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IPCC Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

November 30, 2007 by

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 12. IPCC panel members include Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) executive director Paul Kovacs and ICLR policy director Dr. Gordon McBean. The IPCC will…

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Denying A Claim

November 30, 2007 by

After a fair and thorough analysis of a claim, the loss adjuster may have to deliver bad news to the insured. In this article, we will discuss some important factors to keep in mind when denying a claim to the…

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MESSAGE From the President (December 01, 2007)

November 30, 2007 by

The 41st annual education seminar, best known as the Joint Seminar, co-sponsored by The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and the Ontario Region of The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, is set to go at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on…

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Stewart Ponton elected president of the International Institute of Loss Adjusters

November 30, 2007 by

Stewart Ponton, chair of McLarens Canada, has been elected president of the International Institute of Loss Adjusters (IILA). “As former national president of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, and with McLarens, Stewart has certainly proven his leadership and commitment to…

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ARC Group Canada Annual Seminar

November 30, 2007 by

The ARC Group Canada hosted its Annual Seminar on Oct. 25, 2007 at the Dominion Club in Toronto, which included an insurance industry luncheon, seminar and cocktail reception. The seminar, entitled, ‘Class Action Litigation: Cost Containment & Avoidance’, featured a…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Saturday

November 30, 2007 by

The RIMS Canada Conference action kicked-off Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2007 with Maritime-themed dinners separately hosted by Cunningham Lindsey Canada; Crawford & Company (Canada); as well as McLarens Canada and Quelmec Insurance Adjusters. •

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Cunningham Lindsey Appointments

November 30, 2007 by

Robert Seal, president and CEO, Cunningham Lindsey Canada, has announced the appointment of Albert Poon to vice president, strategic business development. In this new position, Poon will lead the marketing and sales team and provide strategic direction for the promotion…

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South Barrie Collision Centre goes “green”

November 30, 2007 by

South Barrie Collision Centre in Barrie, Ont. held a launch reception on Nov. 8, 2007 to celebrate that the facility has ‘gone green’ and is now using environmentally compliant waterborne paint. The state-of-the-art 40,000 sq. ft. collision centre, which is…

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Injuries did not arise from indirect use of automobiles

November 30, 2007 by

The Supreme Court of Canada has sided with insurers in two cases that threatened to expand the definition of an injury “arising directly or indirectly from the use or operation of an automobile.” Inboth CitadelGeneralAssuranceCo. v. Vytlingham and LumbermensMutual Casualty…

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TIC Annual Black Tie Dinner

November 30, 2007 by

With hundreds of tuxedoes in attendance, the Toronto Insurance Conference (TIC) held its 52nd Annual Black Tie Dinner in November at The Four Seasons Hotel. The gala evening’s guest speaker was Rex Murphy, host of Canada’s only national open-line radio…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Pub Night

November 30, 2007 by

The traditional Sedgwick Pub Night — courtesy of Marsh Canada Limited, held on the Monday night at The New Palace gave delegates, attendees and exhibitors a chance to let the sails out and enjoy some grog in traditional hearty Halifax…

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CARSTAR Automotive Charity Casino Night

November 30, 2007 by

CARSTAR Automotive Canada’s recent Charity Casino Night, entitled Casino Royale, was a chance to celebrate the national collision repair chain’s successful fundraising campaign for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event brings CARSTAR’s total funds raised to date for Cystic…