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Feature Technology

Sending out an SMS

February 4, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Your clients likely have cellphones and use them to text. What’s stopping brokers from communicating with clients using the technology they want?

Feature Legislation / RegulationTechnology

Time to regulate insurtechs

February 4, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

A short time ago, insurers feared insurtechs would disrupt the property and casualty industry.

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Technology Outlook 2020

February 3, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

What major technology trends do you foresee in the property and casualty insurance industry in 2020? What new technologies will be on the brokers’ radar? We put these questions to a number of tech experts; their responses will inform your strategic thinking about tech.

Feature RiskTechnology

How to sell cyber

February 2, 2020 Jason Contant, Online Editor

James Burns, cyber product leader with CFC Underwriting, shares his insights on what the industry needs to do to sell more cyber insurance policies. cu | How do successful brokers sell cyber insurance? They make cyber products relevant to the

Feature Technology

Who do you trust?

February 1, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

A client’s personal information is gold to the P&C industry, which relies on data collection and analysis to make a profit. A report on how brokers and insurers are working together to safeguard the industry’s hot new currency — data.

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Big Moves – Former head of State Farm Canada retires

January 20, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Barbara Bellissimo helped lead State Farm Canada through the transition after it was bought by Desjardins Group

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Electronic claims triage

January 15, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Trying to figure out which claim is best-suited to which adjuster? Now technology can do that for you

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High water mark

January 14, 2020 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Property risk from erosion and waves on the Great Lakes is on the rise because of record-high surface elevations

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New Year’s resolutions

January 10, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

What the P&C industry promises to itself and Canadians over the next year

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Unfinished business

January 5, 2020 By Kevin Shipley, Partner, XCG Consulting Limited

Why a winter construction fire should give underwriters pause before covering the risk of unfinished buildings

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There goes the neighbourhood

January 4, 2020 Sarah Cunningham-Scharf, Freelance Writer

How governments and the industry should broach the delicate topic of expropriation in areas at high risk of flood damage

Feature Commercial LinesRisk

Captive Audience

January 3, 2020 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Thanks to emerging industries and threats, captives have once again taken centre stage as a popular form of alternative risk transfer