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New Sovereign General Toronto Headquarters open house, February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Sovereign General Insurance Company hosted clients, brokers and business partners at a February 23 Open House in its new Toronto headquarters. The bright, modern space is housed in a recently constructed, LEED Platinum-certified office tower conveniently nestled between the

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Winmar Better Late Than Never Christmas Party, February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Winmar’s annual Better Late Than Never Christmas Party (held February 9) did triple duty by thanking the firm’s Greater Toronto Area customers, raising funds for the Salvation Army and giving everyone the chance to catch the game at the host

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Ontario Independent Adjusters Association Professional Development and Claims Conference, January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

When Ontario Independent Adjusters Association (OIAA) leaders conceived their annual Professional Development and Claims Conference 25 years ago, they never could have dreamed that “Game of Drones” and “Uber and Marijuana” would be seminars offered in the event’s silver anniversary

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Blouin Dunn LLP and -30- Forensic Engineering’s Big Mingle, January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

It’s called The Big Mingle for good reason. On January 30, one of the insurance industry’s most anticipated annual events again packed       several hundred partygoers into the stylish Fifth Social Club in downtown Toronto. Co-hosts Blouin Dunn LLP and -30-

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Joint Conference Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) and Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA), Ontario chapters, January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Leadership development was the focus of the 50th Annual Joint Conference of the Ontario chapters of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) and Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA), held January 30 in Toronto. HR expert Giselle Kovary delivered a


Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF), January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The annual Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) was held January 27 at the Universal Event Space in Vaughan, Ontario. Repairers, insurers and suppliers representing the insurance claims and collision repair industries gathered for information sessions and a trade show. Hot


Insurance Institute of Ontario, 118th Annual Convocation & Awards Night, January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Institute of Ontario held its 118th Annual Convocation & Awards Night January 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Institute president Tom Reikman served as emcee. Jean-François Blais, chair of the Insurance Institute of Canada, addressed 200 General


Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region, monthly luncheon, January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region held its monthly luncheon January 25 at Le Parc in Markham, Ontario. The guest speaker at the January Luncheon was Jean-François Blais, president of Intact Insurance. During his talk, 2017: Priorities in a Challenging Environment,

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Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto Winter Social, January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Whether they were young or slightly more experienced, attendees of the Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto’s annual Winter Social had a great chance to mingle and celebrate their industry’s youthful vibrancy at the Duke of Westminster tavern on January 18.


McCague Borlack LLP 22nd Annual “Christmas in January” party, January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

With 250-plus in attendance, McCague Borlack LLP hosted its 22nd Annual “Christmas in January” party on January 17 at Roy Thomson Hall in downtown Toronto. McCague Borlack LLP, the Ontario affiliate firm of Canadian Litigation Counsel (CLC), welcomed members of


ORIMS (Ontario Chapter of RIMS) Christmas Luncheon, December 8, 2016

December 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

ORIMS (Ontario Chapter of RIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on December 8, 2016 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. With record attendance of more than 800 guests, ORIMS continued with the spirit of giving by raising funds for The


FirstOnSite Restoration Customer Appreciation Night, November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

FirstOnSite Restoration held a Customer Appreciation Night at Grace O’Malley’s in downtown Toronto on November 29. Brokers, insurers, adjusters, engineers, property managers and commercial end-users were among those to gather for a chance to show appreciation for their support throughout