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National Standing Committees 2007 -2008 (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

AESIQ Denis Duchesne Cunningham Lindsey Canada Limited 1250 Guy Street, Suite 1000 Montreal, PQ H3H 2T4 Phone: (514) 938-5400 Fax: (514) 938-5445 E-mail: dduchesne@cl-na.com ADVISORY Reno Daigle, CIP, CLA, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. 326 McIntyre Street W. North…

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Canadian Collision Industry Forum (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

More than 400 participants attended the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) held in Toronto on Jan. 26. CCIF chairman Tony Canade (Assured Automotive) and CCIF administrator Mike Bryan opened the one-day session. The topics and speakers included: National Accreditation –Jay…

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WICC Ontario 12th gala dinner

March 31, 2008 by

Welcomed by emcee Marilyn Horrick (WICC Dinner Chair), over 650 industry supporters attended the WICC Ontario 12th gala dinner -a ‘Mardi Gras Soiree’ -on March 25th, at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. WICC co-chair’s Carolyn Horan and Linda…

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PDS opens three new locations

March 31, 2008 by

Paul David Systems (PDS) is pleased to announce the opening of three new PDS locations. Terry Shannon has joined the PDS Network with the opening of PDS of Cape Breton, NS. “We are excited to offer the advantage of a…

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WINMAR recently held a site tour / open house at the LM Group of Companies

March 31, 2008 by

WINMAR recently held a site tour / open house at the LM Group of Companies location in Mississauga to celebrate WINMAR Corporate announcing the sale of WINMAR Toronto to Luis Salazar, president of LM Group of Companies (LMGP), David Machado,…

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Message from the President (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by Fred Plant

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz. There’s lots of talk about this “cap” biz! Ever since Feb. 8, 2008 when Associate Chief Justice Neil Wittmann of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench delivered his decision in Morrow v. Zhang [2008…

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Primer on Liability Claims Investigation

March 31, 2008 by

Investigating liability claims requires many skills. Adjusters must identify and answer questions about coverage under the policy and about whether liability will be assessed against the insured. In addition to using common sense, adjusters must use their analytical skills to…

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Lloyd’s of London Anniversary

January 31, 2008 by

Lloyd’s of London celebrated 75 years in Canada with a special presentation and reception held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in November 2007. •

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Aon predicts 2008 will be even warmer than 2007

January 31, 2008 by

The first half of 2008 will likely bring warmer weather in southern Canada and increased storm activity in the southern United States, Aon’s Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: 2007 says. The period between January and May 2008 will mainly…

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On the scene (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

Giffin Koerth has added two new engineers to the roster — James Wheeler and Val Chlistovsky. “Both gentlemen bring our property division strong expertise and continue to fulfill Giffin Koerth’s desire to always improve our level of service to the…

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WICC Ontario Breakfast

January 31, 2008 by

Neil Crone, actor, comic, cancer survivor and national cancer spokesperson, provided his perspective on life, health and the power of laughter at the Nov. 7, 2007 Annual WICC Ontario Breakfast at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. Crone, “actor/improviser/ writer/all-round good…

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P&C losses totalled US$25 billion

January 31, 2008 by

Natural and man-made catastrophes led to overall financial losses of US$61 billion across the globe, with property insurers contending with losses totalling US$25 billion, according to preliminary estimates by Swiss Re. Although the insured losses, at US$25 billion, were US$9…