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Feature Earnings / Ratings

Still standing

October 22, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

The P&C industry’s second-quarter earnings reflect the impact of COVID-19. Overall, they tell a story of financial resilience

Feature AssociationsCommercial LinesTechnology

Elevate your commercial business

October 21, 2020 Catherine Smola, president, CEO, Centre for Study of Insurance Operations

Top 5 reasons why commercial lines real-time quoting should be a priority

Feature EmploymentInsuranceProfessional Development

Finding that swagger

October 20, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Insurance is a cool industry, but not enough people know it. John McNeil, program coordinator and full-time professor at Humber College’s insurance management program, explains how to change that   – As told to Adam Malik   We as an

Feature BrokersProfessional DevelopmentTechnology

How to survive a pandemic

October 20, 2020 Rob Vosseler, Executive Vice President, Principal Broker, Union Power Insurance Brokers Inc.

A broker principal shares his story about how his fledgling brokerage managed to navigate its way through the various business disruptions caused by COVID-19

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Big Moves: New CEO at Guy Carpenter Canada

October 19, 2020 Canadian Underwriter Staff

Peter Askew succeeds Donald Callahan as president and CEO of the Canadian operations of Guy Carpenter, Marsh & McLennan’s reinsurance arm

Feature AdjustersClaimsClaims CanadaEngineeringLegislation / RegulationRisk

Gushing over oil storage

October 18, 2020 Michael Freill, President, Mark 1 Engineering

How Canada’s P&C insurers plugged a regulatory hole that exposed the industry to millions of dollars in claims every year

Feature ClaimsClaims CanadaRiskTechnology

The growing need for cybersecurity in supply chain management

October 17, 2020 Alexandra Wright, Jackie Vergne and Ken Rayner, Cyber Insurance Solutions Inc.

Your suppliers are most at risk, and attacks will be costly

Feature ClaimsClaims Canada

Overloaded

October 16, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Trucking was already going through challenging times. The pandemic isn’t helping. How brokers can help clients navigate their way through the insurance marketplace

Feature CatastrophesClaimsClaims CanadaReinsurance

Storm System

October 15, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Several pressures on rate suggest reinsurance premiums will rise during the January 2021 renewal season. By how much? Reinsurance execs look into the crystal ball

Feature Professional Development

Mental health check

October 6, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Take care of yourself, so you can take care of your clients

Feature AssociationsBrokers

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

Feature EmploymentProfessional Development

‘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….