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Aviva Canada, Pembridge Insurance offer personal coverage for ridesharing drivers in Alberta

July 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada and Pembridge Insurance have become the latest insurance companies to offer personal coverage for ridesharing drivers in Alberta. On Tuesday, the government of Alberta announced a new insurance policy for transportation network companies (TNCs) licensed in the province.

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Aviva Canada launches Pitch Day event; Aviva Ventures investing $180 million over five years in disruptive, high potential digital startups

June 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada announced on Monday that it will host its first-ever Pitch Day event in Toronto on Oct. 11. Aviva Canada said in a press release that Aviva Ventures is investing $180 million over the next five years in “disruptive,

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Aviva Canada announces the Aviva Community Fund is back for eighth year

June 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

For the eighth consecutive year, Aviva Canada has put a call out to organizations looking to make a positive difference with this year’s launch of the $1 million Aviva Community Fund (ACF). As part of the fund, the insurer will

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Optimum General offers overland water damage coverage for residences in Ontario and B.C.

June 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Montreal-based Optimum General Inc. announced on Friday that is has launched a residential policy endorsement in Ontario and British Columbia which now covers overland water damages. Optimum General said in a press release that the endorsement, which was launched on

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An estimated 90% of homes in Fort McMurray, Alta. neighbourhood lost in wildfire

May 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An estimated 90% of the homes in the Waterways neighbourhood of Fort McMurray, Alta. have been lost as a major wildfire continues to sweep through the town. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo said in a media briefing on Wednesday

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Aviva Canada develops insurance product for Quebec ridesharing programs – if province allows them

May 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada announced on Wednesday that it has developed an “affordable and convenient insurance product that would bridge the insurance gap in Quebec,” if the provincial government decides to allow ridesharing programs. Aviva Canada, a provider of home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle

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Aviva Canada, ICLR team up for free emergency preparedness mobile app

April 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva Canada has partnered with the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) for the creation of a free emergency preparedness mobile app. The free Plan & Protect app, announced on Tuesday, can be downloaded to mobile devices, where users will