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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

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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

Feature EmploymentInsurance

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

Feature Legal

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?

Feature AppointmentsEmployment

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?

Feature RiskTechnology

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

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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

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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