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Fairfax and Cunningham Lindsey seal the deal with Stone Point

January 31, 2008 by

Fairfax Holdings Limited and Cunningham Lindsey Group Inc. have closed a transaction pursuant to an agreement with Trident IV, L. P., a private equity fund managed by Stone Point Capital LLC. According to the agreement, Stone Point acquired a 51…

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Notification period doesn’t depend on insured’s co-operation

January 31, 2008 by

In an insurer’s investigation of an accident benefit claim, the non-cooperation of an insured accident victim doesn’t necessarily determine whether or not an insurer had sufficient time to serve notice on other insurers to dispute benefit payment obligations. The Ontario…

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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…

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Honourable Order of the Blue Goose Galabration

January 31, 2008 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond and Most Loyal Gander Chris Giffin welcomed attendees at “2007’s hottest Christmas party of the insurance industry.” The so-called “Galabration” was held Nov. 28, 2007 at The Boiler House, a cultural,…

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Fellow of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

January 31, 2008 by E. Brian Gough

Because of a clearly defined mandate to provide leadership for Canada’s independent adjusters through advocacy, education and recognized professional standards, the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA) has two programs leading to the granting of a professional designation, the Chartered Loss…

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Insurance Institute Awards

January 31, 2008 by

Josh Jewer from Economical Insurance was awarded highest result in C-110 (Essentials of Loss Adjusting) by Jane Richardson, CIAA Nova Scotia Region president at the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia Awards Banquet held in November 2007. Kelly Boudreau from Royal…

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CIAA New Brunswick & PEI Executive

November 30, 2007 by

The executive members of the CIAA New Brunswick & PEI Chapter for 2007-2008 elected on June 15, 2007 at the annual meeting held in conjunction with the CICMA/CIAA joint Convention for NB, NS & PEI. •

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Where do we go from here?

November 30, 2007 by Paul M. Iacono, Q. C

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