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Franchise Partners join together to build on best practices for CARSTAR
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CARSTAR launches Innovation Through Cultivation program

February 9, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

CARSTAR Automotive Canada Inc. launched its new Innovation Through Cultivation program on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the company’s corporate office, CARSTAR Vision Park. The program is designed to foster innovation and build on best practices currently in place at CARSTAR

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12 new industry event Photo Galleries: Catlin; Hughes Amys; MDD; Sothebys/XL; CARSTAR; SCOR; Polygon; Unica; TIC; Elliott; Site/Spills; Blouin Dunn LLP

February 2, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

12 new industry event galleries have been added to the Online Photo Gallery at and are featured in the JANUARY 2012 issue of Canadian Underwriter magazine: The recent additions to the Gallery include: CATLIN CANADA CHRISTMAS EVENT: DECEMBER

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Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Appoints Three to Claims, GTS Management

January 31, 2012 by Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

TORONTO (Jan. 31, 2012) – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. has appointed three highly experienced insurance professionals to lead several regional claims and Global Technical Services (GTSSM) operations in the country. Jules Giasson has assumed the position of branch manager

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January 30, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

The H.W. Kaufman Financial Group, parent company of wholesale broker and underwriting manager Burns & Wilcox, announced its purchase of Chesterfield Group, Ltd., a London-based insurance broker and underwriting organization with companies in the UK, USA, and Canada. The acquisition

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Making Flood Insurable for Canadian Homeowners – Live Webinar February 16, 2012, 10:00-11:00 A.M. EST (Eastern Standard Time)

January 27, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

At present, homeowners in Canada cannot purchase overland flood insurance and instead are left to rely on government provided financial assistance programs after flood events. However, insurance companies already have well-established methods for assessing and paying claims, which can result

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SGI CANADA and Policy Works Launch Portfolio Download

January 23, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

SGI CANADA and Policy Works Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of portfolio download. SGI CANADA brokers using the Policy Works Commercial Management System are now able to download all current business, such as new applications and renewals, through

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SPECS Limited Appoints New Ontario Regional Manager

January 20, 2012 by SPECS (Specialized Property Evaluation Control Services)

Edmonton, AB- January 17, 2012 – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Riddell as Ontario Regional Manager. In his new role, Dave will execute SPECS’s

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January 17, 2012 by Giffin Koerth Forensic Engineering & Science

Giffin Koerth is pleased to welcome Mel Gilkinson to the Electrical Group. Mel comes from the high voltage and industrial electrical industry and has over 30 years of experience.  His most recent role was with the Bruce Power Nuclear Facility

(Left to Right): Bernie Robertson (Knox Insurance Brokers), Peter Chirico (One Kids Place), Judy Sharpe (One Kids Place), Alanna Taylor (Raymond Assurance/Insurance Hero), Staci Brooks (Paul Davis Systems of North Bay) and Mike Clarke (Paul Davis Systems of North Bay).
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Paul Davis Systems of Northbay & Nipissing: Making an Impact in Their Community

January 16, 2012 by Paul Davis Systems

The Paul Davis Systems Canada network consists of over 58 franchises across Canada. Each servicing and participating in their local community. Paul Davis Systems of Northbay & Nipissing made an impact in there community, presenting a donation of $2,600. The Young Brokers Council

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Winmar Announces New Opening in Victoria, British Columbia

January 13, 2012 by WINMAR

LONDON, ON – January 12  2012 – Winmar Franchise Corp. in London ON is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location Winmar Victoria, British Columbia.  Winmar Victoria is located at 340 Mary St. Telephone is 250-386-6000. Owner Andrew Edwards

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Challenging the Status Quo by Offering Innovative and Strategic Insurance Products with a Competitive Advantage While Managing Clients Risk Exposures

January 11, 2012 by Canadian Underwriter magazine

National Brokers Insurance Services Inc., a Canadian, independent, privately held insurance brokerage, is getting a big business boost thanks to WEConnect Canada, a corporate-led organization that provides Canada’s premier certification program for women business owners. Joyce Usher-Mesiano, President is among

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January 10, 2012 by Rochon Engineering Inc.

eValuate Canada is pleased to announce the addition of Brent Pozzo CIP to its team of Building Consultants. Brent comes with a wealth of experience in the insurance industry both on the building damage appraisal side and on the adjusting