Canadian Underwriter



Making peace with insurtechs

February 1, 2019 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Once hyped as a potential dogfight, the anticipated competition between the insurance industry
and insurtechs has turned out to be a
cozy affair. How did that happen?

Feature Legislation / Regulation

Control of the Wheel

January 16, 2019 By Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

In Ontario, where about half the country’s auto premium is written, politicians say they want to work with the industry to bring down auto rates. But on the issue of auto reform, the province and the industry are not always steering in the same direction to reach the ultimate destination – lower auto rates for consumers


Insurance to the Rescue

January 15, 2019 Danielle Kubes

Winning ways to guide your clients through the worst day of their lives

Feature Legal

Ratepayer Bias

January 15, 2019 Annette Uetrecht-Bain, Partner, McCague Borlack LLP

Are jurors in auto insurance trials “biased” because they pay insurance premiums?

Feature RiskTechnology

Fiscal Responsibility

January 7, 2019 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Asset managers don’t want hackers attempting to impersonate them. Here’s a golden opportunity to minimize their exposure


Ahead of the Pack

January 5, 2019 Jason Contant, Online Editor

What makes for a stellar workplace? Four insurers reveal key insights into developing happy and motivated workers


Reinsurance Protectionism

January 4, 2019 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Will OSFI proposals take the “global” out of global reinsurance?


Going Mobile

January 3, 2019 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Patti Kernaghan, president and CEO of Kernaghan Adjusters, tells Canadian Underwriter why the time is now for a harmonized adjuster’s licence across Canada.


Taming the Flaming Cats

January 1, 2019 Brooke Smith

The biggest lessons from catastrophes such as Fort McMurray, and how to apply them in the future


How to protect small business

December 6, 2018 by Neal Jardine, Senior General Adjuster, Cyber Practice Leader, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Developing a cyber response plan is critical for SMEs


Landing Top Producers

December 4, 2018 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Where do you find top-flight commercial brokers when the pool of highly-qualified talent is shallow?


Richly Deserved

December 3, 2018 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Is your brokerage looking to build a performance-based compensation plan? Chances are, you are not alone. In Canadian Underwriter’s 2018 National Broker Survey, more than 250 broker owners and principals shared their views on the effectiveness of four types of