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Crawford Appoints Cortney Young as Head of Contractor Connection® (Canada)

March 4, 2019 by rosemary

TORONTO, ON, MARCH 4, 2019 /insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. announces today the appointment of Cortney Young as country lead for Contractor Connection® in Canada. Contractor Connection is a leading global contractor managed repair provider for consumers in

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Provide connected payments with FIRST Canada at the 2019 IBABC Trade Show & Networking Forum

March 4, 2019 by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

TORONTO, ON, March 4, 2019 /insPRESS/ – FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in insurance payment solutions, is proud to support the 2019 IBABC Trade Show & Networking Forum as a trade show exhibitor. Visit the FIRST

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Million litres of crude oil released in Manitoba train derailment: TSB

March 1, 2019 Steve Lambert - THE CANADIAN PRESS

WINNIPEG – Investigators say at least one million litres of petroleum crude oil were released when a freight train derailed last month on a ranch in western Manitoba. The update from the Transportation Safety Board on Friday was the first

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This province could see major spring flooding

March 1, 2019 by Jason Contant

Ten years after serious flooding in much of the southern part of Manitoba, there is again a high risk of major spring flooding in the province’s Red River Valley region. “Early forecasting data shows that we expect to see major

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Why less is better for digital transformation

March 1, 2019 by Jason Contant

Companies looking to undergo a digital transformation should follow the expression “more is not always better” when it comes to selecting system integrators and vendors, a speaker said Wednesday at the Technology Conference in Toronto. During the transformation process,

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One politician’s idea for reducing the severity of school bus crashes

March 1, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Seatbelts with shoulder harnesses should be mandatory on all school buses, an opposition member of Ontario’s provincial parliament told Canadian Underwriter Friday. “We should have the use of three-point seat belts on school buses to prevent injury and even death,”

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Why some homeowners aren’t buying flood insurance

March 1, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Overland flood insurance might be easier to sell if homeowners could figure out how vulnerable their properties are. “What would be most useful for homeowners is they would be able to search their postal code or property address and be

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Join the Honorable Order Blue Goose Ontario at the 2019 Annual Scotch Nosing Event

March 1, 2019 by DKI Canada

TORONTO, ON, March 1, 2019 /insPRESS/ – Back by popular demand, The Blue Goose Ontario Pond’s annual Scotch Nosing. Held at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton in Toronto. Nose and taste an artfully selected array of Scotch with a lesson by the master

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This technology can help attract talent

February 28, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Using technology like artificial intelligence can help insurers attract the right people and keep them engaged, suggests the head of a major Canadian insurer. “It’s a tough talent market right now across the leading insurance markets in the world. Canada

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Why the insurance industry needs a “killer use case” for blockchain

February 28, 2019 by Jason Contant

The insurance industry needs a “killer use case” for blockchain that all stakeholders can agree on before moving forward with more widespread adoption, a speaker suggested Wednesday at the Technology Conference. “I think we are still on that journey

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ClaimsPro Appoints Alana Collins to Director of Insurer Management Services

February 28, 2019 by SCM Insurance Services

TORONTO, ON, Feb. 28, 2019 /insPRESS/ – ClaimsPro, Canada’s leading provider of independent claims adjusting services and an SCM company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Alana Collins as Director of Insurer Management Services. Ms. Collins comes to ClaimsPro with

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Rainbow International Restoration® Grows Under New Leadership, Expands Into New Markets

February 28, 2019 Rainbow International Restoration

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 28, 2019 /insPRESS/ – Rainbow International Restoration has hired a new leadership team with Cary Fairless as the President and Craig Gjelsten as the Vice President. Rainbow International®, a Neighbourly company, is a global franchise organization providing residential