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Executive Outlook 2020 | John Taylor, OMIA

December 18, 2019 Canadian Underwriter

John Taylor, President, CEO, Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA)   This year, we have not only a new year to think about, but a brand-new decade. The start of the last decade was a much different place: the financial world


Executive Outlook 2020 | Nick Creatura, CNA Canada

December 17, 2019 Canadian Underwriter

Nick Creatura, President, CEO, CNA Canada Within commercial insurance, 2020 is expected to herald a continuation of the current transitional market as industry participants seek out a new equilibrium. Shifts in carrier appetites, more intentional deployment of capacity, and increased


The mirage of high returns

December 10, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

It could be decades before insurers make decent returns on their investments. Why Canadians pay higher premiums when interest rates are low…

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Do you know where your data is going?

December 9, 2019 Roisein Hutchinson, Senior Associate, Walker Sorensen LLP

So, you want to work with insurtechs. A guide to how your contracts should handle the sharing of private consumer information between you….

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Putting smart cars to the test

December 8, 2019 Tom Flynn and Mike Yang, MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists

Driver-assistance technologies are designed to help motorists, but how do they assist auto liability insurers?

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Turning off the taps

December 7, 2019 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Global insurers are starting to withdraw from providing insurance coverage to the oil sands, which accounts for about two-thirds of Canadian oil production. What this means for your clients in the oil and gas sector…

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Deception Detection

December 6, 2019 Dan McKenzie, Principal Solution Architect, Financial Crimes, SAS

Technology should enhance your anti-fraud strategy, not replace it. Here’s why…

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Market outlook

December 6, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Canadian Underwriter fearlessly predicts the end of the hard market

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Soaring above the pile

December 5, 2019 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

Does it become an ethical issue when claims workloads start to pile too high?

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Chain of Command

December 4, 2019 By Emily Atkins, Freelance Writer

TD Insurance now owns several auto repair centres, yet another example of an insurer buying into the supply chain

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The same, but different

December 3, 2019 Adam Malik, Managing Editor

Hard market conditions will likely stay the same in 2020, but brokers will not. Here’s how you can expect brokers to change over the next year…

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Flooded with new exposure

December 2, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Laura Twidle, managing director at Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ), adds a new twist on why the P&C industry is inundated with flood claims. Hint: It’s not just climate change