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This is not a drill

May 1, 2020 by By Canadian Underwriter Staff

Battle stations, everyone. This is not a drill. Repeat: This is not a drill. COVID-19 has infected the world, and P&C organizations are not immune to the impact of the novel coronavirus. But a proper, well-rehearsed business continuity plan can

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This is not a drill

May 1, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter Staff: Jason Contant, Greg Meckbach, Adam Malik and David Gambrill

Since mid-March, Canada’s P&C industry has been working from home and social distancing to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. What have we learned so far that will help us prepare for the next pandemic?

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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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3rd Top Story of 2020: 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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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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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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Washing away Z-codes

October 10, 2019 by Monica Hanna, Business Solutions Delivery Lead, CSIO

Carriers have made significant strides in ridding their systems of nefarious Z-codes. Here’s an update on their mop-up operations….

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New president, chief operating officer for Lussier Dale Parizeau

August 22, 2019 by Jason Contant

Quebec brokerage Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP) has announced the appointment of Michel Laurin as president and chief operating officer, effective Sept. 9. Laurin has held executive positions and worked with major companies in the insurance and financial services sectors for