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Feature Technology

Hitting the Target

March 9, 2020 Robyn Croll, VP, Goose Digital

How data, strategy and technology can help you drive growth from your existing cutomer base during a hard market

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LGBTQ: More than just letters

March 8, 2020 Dexter Morse, Director, International Air Transport Association

Discrimination persists in workplaces against the LGBTQ community. Being more welcoming can boost your competitive positioning

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Sound and Fury

March 7, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Who will decide the epic battle going on in B.C. over public v. private auto?

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Big Moves – Leadership change at BMS vendor

March 5, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Pat Durepos is leaving Keal Technology, the broker management system vendor he sold to Vertafore

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Snowed Under

March 3, 2020 Naomi Grosman

Canada gets a lot of snow. So why is it so difficult to find snowplow insurance in this country?

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The future of cyber

March 2, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Nathan Rose, a senior underwriter with Burns & Wilcox, shares how emerging trends in cyber will lead to untapped business opportunities.

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Condo Coverage Crisis

March 1, 2020 Jeff Buckstein

How market pressures and climate issues are combining to reduce the availability of insurance to condo corporations


Which business line has taken the biggest hit?

February 25, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

How would you characterize the hardening commercial market right now? We put the question to Scott Treasure, CEO of Edmonton-based Treasures Insurance and Risk Management Inc., a founding partner of the Excel Insurance Group. – As told to Greg Meckbach


How brokers feel about BMS provider M&A

February 16, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Brokers witnessed a number of significant tech vendor acquistions last year. We asked brokers what they thought about it, and here’s what they told us


Overseas working conditions: Is your client on the hook?

February 8, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Corporate clients who get their goods from jurisdictions with inadequate protection for workers’ rights could end up being named as defendants

Feature Appointments

Big Moves – MGA CEO joins Brown & Brown

February 6, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Mark Woodall, CEO of Special Risk Insurance Managers, joins the leadership team of Brown & Brown, a Florida-based brokerage

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Driving connectivity

February 6, 2020 Steve Whitelaw, Vice President, Industry Relations, Applied Systems

Brokers looking to achieve better connectivity with their insurer partners should focus on two core areas of their business