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Why construction exclusion did not apply to this building under renovation

May 13, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Ontario’s Divisional Court will not hear an appeal from Intact of an earlier court finding that a building renovation does not necessarily trigger an “under-construction” exclusion. In Tataryn v. Axa Insurance Canada, released Jan. 9, 2020, Ontario Superior Court Justice

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AXA XL brings in new Canadian country manager

December 16, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Renato Rodrigues is AXA XL’s new country manager for Canada, the Paris-based insurer announced Wednesday. Rodrigues (pictured), who previously led AXA XL’s Latin American insurance business, will be moving to Toronto from Sao Paulo, Brazil, once the COVID-19 restrictions enable

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Accidental damage insurance provider ‘forced to bypass insurers,’ plans 2018 Canada launch: Executive Forum speaker

August 31, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

A firm once described by its co-founder as being “on the lunatic fringe” of the insurtech market plans to provide, in Canada, insurance covering consumer items for accidental damage, loss and theft starting next year. Trov Inc., which is currently

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Big increase in U.K. start-ups, but insurance coverage lacking for many small businesses

August 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A new survey out of the U.K. shows that self-employment is racing forward, but moves by small businesses to ensure they have insurance in place to address whatever risks may arise is lagging far behind. A wider spectrum of small