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We need to talk…

October 4, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Based on recent consumer research and brokers surveys, Canadian Underwriter has identified three crucial topics of conversation to help brokers forge stronger bonds with their clients

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‘We have a lot of work to do’

October 3, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

How can the Canadian P&C industry ensure its workplaces reflect the communities they serve? We asked senior industry executives what can be done to make sure everyone feels respected and valued, regardless of demographic factors such as gender, skin colour, sexual orientation or gender identity. Here’s what they told us….

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Doubling down on specialty

October 2, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Bernard McNulty, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s new chief agent for Canada, explains the impact of the pandemic and what changes may be in store

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The rise (and fall?) of specialization

October 1, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Specialization continues to be a major growth strategy for brokers, as our third annual National Broker Survey shows. But has the pandemic exposed the limits to specialization…?

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Cleaning Up

August 12, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Tens of thousands of claims, for a grand total of $1.2 billion in insured damaged, have been filed from the June 13 hail storm that hit the Calgary area

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Hot Lines

August 10, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

A surge in directors and officers liability claims, withdrawal of some carriers from hospitality and high-profile cyberattacks are among the big trends now in commercial specialty

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Skills to promote change

August 9, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Andy Taylor, Gore Mutual Insurance Company’s newly-minted president and CEO, reveals the soft skills required for a successful business transformation — and how to find them. – As told to Greg Meckbach   To recruit talent capable of shepherding a

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Balancing Act

August 8, 2020 CIP Society

What happens when an agreement is breached due to COVID-19? Experts share their thoughts

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Policies under the microscope

August 7, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

How the outcome of a test case in Britain over business interruption coverage during COVID-19 may reverberate throughout the Canadian commercial P&C market

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Fraudsters exposed in COVID-19

August 6, 2020 Ephraim Stulberg, Partner, MDD Forensic Accountants

Here’s where, and why, insurers see more fraud claims being uncovered

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The new age of risk

August 5, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Post-pandemic, expect risk professionals to be called upon more often to find creative solutions for emerging issues

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Looking in the Mirror

August 4, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Canadian Underwriter asked brokers across the country to rate themselves as trusted advisors. While pride in their work during the pandemic was obvious, the survey results also suggested ways to enhance their value to consumers.