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Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Andrew Coburn, Coburn Insurance

November 5, 2018 Brooke Smith

Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick

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$260 billion cleanup estimate based on ‘worst case’ scenario: energy regulator

November 5, 2018 Dan Healing - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – The Alberta Energy Regulator is apologizing for estimating it would cost $260 billion to clean up after the provincial oil and gas industry. The sector’s accumulated environmental liability is currently estimated at $58.65 billion, less than one quarter

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Crawford Expands Cyber Coverage to Include Service Solution for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME)

November 5, 2018 by rosemary

TORONTO, ON, NOV. 5, 2018/insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. a global provider of claims and risk management solutions, continues to develop and enhance our servicing capabilities to address emerging risks and legislative changes. As of November 1, 2018, mandatory

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SPECS soars to new heights

November 5, 2018 by rosemary

TORONTO, ON, NOV. 5, 2018/insPRESS/ – SPECS Limited (Specialized Property Evaluation Control Services) is pleased to announce that on October 10, 2018 it received a nationwide standing Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada, having met all of Transport Canada’s

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Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Jocelyn Prentice, BFL

November 3, 2018 Brooke Smith

Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick

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Direct damage coverage available for cannabis product movement

November 2, 2018 by Jason Contant

A United States-based underwriter of marine cargo coverage has entered the Canadian cannabis market with a product that provides direct damage coverage to goods moving through the supply chain. North Kingstown, RI-headquartered Falvey Cargo Underwriting, which has a Canadian office

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Two-day hackathon seeks tech solutions to distracted driving, pedestrian safety

November 2, 2018 by Jason Contant

Developing technology-based solutions to tackle distracted driving, pedestrian safety and house-to-house communication are the goals of an upcoming hackathon hosted by Canada’s second largest insurer and a technology start-up accelerator. Aviva Canada and OneEleven will host the Safer Neighbourhoods Hackathon

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Single-vehicle bus collision injures 16 in British Columbia

November 2, 2018 THE CANADIAN PRESS

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – A bus carrying workers to a sawmill crashed Thursday afternoon north of Prince George, sending 16 people to hospital, three of them in critical condition. BC Emergency Health Services says one person was in serious condition

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Why speed bumps can be a double-edged sword

November 2, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Putting speed bumps on private laneways might help commercial clients manage traffic risk, but they need to paint those bumps properly to reduce liability risk. Madison Properties Inc. owns a shopping plaza in Toronto. Maria Pia Cannito tripped and fell

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What’s next for Fairfax in the Lloyd’s market

November 2, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. plans to buy the remainder of Lloyd’s insurer Brit PLC within the next couple of years, Fairfax president Paul Rivett said Friday. Toronto-based Northbridge Insurance and Stamford, Conn.-based OdysseyRe are among the insurance subsidiaries owned

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Grow your business with FIRST Canada at the 2018 RCCAQ Convention

November 2, 2018 by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

MONTREAL, QC, NOV. 2, 2018/insPRESS/ – FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in insurance payment solutions, is proud to be a trade show exhibitor at the 2018 Regroupement des Cabinets de Courage D’assurance du Québec (RCCAQ) Convention. The

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Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Christopher Graves, Marsh Canada

November 2, 2018 Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick