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New data requirements will make cyber coverage mandatory

March 12, 2018 Heather Sanderson

Enacted by the European Parliament to simplify business rules for companies operating in the EU market and to strengthen the privacy rights of EU citizens, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect May 25, 2018. When it comes

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How Tech Will Change What You Do

March 11, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Improved data technologies will soon transform the insurance model, changing you from an insurance professional who underwrites and sells policies into a holistic risk advisor.

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Tipping point

March 7, 2018 Rick Orr Owner, Account Executive Orr Insurance Brokers Inc.

APIs liberate the broker channel from the inefficiencies caused by individual market solutions for data exchange.

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Running past the finish line

March 7, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

Dan Langer takes on CICMA presidency in retirement

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Fentany – What you need to know if you encounter it

March 7, 2018 Mike Wiebe, Partner & General Manager, Trauma Scene Bio Services

What is fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more toxic. When used legitimately, it is a Schedule II prescription drug and it is typically used to treat

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The Chaotic Universe of Cyber

March 5, 2018 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Cyber insurance has undergone its own version of ‘The Big Bang’ recently, with carriers now offering a bewildering array of options, definitions, endorsements, and exclusions–most of which defy standardization.

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Insurance implications of marijuana legalization

March 2, 2018 Jennifer Huneault and Jason Arcuri

With legalization of recreational marijuana use slated to take effect in Canada on July 1, 2018, challenge and change is on the horizon. But with change also comes great opportunity, not only for businesses and industries directly involved in the

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Putting the brakes on

March 1, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

The second in our two-part series looking at structural problems in Ontario’s and BC’s auto insurance systems.

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Some Assembly Required

February 27, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Auto lines across Canada are in dire need of repair right now. In a fairly benign year, with virtually no major catastrophe events, the Canadian property and casualty industry still came dangerously close to losing money, posting a relatively disappointing

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Gavan’s Global Perspective

February 21, 2018 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Huge gaps in earthquake coverage in eastern Canada, the impact of climate change on property damage, and harmonizing regulations across the globe are all top of mind for Karen Gavan, the former CEO of Waterloo, Ont.-based Economical Insurance. Perhaps best

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Why insurers will never build a ‘killer app’

February 16, 2018 Atul Vohra, Regional Managing Director, Solera Canada, India and Australia

Competition nowadays for a space on a consumer’s smartphone screen is fierce. We all hear stories of the so-called “killer apps” — they seem to be on everyone’s device, set record download numbers, and propel their creators to fame and,

Feature Legislation / Regulation

Hazards of Adjusting

February 14, 2018 Chris Ciasnocha, Senior Associate, Multidisciplinary Remediation; Joelle Reid, Associate Environment; and Jeff Reitsma, Practice Lead, Multidisciplinary Remediation, 30 Forensic Engineering

Discover an environmental hazard while adjusting a loss? You’d better report it.