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Ontario approves electronic proof of auto insurance

September 5, 2019 by Jason Contant

Ontario has become the fourth province in Canada to approve the use of electronic proof of auto insurance (EPAI) for drivers, effective immediately. The approval, announced Thursday morning by Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Rod Phillips, follows the lead of Alberta,

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Taxi companies want B.C. Supreme Court to quash ride-hailing rules

September 5, 2019 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – A coalition of nine taxi companies in Metro Vancouver has asked the B.C. Supreme Court to quash ride-hailing rules it says were illegally created for companies such as Uber and Lyft. The companies say in their petition that

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GUS Expands in BC with the Addition of Kootenay Disaster Restorations to Network

September 5, 2019 GUS

René-Charles Landry, President of GUS (www.gus.ca) is pleased to announce that Kootenay Disaster Restorations Ltd. has successfully partnered with GUS as the rapidly growing post-disaster restoration network continues to expand across the province of BC. The addition of Kootenay Disaster

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HTM Insurance Company ‘Selects’ Cognition+ to further their Digital Transformation Strategy

September 5, 2019 Cognition+

COBURG, ON – Sept. 5, 2019/InsPress/  – HTM Insurance Company (HTM) selects Cognition+ as their partner to help implement their Digital Transformation Strategy.  Cognition+ provides a web-based insurance enterprise platform.  This represents the cornerstone as HTM moves forward with their

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Insurance veteran Devin Shillington joins Sedgwick’s growing business development team in Canada

September 5, 2019 by Sedgwick

TORONTO, ON Sept. 5, 2019 /InsPress/ – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed industry veteran Devin Shillington to its growing business development and sales team in Canada. Shillington will serve as

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Bind rates on Apollo Exchange increase by 61% since April launch

September 5, 2019 by David Dyck

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 5, 2019/InsPress/  — An analysis spreading from April to August of this year has uncovered a dramatic 61 percent increase in quote to bind ratio on the Exchange, a direct result of insights gained from digital data

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When “failing fast” works, and when it doesn’t: Insurtech CEO

September 4, 2019 by Jason Contant

Failing fast on small projects and establishing a feedback loop is a critical part of the innovation journey, according to one insurtech. “You have to be able to ask your customers what’s going on – what do you like, what

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Court sides with insurer in disputed marine cargo claim

September 4, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

A large Canadian manufacturing multinational has lost a legal battle, although not necessarily the war, with Chubb Insurance Company of Canada over a marine coverage dispute. It started in 2013 when Cambridge, Ont.-based ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. sold machinery

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Aviva Canada takes the plunge into cross-border business

September 4, 2019 by Adam Malik

With the introduction of its new Global Corporate and Specialty (GCS) team, Aviva Canada is setting its sights on Canadian companies doing cross-border business in the United States. The GCS team will offer coverage in five key areas: corporate risk,

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FirstOnSite reinforces senior leadership with appointment of Beck Wells as VP, Commercial Operations

September 4, 2019 FirstOnSite Restoration

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 5, 2019/insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading disaster restoration service provider, has further strengthened its leadership team with the addition of Beck Wells, who has taken on the newly created position of Vice President, Commercial Operations. In

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Michael Butler Joins ServiceMaster Restore to Strengthen Leadership Team

September 4, 2019 by ServiceMaster of Canada Limited

Mississauga, ON, Sept. 3, 2019/InsPress/  – ServiceMaster Restore is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Butler to their management team. Michael, a senior industry professional joins the ServiceMaster Head Office as the new Commercial Accounts Manager. Mr. Butler will

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Sedgwick completes acquisition of York Risk Services Group

September 4, 2019 by Sedgwick

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2019/InsPress/ – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the completion of its purchase of York Risk Services Group, a premier provider of claims administration, managed care, specialized