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Afterburn

April 8, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Home insurers in Quebec may be on the hook for major fire losses on their property policies in the aftermath of an earthquake

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B.C.’s move to no-fault

April 8, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

What the province’s changes to auto insurance mean for drivers, brokers, and the legal system

Feature Legal

Losing faith

April 7, 2020 Harmon C. Hayden, founder, Harmon Hayden Law

A defendant insurer admits coverage, so why did the court say its actions showed bad faith?

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Concussion v. whiplash

April 6, 2020 Samuel Howarth, Pario Engineering and Environmental Sciences

What claims experts need to know about assessing low-speed motor vehicle impacts

Feature Appointments

Big Moves – Gore CEO Heidi Sevcik to retire

April 5, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Sevcik was vice president of claims at Gore Mutual  when she succeeded Kevin McNeil as CEO in 2014

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Mind the gap

April 4, 2020 Emily Atkins, Freelance Writer

Is cyber coverage keeping up with the type, frequency and severity of attacks?

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Business, interrupted

April 3, 2020 Brooke Smith, Freelance Writer

Businesses can lose revenue in any number of ways. Increasingly, they can be shut down for political risks that are beyond the company’s control. Examples of emerging business interruption risks include trade wars, armed conflicts, or political protests. As businesses

Feature Risk

Sticker Shock

April 1, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

How will underwriters assess your organization’s commercial property risk? A guide to help risk managers avoid renewal surprises in a tough market environment

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When is hard actually hard?

March 30, 2020 By Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

Canadian brokers assess the current market in commercial lines, noting the contrast with what’s happening in personal lines

Feature Technology

Why insurers are training in design thinking 

March 20, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Canadian P&C professionals have approached Cookhouse Labs, an industry innovation hub, to help with staff training. Cookhouse co-founder Sven Roehl (pictured here) and Ibeth Ramos, Cookhouse’s program manager and innovation coach, explain why.
– As told to Jason Contant

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Tech Partnerships

March 12, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Does Aon’s recent acquisition of CoverWallet signal a trend towards brokerages buying insurtechs?

Feature Employment

Talent war goes high-tech

March 10, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

How carriers and brokerages are leveraging tech to overcome their Number 1 threat