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MPI employees’ strike: Where it stands

September 28, 2023 by Jason Contant

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) and the Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU) remain at an impasse following a five-week-long labour strike and four days of conciliator-led discussions.  MPI presented what it said was its “significantly enhanced” final offer to

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MPI employees’ job action: What it means for brokers

August 29, 2023 by David Gambrill

Manitoba brokers are reporting no issues thus far servicing their auto insurance clients, as the Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) workers’ job action enters its second day. “We at IBAM [Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba] hope for a speedy resolution that’s

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Is it business as usual for brokers post-pandemic?

June 14, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Although public health indicators have seemingly stabilized and provinces are doing away with COVID-19 restrictions, clients aren’t all rushing to change their policies mid-stream, say brokers.  In fact, many clients seem to be sticking to the policy changes they made

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Dave Schioler, CEO of Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba, to step down in April 2018

April 15, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba (IBAM) announced on Thursday that CEO Dave Schioler will be stepping down effective April 11, 2018. Noting that he still has much to do at IBAM during what will now be a transition year,

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Tara Chammartin of La Salle Insurance & Travel Services recipient of 2016 Dale Rempel Award of Excellence

October 4, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Tara Chammartin of La Salle Insurance & Travel Services in Manitoba was named the recipient of the 2016 Dale Rempel Award of Excellence at the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada’s (IBAC) President’s Banquet on Saturday. The award, which recognizes excellence