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Crossing the line in the battle against cancer

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance broker and vice president of Toronto-based KRG Insurance Group Eileen Greene recently fulfilled a prophesy and raised more than $10,000 in donations for the Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC). Her cause was motivated by her mother. Last year

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BELAIRdirect goes online

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

BELAIRdirect, a division of ING Canada, has raised the stakes in direct insurance by going to the Internet as a means of distribution. The direct writer launched its online car insurance quotation system in December. The first of its kind

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Do virtual insurers dream of electric premiums?

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

Tomorrow’s insurers may become virtual companies that interact electronically with customers, while driving down costs and improving speed to market, a leading business futurist predicted at the opening of the U.S. Insurance Services Office Inc.’s (ISO) InsTech98 Conference. Dr. Bill

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GA & Vector strike pact

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

Listed broker-network Vector Intermediaries Inc. has struck a deal with General Accident Group (GA) which could cure the network’s cash woes. The deal, which could inject up to $35 million into Vector’s coffers, includes a $20 million loan facility made

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CBUS targets $250 million premium outflow

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

Toronto-based Cross Border Underwriting Services Inc (CBUS), a subsidiary of the listed KRG Insurance Group, notched up half a million in premium dollars in its first year of operation. A specialist wholesale brokerage operator, CBUS was created a year ago

Robert Gow senior vice president Canadian Operations, Lindsey Morden Claims Services Limited, presents the 1998 Colin MacKay Memorial Scholarship to Cynthia Attwood of Mississauga, Ontario. Administered by the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario, this scholarship is available to students whose parent(s) or guardian is employed by the insurance industry, and who are enrolled in first year studies at college, university or schools of higher learning. The Lindsey Morden scholarship is available in all provinces and territories except Quebec.
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News (January 01, 1999)

January 1, 1999 by Canadian Underwriter

To celebrate their acquisition of P.D. Brunt & Company Ltd., adjusters Sobel Adamsons Clements Ltd. recently held a one-day workshop, at Toronto’s The Albany Club, hosted by law enforcement consultant Glenn Foster. A former homicide detective and author of “How