fires are currently raging through the Kelowna area of B.C., forcing more than 11,000 residents to evacuate their homes. There are three separate fires in the Kelowna area. One is in the Glenrosa area and is estimated to be