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Who’s at Fault?

June 15, 2018 Adam Campbell, Senior Associate, Human Factors, -30- Forensic Engineering

A guide for assessing the liability of machine drivers when they don’t live up to the standards of human drivers.

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Beware the One-Page Appraisal

June 13, 2018 Kelly Juhasz, Principal, Fine Art Appraisal + Services; and Darlene N. Wong, Personal Property Appraiser, Owner, Brilliant Evaluations & Appraisals

Insurers are increasingly rejecting one-page appraisals for valuable property such as jewelry, artwork or antiques – and for good reason.

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Will top court give waivers a sporting chance?

June 11, 2018 David Dias, Freelance Writer

Why the fate of insuring sports and recreational facilities hangs in the balance

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Insuring the Intangibles

June 7, 2018 Adrian Hall, CEO; Corrinne Pollard, Head of Claims; and Sarah Kestle Head of Sales, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Canada; and Xavier Tinguely, Senior Corporate Development Manager, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, USA

A shift in the global economy has changed the risks facing Canadian businesses. Companies are now calling for insurance solutions that protect their intangible assets.

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What’s New in Nuclear Claims Handling

June 3, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

A pool of Canadian nuclear insurers has created a state-of-the-art, made-in-Canada claims administration system for handling nuclear incidents.

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Keeping pace with SME business owners

June 2, 2018 Mazdak Moini, Vice President, Commercial Lines, Aviva Canada

Some advice on how to “future-proof” the insurance needs of Canada’s very agile small and medium sized businesses.

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Bespoke Insurance

June 1, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Customized commercial policies are vital for increasing your standing as a trusted advisor. Here are the hottest areas for going tailor-made.

Feature Technology

Steering change

May 17, 2018 Kris Hackney, Executive Vice President, Customer Experience, Applied Systems

Leading innovation in your brokerage? Here are 6 steps for successfully directing change in your organization without making waves.

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Sales Incentives

May 15, 2018 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

The CIP Society Ethics Series THE ETHICAL DILEMMA The owner of a suburban insurance brokerage reviews the firm’s monthly production figures and is pleased with a recent spike in sales. Over the past several years, his brokerage has been very


The Revolution Will Be Digitized

May 13, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

In an exclusive interview with Canadian Underwriter, Aviva Canada’s new president and CEO, Colm Holmes, says he is guided by the demands of Canadian consumers — and they want a digitized experience with the broker channel.

Feature Technology

Data Tuneup

May 11, 2018 Brenda Rose, Vice President, Partner, Firstbrook Cassie & Anderson Ltd.

Data maintenance will help keep your business running at top speed and efficiency

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Keeping your Millennials Engaged

May 9, 2018 Marchella Barbero, Communications Specialist, Sharp Insurance

Create a digitized culture at your brokerage that emphasizes, fun, innovation, and recognition
for a job well done.