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On the Scene: IBAA Annual Convention, May 6-9, 2018

August 16, 2018 by Ian Portsmouth

Beautiful Banff was again the setting for the Annual Convention of the Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA), held May 6-9, 2018. Canadian Underwriter was the exclusive national media sponsor of the event, which kicked off with a golf tournament

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Inaugural IBABC Awards, Vancouver, May 31, 2018

June 20, 2018 Canadian Underwriter

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, IBABC held its annual conference gala on May 31, 2018. Nearly 1,100 people attended the event at Vancouver’s BC Place stadium. In recognition of the work done by IBABC-member insurance brokers over past decades

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Canadian Broker Network’s annual President’s Dinner

April 2, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter staff

The members of the Canadian Broker Network welcomed 15 insurance chief executives to their annual President’s Dinner on February 28 at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum.  “It’s impressive to see that every year all the Insurer CEOs never miss this function,” said Louis


Managing a Cyber Loss Seminar, Feb. 15, 2018

March 21, 2018 Canadian Underwriter

What’s the right way for companies to handle cyber malfeasance, especially when word of a breach gets into the media’s hands? It’s a simple question with a complicated answer, but anyone attending the CybX: Managing a Cyber Loss seminar left

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SCOR Canada Beaujolais Nouveau Reception, November 16, 2017

November 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

SCOR Canada Reinsurance Company hosted its annual Beaujolais Nouveau Reception on November 16 at Toronto’s elegant Stratus restaurant. The reinsurer treated its customers and business partners to selections from the 2017 vintage of the French varietal, which is traditionally released


Professional Liability Underwriting #PLUSConnex, November 16, 2017

November 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Canada chapter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) hosted #PLUSConnex on November 16. The special networking event assembled 25 senior leaders from the brokering, underwriting and claims segments of Canadian insurance, and made them available to current and

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Insurance Institute Convocation, November, 2017

November 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

November saw the annual Convocation ceremonies of chapters of the Insurance Institute. In cities across the country, insurance professionals gathered to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of the industry’s newest graduates from such programs as the Chartered Insurance

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WICC Ontario Learning Breakfast for Cancer, November 7, 2017

November 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The 20th annual WICC Ontario Learning Breakfast for Cancer took place November 7 at Toronto’s historic Fairmont Royal York. Attended by more than 400 insurance professionals, the event featured a moving keynote by Dr. Michael Taylor, pediatric neuro-oncologist at the

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InsurTechTO, November 6, 2017

November 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Try to distill all of the lessons and insights imparted by speakers at the inaugural InsurTechTO conference into a single prescription, and you might get this: Technological change is everywhere in the insurance industry, and you’d better do way, way

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RIMS Canada 2017 Community Celebration, September 24, 2017

September 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

RIMS Canada 2017 launched on September 24th with its Community Celebration. As the name suggests, it was a buoyant gathering of hundreds of risk and insurance professionals at Toronto’s Steam Whistle Brewery, located in a former repair shop of the

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Risk and Insurance Management Society Canada Conference, September 24-27, 2017

September 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre was the official venue of RIMS Canada 2017, the 44th edition of the Risk and Insurance Management Society’s annual conference. From September 24th to the 27th, hundreds of risk managers and other industry professionals from

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Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA) Annual General Meeting, September 7-10, 2017

September 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The smoke of nearby forest fires did nothing to slow the action at the 33rd Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA), held Sept. 7-10 in Kelowna, B.C. In a little more than three days,