SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Cannabis Update – 2 1/2 Years Later
As of July 1, 2018, Cannabis possession and consumption was legal in Canada—immediately impacting all aspects of property and casualty insurance. In this update, we will review the our readiness for legalization and look at issues and decisions that are continuously being made regarding the many minute factors that this legalization has and will affect.
Are you keeping up-to-date on all the ways our industry is being impacted?
How it affects your work as an insurance professional?
Your Insurance Institute is closely monitoring the situation, along with our friends at the Insurance Bureau of Canada . In this session, we’ll bring you up-to-the-minute information on the changing regulatory and risk landscapes and corresponding potential solutions.
What you will learn:
You will leave this seminar with an advanced understanding of insurance-specific implications of cannabis as at the date of the seminar—the knowledge you need to continue doing your job effectively.
Who should attend:
All insurance professionals need to know about this: including brokers, underwriters and claims professionals.
1. Exploration of regulatory landscapes:
2. Review of the risks associated with possession and use of cannabis in the following contexts:
3. Impact of Edibles and Retail Challenges
CE Hours: 2.5 Hours Technical
. Marc Lefebvre, BA –Underwriting Coordinator, Insurance Bureau of Canada
Marc is active member of IBC’s CAMP team, which deploys to areas affected by large claims events. Marc was in Fort McMurray for the return of evacuees in 2016 and Kamloops, BC in 2017 after the wildfires to meet with consumers and answer their insurance related questions.