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Intact CEO says odds of upsetting current hard market momentum are “fairly small”

November 7, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

With the Canadian industry experiencing its lowest return on equity in 17 years, Intact’s senior leadership is not foreseeing a soft market in the short term. “To find similar [hard market] conditions, you have to go back to 2002-03,” Charles

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ClaimsPro/IndemniPro Appoints Robert Lepine District Manager, Western Quebec

November 7, 2019 by SCM Insurance Services

MONTREAL, QC – Nov. 1, 2019/InsPress/ – ClaimsPro/IndemniPro, Canada’s leading provider of independent claims adjusting services and an SCM company, today announced the appointment of Robert Lepine as District Manager for Western Quebec. With over 25 years of experience in

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Next round of reusable data services aims to solve this problem

November 6, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

When a corporate client’s policy is up for renewal, it can take a lot of time and effort to get a claims run request, a Toronto commercial broker suggests. The commercial claims run is a report, on a client, showing

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Why this solar energy developer was denied coverage under a CGL policy

November 6, 2019 by David Gambrill

Economical Insurance recently won a case against a developer of solar energy projects that turned on the wording of an additional insured endorsement in a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy. Economical ultimately convinced the Ontario Superior Court that insurance coverage

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The pros and cons of consolidation in the tech vendor space

November 6, 2019 by Jason Contant

When there is consolidation in the industry, concerns about the erosion of choice is common. And the tech vendor space is no different. On Oct. 15, Applied Systems announced the acquisition of Policy Works, a major platform for commercial lines

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Evacuation order lifted nearly two months after crane collapse

November 6, 2019 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – The last three businesses evacuated when a crane collapsed in downtown Halifax are being allowed to return to their locations, almost two months after a storm toppled it. The final stage of the crane and debris removal from

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New Montréal East Location Completes On Side’s Montréal Island Coverage

November 6, 2019 by On Side Restoration Services Ltd.

Montréal, QC, Nov. 6, 2019/InsPress/  – Committed to creating more opportunities to better serve their customers, On Side Restoration has announced that their Montréal East greenfield branch has been up and running as of July 2019. Assisting customers from one

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FIRST GENERAL CONTINUES TO EXPAND ACROSS CANADA!

November 6, 2019 First General

Toronto, ON, Nov. 6, 2019/InsPress/ – First General continues to strengthen their network across Canada with the opening of a new location in British Columbia. The new office in Kelowna will service the entire Okanagan region. “We welcome our new

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Pario Welcomes Jason Day to Edmonton Office, Enhances Environmental Management and Assessment Services

November 6, 2019 by SCM Insurance Services

Concord, ON, Nov 6, 2019/InsPress/  – Pario Engineering & Environmental Sciences LP (Pario), one of Canada’s top providers of specialized engineering and environmental services to the insurance and risk management industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Day

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Northbridge Insurance Obtains CSIO Certification of Compliance

November 6, 2019 by CSIO (Centre for Study of Insurance Operations)

Toronto, ON, Nov.6, 2019/InsPress/ –  CSIO is pleased to announce that Northbridge Insurance is the first large commercial insurer to achieve a Certification of Compliance. This certification recognizes insurers that exclusively use standardized CSIO coverage codes instead of custom codes

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How long before your new CEO should be planning an exit strategy?

November 5, 2019 by Jason Contant

Your new CEO is just six months into the job. It’s time to start thinking about their exit strategy. Yes, that’s right. Good CEOs start planning for their succession as soon as their onboarding is complete. They should not wait

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How mining companies can reduce risk by being good neighbours

November 5, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Is your client liked by its neighbours? While that may not be your first question as a commercial broker, insurance professionals were told Tuesday the question is nonetheless important if the client is in the resources sector. “You need some