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ICBC introduces new “write-off” program

March 31, 2008 by

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is now offering a New Vehicle Replacement Plus program, allowing a vehicle to be written off if the damage exceeds 50% of its market value. Program members suffering a write-off would receive a…

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Don Roach of Aon

March 31, 2008 by

The Toronto Insurance Women’s Association (TIWA) added an extra splash of red and white to this year’s Valentine’s Day celebrations when it hosted its annual Wine and Cheese reception on Feb. 14, 2008. Guests indulged in fine culinary offerings and…

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Dead Flies and Bad News

March 31, 2008 by

Recent trends in nervous shock and practical tips for adjusting claims for psychiatric damage.

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The Insurance Institute of Ontario’s Toronto Convocation & Awards Night

March 31, 2008 by

Rt. Honorable Adrienne Clarkson, former governor general of Canada, was the keynote speaker at The Insurance Institute of Ontario’s Toronto Convocation & Awards Night on Jan. 24, 2008. She spoke to the group of nearly 200 graduates and their guests…

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CICMA/CIAA Ontario’s 40th Annual Joint Conference

March 31, 2008 by

CICMA/CIAA Ontario’s 40th Annual Joint Conference was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Jan. 29. Emcee Brian Maltman opened the meeting and introduced the various speakers of the day. The session began with a few words from CIAA…

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Ontario court declines to apply 2007 insurance decision retroactively to 2002 case

March 31, 2008 by

The Ontario Superior Court has dismissed a motion for summary judgment by Pilot Insurance Company to end a court action against it by the province’s Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund (The Fund). The Fund, administered by the province’s ministry of…

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Trends That Will Change the Collision Industry

March 31, 2008 by Greg Horn

New trends in the collision industry will have an impact on the insurance industry.

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Crawford Cares WICC

March 31, 2008 by

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. held its annual Crawford Cares WICC cocktail reception on Feb. 6 at P. J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant. At the reception, Crawford announced that the end of 2007 marked a milestone in its Crawford…

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The WICC Alberta Chapter Gold Flame Awards Lunch

March 31, 2008 by

The WICC Alberta Chapter Gold Flame Awards Lunch was held in Calgary on Jan. 23. The Palomino Room at Stampede Park again provided an amazing setting for the event. More than 300 people attended to hear an update on Dr.…

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The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose

March 31, 2008 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond, held its largest ever, members-only (Ganders), initiation ceremony to welcome over 30 new members (Goslings) to the flock on Wednesday February 20th, at the trendy Bravi Ristorante on Wellington Street in…

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ORIMS Christmas Luncheon (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

The Ontario Risk & Insurance Management Society’s (ORIMS) annual Christmas Luncheon in December attracted hundreds of festive industry partygoers to the Sheraton Centre Toronto, home of the Toronto 2008 RIMS Canada Conference (September 21-24, 2008). In the spirit of giving,…

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MESSAGE From the President (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

Another successful seminar jointly hosted by the Ontario chapters of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers’ Association and the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association was held in Toronto Jan. 29. This year’s theme was “The Future of Claims Service” and the discussions,…