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Canada’s Largest Insurance Event Returns to Toronto

September 12, 2019 by Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario

Toronto, ON, Sept. 12, 2019/InsPress/ –  The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) is hosting its 99th Annual Convention October 23rd—24th at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The two-day event brings brokers and industry professionals together from across the province. “It’s been

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Ontario auto changes could be ‘slow to implement’

September 12, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Ontario may have a new auto insurance regulator, but don’t expect conditions in that market to improve overnight, A.M. Best Company Inc. suggested in a report released Thursday. “Measures to improve market and competitive conditions will likely be slow to

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You can’t teach claims adjusters this skill

September 11, 2019 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

As the chief claims officer for Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, Erin Fischer hears one question all the time. “The Number 1 question I get is: Do you need to hire claims people who are technical experts?’” Fischer said Wednesday. Although

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Ransomware: should your client pay the demand?

September 11, 2019 by Jason Contant

If your client suffers a ransomware attack, should they pay the ransom to get their systems up and running again? And if they do pay, does that guarantee the cyber criminals who locked down the systems in the first place

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How to rebrand “insurance” so customers will listen to you

September 11, 2019 by Jason Contant

“Does anybody here like to buy insurance?” a Scotiabank executive asked attendees at Insurance Nexus’ Connected Insurance Canada conference in Toronto Tuesday. “Let’s be honest,” said Fernando Moreira, senior vice president of global insurance at Scotiabank. “I always come with

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Tony Thibaudeau Joins Origin and Cause as Western Canada Sales Director

September 11, 2019 by George Costandi

Toronto, ON, Wednesday Sept. 11, 2019/InsPress/ – Origin and Cause is excited to welcome Tony Thibaudeau as Western Canada Sales Director. Tony joins Origin and Cause with over 40 years of experience in the insurance and forensic engineering industries. “Tony

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Electrical grids need rethink in era of intense storms, experts say

September 11, 2019 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – In an era when storms with hurricane-force winds are expected to keep battering Atlantic Canada, experts say the region should make major changes to electrical grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted. Work continues

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Jem Demirbas joins EFI Global as project manager in new Kelowna, British Columbia, service location

September 11, 2019 by Sedgwick

KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 11, 2019  /InsPress/ – EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, has appointed Jem Demirbas to the role of project manager in its new office location

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SNAP Sign MGA Agreement with K&K Insurance Brokers Inc. Canada to Better Serve Clients in the Sports & Entertainment Industry Nationwide.

September 11, 2019 by SNAP Financial Group

TORONTO, ON, SEPT. 11, 2019/insPRESS/ – SNAP Premium Finance Group – one of Canada’s largest payment solutions providers – have recently partnered with MGA K&K Insurance Canada to give clients in the sports and entertainment space an easier way to

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First General Continues to Expand across Canada

September 11, 2019 First General Services Canada

Kingston, Belleville, ON, Sept. 11, 2019/InsPress/– First General continues to strengthen their network across Canada with the opening of First General Kingston/Belleville. “The Kingston/Belleville office opening is a compliment to our focus on expanding our national footprint.” said Frank Mirabelli,

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Navacord expands Executive Team as it accelerates its growth journey

September 11, 2019 by rosemary

Toronto, ON, Sep 11, 2019/InsPress/ – Navacord Inc., a leading insurance and risk management brokerage announces the addition of three newly created senior executive positions as it continues their rapid Canadian growth journey.  Executive capabilities strengthened with addition of Chief

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New president at Industrial Alliance Auto and Home

September 10, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Quebec’s eighth largest property and casualty insurer has a new president. François Blais is now president of Industrial Alliance Auto and Home Insurance and Prysm General Insurance, parent company iA Financial Corporation Inc. announced Tuesday. Blais, who joined Industrial Alliance