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Letter to the editor: Best Terms — the buyer’s point of view

February 26, 2021 by BC Risk & Insurance Manager’s Association

To the Editor, We would like to respond to your editorial titled “Regulators, leave subscription policies alone,” dated Dec. 7, 2020. It is true that these are turbulent times in the insurance market, and that insurers have been experiencing losses

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Deal or No Deal?

December 16, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Intact makes a splash with its intention to buy not only RSA Canada, but its parent company in Europe

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Editorial: Regulators, leave subscription policies alone

December 7, 2020 by David Gambrill

When it comes to regulating “Best Terms Pricing” in Canada, Canadians, politicians and insurance regulators be forewarned: Be careful what you wish for. Banning the practice in a hard commercial lines market could wind up making things worse for consumers,

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The Way Forward

July 14, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

I remember the day everything changed. It was two days after the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus to be a global pandemic. On that Friday, Canadian Underwriter prepared for what has turned out to be a three-month stint

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Editor’s Note: Underwriting for the next pandemic

June 5, 2020 by David Gambrill

The social and economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020 is truly horrifying, saddening, and staggering. Many of us have lost loved ones, or know people who are out of work because of the potentially lethal virus moving

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CU Editorial: A survival guide for the next Recession

May 11, 2020 by David Gambrill

The novel coronavirus has seemingly put all businesses in Canada, including the P&C industry, in a long-term holding pattern that that is likely to last until a vaccine is available. That could be anywhere from one to two years, according

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The biggest one

May 5, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

How the industry will survive a global pandemic

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Sound and Fury

March 7, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Who will decide the epic battle going on in B.C. over public v. private auto?

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Time to regulate insurtechs

February 4, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

A short time ago, insurers feared insurtechs would disrupt the property and casualty industry.

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New Year’s resolutions

January 10, 2020 by David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

What the P&C industry promises to itself and Canadians over the next year