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What risk managers can learn from Supreme Court ruling in favour of Canada Post

January 8, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

How should risk managers handle situations where their workers could encounter hazards off site? A recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favour of Canada Post could provide some guidance, a lawyer suggested Tuesday to Canadian Underwriter. “It is now

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How brokers should prepare for Canada Post strike

October 17, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Brokers need to prepare scripts in case their staff get a flood of phone calls from clients asking how they plan to work without mail service, the Centre for Study of Insurance Operations advises. “Mail service may be interrupted indefinitely,”

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How a Canada Post interruption could play out

October 15, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

The federal government will probably consider legislating Canada Post employees back to work if they go on strike or are locked out, a labour lawyer told Canadian Underwriter Monday. “I think it’s likely that the Liberals will consider” back-to-work legislation,

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How Canada Post disruption could help the insurance industry

October 11, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

The threat of a work stoppage at Canada Post may lead to a positive outcome in a back-handed way, by potentially raising awareness among regulators and consumers about the value of electronic documents, an Insurance Bureau of Canada official suggests.

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Massive storm continues slow march east after paralyzing Maritimes

February 14, 2017 Alison Auld and Michael MacDonald - THE CANADIAN PRESS

HALIFAX – Parts of Atlantic Canada remained under a blizzard warning Tuesday after a massive storm descended on the region, dumping a thick blanket of snow and unleashing howling winds before marching off to Newfoundland. Environment Canada issued the warnings