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Paid 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Stay Compliant Under Federal Privacy Laws

May 17, 2019 David Smagata, DAS

How can small businesses stay compliant under PIPEDA? The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published various online resources for both individuals and businesses to help better understand their obligations under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document

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How Intact lost this battle over vehicle storage fees

May 16, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Canada’s largest P&C insurer has suffered a setback in its quest to minimize vehicle storage fees. A recent Ontario court ruling means that, for the time being, Intact Insurance has to pay J.P. Towing Service & Storage Limited storage fees

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Allstate Canada debuts telematics app

May 16, 2019 by Jason Contant

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada has joined the ranks of insurers providing telematics apps. Allstate Canada said Monday it has debuted a “personalized app for the modern driver” as National Road Safety Week (May 14-20) kicks off in Canada. Several other

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Making auto reform happen

May 16, 2019 by Adam Malik

Insurance reform is long overdue, says the head of a medical evaluation company. Don Kunkel, president of Ontario-based AssessMed, which operates in eight provinces, says previous efforts to reform auto insurance have produced results that have been less than desired.

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Free Accredited Webinar: Using Drones in Claims Investigations  

May 16, 2019 by George Costandi

TORONTO,  ON, May 16, 2019/insPRESS/ – Drones have been used in claims investigations for several years now, having been recognized for their unique abilities and advantages. However, there has been a marked increase in the number of drones in Canadian airspace,

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Goose Digital Selected by Act-On Software to Support Strategic Marketing Automation Delivery in the Insurance Industry

May 16, 2019 by rosemary

TORONTO,  ON, May 16, 2019/insPRESS/ – Act-On enlists Goose Digital to lead implementations & consulting for insurance providers as part of its end-to-end marketing automation solution which combines technology, implementation, strategy development, and technical support. Goose Digital , Canada’s leading marketing

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FIRST Canada Launches FIRST Pay, API Solutions for Insurance Payments

May 16, 2019 by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

TORONTO,  ON, May 16, 2019/insPRESS/ – FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in payment solutions, is pleased to announce it has launched FIRST Pay, a suite of APIs which enable brokers to offer a choice of insurance payment

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30 Forensic Engineering Promotes Brittany Sinclair to Intermediate Associate within Biomechanics & Personal Injury Group

May 16, 2019 by -30- Forensic Engineering

TORONTO,  ON, May 16, 2019/insPRESS/ – 30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading and fully-independent multi-disciplinary forensics firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brittany Sinclair B.Sc., P.Eng. to Intermediate Associate within the Biomechanics & Personal Injury Group. Brittany’s professional experience includes

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What insurance companies can do to help police

May 15, 2019 by Adam Malik

Ottawa police laid more charges related to a busted a car theft ring that saw 50 vehicles stolen and totalled $2.5 million in value. It’s a case in which the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) played a key role in

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BFL Canada acquires B.C. brokerage

May 15, 2019 by Jason Contant

Large commercial brokerage BFL Canada announced Tuesday the acquisition of British Columbia-based Summit Insurance Brokers Inc. Summit, based in Prince George, was founded in the late 1990s and brings expertise in industrial, commercial and farm risks to BFL Canada. Summit

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Looking for clarity on insurance regulations? Try this new hub…

May 14, 2019 by Adam Malik

The Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) will be launching a new access point this fall to help insurance providers understand licencing and regulatory regimes across Canada. The launch of the Fintech Advisory Hub was met with enthusiasm from the

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Flexible schedule tops list of summer wants

May 14, 2019 by Adam Malik

When it comes to summer perks, Canadian employees want their bosses to give them a more flexible schedule. Almost half (49%) of the 400 respondents to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps said they wanted more opportunities to work from