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CICMA Top Fellow

January 31, 2008 by

The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers’ Association gives out an award to the Top Fellow each year. This year, that award was renamed The Fred Plant Sr. Award in recognition of the substantial contributions Fred Plant…

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E-Discovery for Insurance

January 31, 2008 by Antoinette Duffy & Oleh Hrycko

Litigation readiness

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CICMA Education Seminar

January 31, 2008 by

Greg Merrithew, CIAA Western Region President; Terry Murphy CICMA Southern Alberta Chapter; Dave Kreklewich, CICMA president, Fred Plant, CIAA National president at the an all-industry education seminar hosted by the Canadian Insurance Claims Manager’s Association in association with the CIAA…

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Trips, Traps and Jurisdiction

January 31, 2008 by Melissa Kehrer And John A. Olah

Part 2

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

January 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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Crawford restructures global operating structure

January 31, 2008 by

Crawford & Company announced a new operating structure that includes a smaller Global Executive Management team and four business units. The new units will include legal settlement administration as well as the information and communications technology division. In addition, Crawford…

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Go-kart on private track is not an “automobile,” Ontario’s top court rules

January 31, 2008 by

A go-kart operated on a private track is not an “automobile” according to the standard Ontario automobile insurance contract, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in Adams v. Pineland Amusements Ltd. Denis Potvin was driving a go-kart on a track…

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WICC Golden Horseshoe Region

January 31, 2008 by

WICC Golden Horseshoe Region (GHR) held its inaugural pub night, Cruisin’ Back to the ’50’s Sock Hop on Sept. 27, at Arney Pub of Mohawk College in Hamilton. People in the industry dusted off their poodle skirts, tied up their…

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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…

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Taxicab not a direct cause of accident

November 30, 2007 by

A passenger who got out of a taxicab and fell on her way into a hotel was not injured as a result of an “accident” as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS), the Financial Services…