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Steve Vafiades Joins On Side Restoration as Senior Project Manager

May 9, 2018 by On Side Restoration Services Ltd.

LONDON, Ontario, May 9, 2018 /insPRESS/ – On Side Restoration Services Ltd. is pleased to announce that as of late April 2018, Steve Vafiades has joined their London team, reporting to Derek VanGeffen, Branch Manager. “I’ve been in this industry

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Paul Davis Recognized for Franchise Excellence at CFA National Convention

May 9, 2018 by Paul Davis Restoration Inc

  Paul Davis Recognized for Franchise Excellence at CFA National Convention TORONTO, ON, May 8, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Paul Davis Restoration is the Grand Prize Gold winner of the 2018 Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Awards of Excellence in Franchising in

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How Canadian insurance regulators have aligned with their international counterparts

May 8, 2018 by David Gambrill

Prompted by a growing focus on fair treatment of consumers by international regulators, the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) and the Canadian Insurance Services Regulatory Organizations (CISRO) have invited Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry to comment on a

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IBAO’s Young Brokers Conference Energizes Future Industry Leaders

May 8, 2018 by Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario

TORONTO, ON, May 8, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Young brokers from across Ontario will gather in Niagara Falls early June for an annual conference designed specifically for them. The three-day event, hosted by the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario, will take

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Economical’s demutualization fraught with uncertainty

May 8, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

It’s been more than two years since Economical Insurance’s mutual policyholders voted in favour of demutualization and it’s not clear how much longer the process will take – assuming it happens at all. “This process was much more complex and

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Broker fined after leaving agency with his own book of business

May 8, 2018 by David Gambrill

A B.C. broker who believed he was leaving one agency for another with his own book of business received a $2,500 fine for a privacy breach when he took a spreadsheet of his clients’ information with him. Before joining his

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Hooper steps down from Economical Insurance board

May 8, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Gerry Hooper, chair of the board of Economical Insurance from 2005 through 2016, has retired from the board of directors of Economical and is now chairman emeritus, officials with the property and casualty insurer said Monday. Hooper, a former executive

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Damage becoming clear amid historic New Brunswick flood

May 8, 2018 Kevin Bissett - THE CANADIAN PRESS

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – For 48 years, Jerry McFarland’s rustic cottage on New Brunswick’s Grand Lake was a cherished refuge for family and friends, where precious summertime memories were carefully recorded in well-worn journals. Today, McFarland’s cottage is in ruins,

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Custom Software Solutions Inc. Announces My Proof of Insurance Integration

May 8, 2018 by CSIO (Centre for Study of Insurance Operations)

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Custom Software Solutions Inc. (CSSI) has announced that it will integrate CSIO’s My Proof of Insurance eDelivery solution with its The Broker’s Workstation (TBW), The Underwriter’s Workstation (TUW) and Intelliquote (IQ) products. This integration

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ClaimsPro Brings in Additional Support to Address Eastern Canadian Windstorms

May 8, 2018 by SCM Insurance Services

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ClaimsPro, Canada’s independent adjusting and claims management leader, continues to provide claims support in response to the windstorms that have resulted in extensive damage to the Ontario and Quebec regions on May 4th and

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A new way to manage identity theft risk

May 7, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A law intended to reduce the risk of identity theft, which is covered under some home insurance policies, is one step closer to reality in Ontario. Bill 8, the Access to Consumer Credit Reports and Elevator Availability Act, passed third

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Online tool allows brokers to cache data in BMS

May 7, 2018 by Jason Contant

Applied Systems’ new IVANS Exchange online tool for Canadian brokers will include a feature that allows caching and housing of data in a broker management system (BMS) for 90 days. This allows brokerages to keep the data, even if their