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One cheap way for cities to reduce basement flood risk

June 11, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation is encouraging Canadian municipalities to follow the example of Nova Scotia municipalities that are distributing basement flood prevention tips to property owners with their tax bill. Starting Friday June 12, both the town and

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Military reports ‘shocking’ conditions in Ontario nursing homes

May 27, 2020 by Colin Perkel- THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – A new report from the military helping battle COVID-19 in five long-term care facilities in Ontario has revealed extreme neglect and exposed the extent of the ugly conditions facing residents, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to offer help

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Meet the restauranteur who’s taking the industry to court over pandemic BI coverage

April 14, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Believe it or not, some commercial clients expect business interruption insurance to cover loss of income if the business gets interrupted, even if the cause of the interruption is a pandemic. Regina restaurant owner Thomas Siarkos is one such client.

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Afterburn

April 8, 2020 by Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Home insurers in Quebec may be on the hook for major fire losses on their property policies in the aftermath of an earthquake

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Losing faith

April 7, 2020 by Harmon C. Hayden, founder, Harmon Hayden Law

A defendant insurer admits coverage, so why did the court say its actions showed bad faith?

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Mind the gap

April 4, 2020 by Emily Atkins, Freelance Writer

Is cyber coverage keeping up with the type, frequency and severity of attacks?

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The enemy within

October 12, 2019 by Dr. Dexter Morse, Director, Insurance & Risk Management, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Rogue employees may be plotting ways to cause damage to your clients’ business. How to advise your clients on managing the risk

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Top of the Heap

October 7, 2019 by Kris Rzesnoski, Vice President, Business Development, Encircle

Looking to work with impartial contractors? Why insurers are  increasingly turning to Registered Third Party Evaluators

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Trial by Fire

October 6, 2019 by Glenn Gibson, Joe Toscano & David E. Bridges

What to think about when selecting the right expert for fire and explosion cases 

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Owning the Supply Chain

October 6, 2019 by Emily Atkins, Freelance Writer

How the P&C industry is reacting to the Intact-On Side Restoration deal, which breaks new ground in Canada

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Intact loses court battle over voiding auto policy for misrepresentation

September 26, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

If an Ontario auto insurer discovers a client made a material misrepresentation or non-disclosure in its application, could the insurer treat the policy as invalid to begin with? Not now. Or at least, not if the fact situation is the

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Extensive fire damage to 29-unit PEI apartment building

July 18, 2019 by THE CANADIAN PRESS

CHARLOTTETOWN – A pre-dawn fire has extensively damaged a three-storey apartment building in downtown Charlottetown displacing more than 50 people. The Canadian Red Cross says most of the tenants in the 29-unit complex on 10 Harley Street are seniors. The