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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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Big Moves: Can-Sure founder resurfaces in B.C.’s MGA market

May 4, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

P&C veteran Jeff Hart heads up Vailo Insurance Services Ltd., a recently-launched managing general agency

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Narrowing your focus

May 3, 2020 by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf

In a hard market dominated by large players, small and mid-sized commercial brokerages face an existential choice: Specialize — or risk extinction.

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Where to find growth

May 2, 2020 by Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Dave Partington, appointed in December as CEO of Gallagher Global Brokerage — Canada, explains how firming market conditions bring new opportunities for commercial brokers.

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Canada now in a recession: C.D. Howe council

May 1, 2020 by THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council says Canada has entered a recession due to the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a report released Friday, the council said the economy peaked in February before the

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The opportunity insurers are missing as COVID-19 cancels events

April 24, 2020 by Jason Contant

As large sporting and entertainment events get cancelled across Canada and the world as a result of COVID-19, the insurance implications affect not only event organizers themselves, but also promotional partners, licensees and businesses involved in merchandising. While event organizers

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Why it matters that insurance is declared to be an “essential service”

March 24, 2020 by Adam Malik

The insurance industry will continue to operate as an essential service after Quebec and Ontario issued orders for many companies to close their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And that’s a relief for consumers, brokers and insurers, say industry

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Why insurers are training in design thinking 

March 20, 2020 by Jason Contant, Online Editor

Canadian P&C professionals have approached Cookhouse Labs, an industry innovation hub, to help with staff training. Cookhouse co-founder Sven Roehl (pictured here) and Ibeth Ramos, Cookhouse’s program manager and innovation coach, explain why.
– As told to Jason Contant

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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

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Guess which brokers are in the running for Entrepreneur of the Year

July 26, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

The leaders of one of Atlantic Canada’s largest brokerages are finalists in EY Canada’s Entrepreneur Of The Year award program. Gina McFetridge and Michael Stack, president and CEO respectively of Archway Insurance, are among the finalists announced July 18 by