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Aviva Canada’s first-half experience in personal lines

August 16, 2023 by David Gambrill

Aviva Canada’s 2023 half-year results in personal lines are a mixed bag, with strong results on the personal property side, but the insurer is taking initiative to shore up its personal auto results. Overall, the company reported half-year growth of

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What’s behind Aviva Canada’s 2023 Q1 growth

June 12, 2023 by David Gambrill

Aviva Canada grew its overall property and casualty gross written premiums (GWP) by 9% in 2023 Q1, largely on the strength of rate increases, a benign catastrophe season, and despite the fact claims frequency is increasing to pre-pandemic levels. In

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Aviva reveals Number 1 risk facing Canadian businesses

May 3, 2023 by Jason Contant

Economic uncertainty remains the Number 1 risk facing Canadian businesses, according to Aviva Canada’s second annual Risk Insights Report. Based on a survey of nearly 1,500 Canadian business leaders, the report found one in three businesses stated they were “very

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Six to 10% of Canadian homes aren’t insurable for flooding, industry stats show

March 10, 2023 by David Gambrill

When it comes to Canadian homes being resilient against severe water damage wrought by climate change, a significant portion of them aren’t insurable for flooding, says Aviva Canada CEO Jason Storah. Storah was speaking to Canadian Underwriter about the company’s

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Where Aviva Canada’s 2022 results rank them in Canada’s P&C marketplace

March 9, 2023 by David Gambrill

Aviva Canada’s year-end 2022 P&C results have vaulted the company into second place in the Canadian market, the company’s CEO announced Thursday. “Aviva Canada delivered strong results for fiscal year 2022, achieving a combined operating ratio of 92.5% (90.7% in

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Meet Aviva Canada’s new CFO

November 21, 2022 by David Gambrill

Nav Dhillon will join Aviva Canada as Chief Financial Officer, starting December 2022. “I’m delighted to welcome Nav into Aviva’s executive leadership team,” Aviva Canada CEO Jason Storah said in an announcement. “Nav brings with him a broad range of experience in

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Aviva Canada adds transformation strategists to its board

November 4, 2022 by David Gambrill

Aviva Canada has appointed key strategists in digital and company transformation, Monika Federau and Bill Bloom, to its board. “We are pleased to welcome Monika and Bill to the Aviva Canada board as we continue to invest in digital and

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Aviva exec to lead Insurance Institute’s board

October 27, 2022 by Jason Contant

Aviva Canada CEO Jason Storah has been elected chairman of the board of governors of the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC). Storah, who is based in Toronto, was elected following IIC’s 69th annual general meeting, held on Oct. 25 in

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How carriers can save money — and the environment — through claims

October 12, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

A new claims solution may help carriers save costs during the claims process while also saving the environment. Through the new EcoClaims pilot program — which diverts waste from landfills by recycling flooring and drywall during the claims and restoration

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Where Aviva thinks insurers are feeling inflation’s impact most acutely

August 10, 2022 by David Gambrill

Inflation is wreaking havoc in all major lines of P&C insurance, but its effects seem to be most acute in auto insurance, particularly auto physical damage, reports Aviva Canada CEO Jason Storah. “The most acute impact we’ve seen so far

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Aviva’s Project Bumper: Car repairers lose challenge to FSRA’s cease and desist order

August 5, 2022 by David Gambrill

Correction and Clarification Notice: The following article has been updated to correct errors contained in the originally published version of this story. First and foremost, FSCO’s proposed cease and desist order was not in effect at the time the Wardas

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2 risks keeping these business leaders up at night

July 12, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Québec businesses are more likely to prioritize business interruption and environmental risks than their counterparts in the rest of the country, according to a new report by Aviva.  However, both Québec and the rest of Canada are equally keen on