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Wildfire focus needed in Canadian cat models

November 30, 2007 by

Canadian catastrophe models should place more emphasis on wildfires and heavy rain, according to Paul Kovacs, executive director, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR). Kovacs made his statement at the National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) in Montreal. His comment…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Annual Fun Run/Walk

November 30, 2007 by

A flock of runners and walkers stretched and breathed in the ocean air before charging through Point Pleasant Park in support of the McGannon Foundation’s 4th Annual Fun Run/Walk, sponsored by FM Global, with participants’ gift bags donated by CIAA,…

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Spike’s Revenge

November 30, 2007 by William Blakeney

A brief history of use or operation of a motor vehicle

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Casino Night

November 30, 2007 by

In the spirit of true Maritime hospitality, Saturday night’s dinners let right into the draw of the GCAN ‘Casino Night’ held at Keith’s Brewery. Sunday morning brought the much needed Aon ‘Beacons Brunch’ with the evening hitting a sweet note…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Sailing Evening

November 30, 2007 by

Sails were set and anchors were away at the RIMS Canada Conference in Halifax, as The ARC Group Canada (a national network of independent law firms) hosted clients and guests for a memorable evening sailing aboard The Bluenose II in…

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Transitions in Collision Repair

November 30, 2007 by Laura Kupcis

Don't forget the people

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Sunday

November 30, 2007 by

Conference attendees caught a taste of some hearty and warm Maritime hospitality at Sunday evening’s ‘East Coast Clipper Welcome’ sponsored by Allianz Global Risks and Integro Insurance Brokers. •

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ICBC Appoints Senior VP

November 30, 2007 by

Craig Horton has been appointed to senior vice president, claims, with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). Horton previously served as the vice president of claims operations with the California State Automobile Association, and brings with him more than…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Exhibit Hall

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Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies a retail store employee’s “standard of care” in product liability case

November 30, 2007 by

If a danger related to the use of a product is not obvious, and a consumer seeks reassurance from a merchant concerning the safety of the product, the answer must not be misleading, the Ontario Court of Appeal has found…

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Crawford Educational Services

November 30, 2007 by

Crawford & Company has changed the name of its training and continuing education unit to Crawford Educational Services. It will continue to provide a full complement of general and specialized training in all areas of claims and risk management, according…

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Insurers have no duty when driver does not hold valid licence

November 30, 2007 by

Insurers are right to deny coverage and are relieved of the duty to defend the owner and driver of a vehicle involved in a collision in cases in which the driver does not have a valid license, the Ontario Superior…