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No public-private flood coverage model a ‘lift and shift directly to Canada:’ Aviva Canada reinsurance VP

April 28, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Britain’s Flood Re program provides an “analogy for Canada” in insuring high-risk flood zones, while more research is needed to fully understand the economic impact of climate change, speakers suggested at Insurance Bureau of Canada’s recent Financial Affairs Symposium. Balz

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April 1, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

What was it about Lola? Girls will be boys; boys will be girls? All good. For Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry, as surely is the case elsewhere, it is a mixed up, muddled up, shook up world as well.

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Aviva reports combined ratio of 94.6% in Canada in 2016

March 13, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva plc announced a 0.8-point increase in its combined ratio in Canada while operating profit was up 16%. London-based Aviva released March 9 its preliminary results for 2016. General insurance net premiums written, worldwide, increased 15%, from £7.177 billion in

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Fairfax-Allied World deal among the ‘most noteworthy’ of recent insurance M&A announcements: Willis Re

January 3, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The merger agreement between Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG – announced Dec. 18 – reflects “the view that the new U.S. government may provide a more favorable corporate tax environment” and demonstrates “that scale

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Northbridge Insurance covering ridesharing service in Waterloo, Ontario area

December 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Northbridge General Insurance Corporation is writing an auto policy for RideCo, which provides what RideCo calls “personalized, express transit service” in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario area, Northbridge Insurance announced Thursday. “The Northbridge Insurance policy is issued to RideCo, with both RideCo,

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Insurers that carry out a significant acquisition outperform their peers, with the strongest outperformance in North America: study

December 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance firms that carry out a significant acquisition outperform their peers, with the strongest outperformance seen in North America, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific, according to a new study. Based on analysis from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and the University