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Surex Direct launches simplified quote process for tenant’s, condo insurance

August 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Surex Direct has announced the availability of a new tenant’s and condo insurance quote process designed to make things faster and more simple for users. The customer-facing quote process allows users to know “exactly what their best policy price is

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Beyond Chitchat

August 1, 2016 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

A long-standing and friendly relationship between a broker and client is always welcome. But busy schedules, brief chats and assumptions should never take the place of a comprehensive review of a client’s risk come renewal time. This sort of annual review is necessary to meet a broker’s professional obligations to the client, insurer and insurance industry as a whole.

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Pen Underwriting Canada’s e-traded D&O solution offers brokers fast quote-to-cover capability

July 22, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Pen Underwriting Canada’s newly launched e-trading platform allows brokers to quote and issue a policy within five minutes that provides directors and officers a broad range of D&O coverage to suit the fast-evolving risks and liabilities they face. Calling the

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Maritime brokers group welcomes MacDougall’s Insurance as newest member

June 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Independent Insurance Brokers Inc.’s (IIBI) newest member is MacDougall’s Insurance, a family-operated insurance brokerage that has operated in Cape Breton since 1930, a move that extends IIBI’s reach to Cape Breton Island for the first time. Formed in 2000

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Sovereign General Insurance Company Quebec Broker Event, June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Sovereign General held its Quebec Broker Event at the Terrasses Bonsecours in the Old Port of Montreal June 2nd, 2016. Guests relished the opportunity to exchange and connect while enjoying the breathtaking views of the St-Lawrence River and the

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Cyber insurance process becoming more rigorous for certain industry sectors, cyber risk conference hears

April 4, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

The process to obtain cyber insurance may be more rigorous than it has been just a few years ago, even if it is a renewal, a speaker suggested last week at the 2016 International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) in


Channel Surfing

April 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

The look of the property and casualty insurance chain in Canada, as elsewhere, is undergoing an extreme makeover. Once well-defined channels, each with its specific task for helping to distribute products, are being transformed. To some customers, where they get insurance is not as important as when and how quickly. Do channels still matter? Is it all about the customer experience now? And what does this all mean for brokers?