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Bracing for Change

October 2, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Attendees of the 42nd Annual RIMS Canada Conference had the opportunity to learn about the most pressing (and persistent) risk management issues facing professionals, their partners and the industry itself. Common to all, though, is a need to get educated and be flexible for what may unfold in future.

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Resilience should be a goal of all organizations

September 12, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

CALGARY — Darius Delon, chair of the RIMS Canada Council, had a very simple message for those attending the annual conference in Calgary Monday: every organization can be hit by disaster, so every organization needs to be resilient. Scenario brainstorming,

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Alberta storm event in late June cost an estimated $70 million in insured property damage: PCS Canada

July 25, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A storm event with flooding, hail and wind from June 28 to June 30 in Alberta has cost an estimated $70,440,000 in insured property damage, according to a catastrophe bulletin from Property Claim Services (PCS) Canada. According to the bulletin,

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Alberta invests in flood and drought resiliency projects

July 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The province of Alberta is investing nearly $1 million in flood and drought resiliency projects in Calgary and other communities to help protect against the effects of severe weather. Twelve organizations in southern Alberta “and other vulnerable communities across the

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Intact Service Centre opens in Ottawa, two more planned for Toronto and Montreal

July 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Intact Financial Corporation (IFC) announced on Monday that the second Intact Service Centre has opened in Canada, this time in Ottawa. The first service centre opened in Calgary this February. With the launch of the new Intact Service Centre, Intact

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Feet on the Ground

March 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich

Janet Stein and Phil Corbeil, are co-chairs for the RIMS Canada Conference in Calgary, Alberta