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Apollo launches BI&I on the Exchange

July 16, 2019 by David Dyck

TORONTO, ON, July 16, 2019/InsPress — The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada (BI&I) has partnered with Apollo Insurance to offer bind online Course of Construction Equipment Breakdown Insurance through the Apollo Exchange.  The entire process, from quoting, binding

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ClaimsPro president Lorri Frederick steps down

July 15, 2019 by Jason Contant

Lorri Frederick has decided to step down from her role as president of independent claims adjusting firm ClaimsPro to spend more time with her family, the company announced Monday. In the short-term, the organization will be led by Ross Betteridge,

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Quebec’s largest brokerage merges with actuarial consulting firm

July 15, 2019 by Jason Contant

Quebec’s largest independent insurance brokerage, Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP), has merged with actuarial consulting firm Samson Consulting Group. Samson Consulting Group, based in Terrebonne, Que., offers employee benefits support services to medium and large companies, trade unions and professional associations.

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Observations on cyber from Canadian Lloyd’s coverholder

July 15, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Your commercial clients may be able to get cyber insurance with fewer underwriting questions than in the past, but you should still pay close attention to those clients’ risk management practices, the head of a Toronto managing general agent suggests.

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Paid Why your clients need personal umbrella coverage

July 15, 2019 Graham Haigh, VP, Broker Distribution, Wawanesa Insurance

  Convincing someone that they could have more coverage than they do now – often for less money – should be a slam dunk. Right? That’s exactly what personal umbrella policies offer. So why aren’t they more popular? Let’s break

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Severe weather lashes Saskatchewan town, spawns tornado in Alberta


Roofs were ripped off buildings and power lines were toppled when wind gusting at well over 100 kilometres an hour and packing toonie-size hail lashed the west-central Saskatchewan town of Eston. There are no immediate reports of injuries following the

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SERVPRO Celebrates “Making History” at 50th Annual Convention

July 15, 2019 ServPro

Kitchener, ON, July 15, 2019/InsPress  – Canadian SERVPRO® franchisees recently joined more than 2,500 franchise owners, key team members, and corporate representatives at the 50th Annual SERVPRO Convention. The event, themed “Making History,” was held from June 24-28 at the

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On Side Announces NEW Windsor Branch with Purchase of Cope Construction

July 15, 2019 by On Side Restoration Services Ltd.

Windsor, ON, July 15, 2019/InsPress  – On Side Restoration is pleased to announce the June acquisition of Cope Construction Ltd., which included the Windsor Promus Restoration location. With this change, the company is also happy to introduce their newest Ontario

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Lorri Frederick Steps Down as President of ClaimsPro

July 15, 2019 by SCM Insurance Services

Toronto, ON, July 15, 2019, InsPress/ – ClaimsPro, an SCM company and Canada’s leading provider of independent adjusting services, today announced that after a distinguished career of over 30 years in the property and casualty industry, Lorri Frederick, has decided

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Dan Ogale joins Sedgwick as Assistant Vice President in Canada

July 15, 2019 by Sedgwick

TORONTO, ON, July 15, 2019 /insPRESS/ – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of Dan Ogale as assistant vice president, workers compensation division for Sedgwick Canada. Ogale brings to Sedgwick

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Broker regulator replaces fines with license suspensions in B.C. toll bridge matter

July 12, 2019 by David Gambrill

Following the marching orders of a decision last year by B.C. Financial Services Tribunal (FST), the Insurance Council of B.C. has issued license suspensions to two insurance brokers for their role in overriding their clients’ outstanding toll bridge debts in

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Residents clean up after tornado near Montreal


ST-ROCH-DE-L’ACHIGAN, Que. – A tornado tore through a campground north of Montreal Thursday evening, snapping trees, toppling trailers and sending at least one injured man to hospital. “When I drove through, I saw a trailer that was all twisted, up