How does a radio guy become a leading Canadian risk manager? Steve Pottle, who serves on the global board of RIMS, says it all began
Are the new mandatory breach notification laws in Canada and the European Union keeping you up at night? Here are steps you can take to sleep comfortably through it all
Planning to use drone technology? 3 considerations that will help your ROI to take off
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company made a bold move last year, forsaking the direct channel to sell exclusively through brokers. Carol Jardine, president of Wawanesa’s Canadian P&C operations, shares her assessment of how the strategy has worked so far.
After several attempts to create a utopian state of broker-carrier data exchange, could the D/X Initiative be the tech breakthrough that commercial brokers have been seeking for decades?
Don Forgeron, president and CEO of Insurance Bureau of Canada, talks to Canadian Underwriter about what’s top of mind for Canada’s home, auto and business insurers in 2019. Here’s his update on where the nation’s insurers stand on auto reform,…
Once hyped as a potential dogfight, the anticipated competition between the insurance industry
and insurtechs has turned out to be a
cozy affair. How did that happen?
Patti Kernaghan, president and CEO of Kernaghan Adjusters, tells Canadian Underwriter why the time is now for a harmonized adjuster’s licence across Canada.
The biggest lessons from catastrophes such as Fort McMurray, and how to apply them in the future
Is your brokerage looking to build a performance-based compensation plan? Chances are, you are not alone. In Canadian Underwriter’s 2018 National Broker Survey, more than 250 broker owners and principals shared their views on the effectiveness of four types of…
Thom Young, co-founder of Lundgren & Young Insurance Ltd. in Alberta, gives the business case for promoting professional development in Canadian brokerages. “This actually makes you money, so you should be doing it.”
When it comes to workplace diversity, Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry could use a bit of a boost. Statistically, the industry is lagging behind other Canadian workplaces when it comes to diversity. What would it take to bring more…