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Ontario broker association suspends partnership with Aviva Canada

October 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) announced on Monday that it is formally suspending its sponsorship partnership with Aviva Canada “for the foreseeable future.” IBAO CEO Colin Simpson argued in a media release that “Aviva continues to leverage the

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Manitoba Public Insurance and RCMP partner to promote gravel road safety

August 28, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) has announced a partnership with the RCMP for a joint public awareness and enforcement campaign specific to gravel roads in the province. The campaign, which began in April and is continuing into the fall, aims to

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Gore Mutual launches cyber and data breach product for Canadian small businesses

June 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Gore Mutual Insurance Company has announced a cyber and data response product for Canadian small businesses as well as a partnership with a global home automation company to provide flood sensors to select commercial and personal customers. Gore Mutual announced

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Rogers Insurance Ltd. obtains minority shares purchase of Megson FitzPatrick Inc.

May 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Rogers Insurance Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it will obtain a minority shares purchase of Megson FitzPatrick Inc. The partnership between Calgary-based Rogers Insurance and Victoria, B.C.-based Megson FitzPatrick became effective May 5, Rogers Insurance said in a press release

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FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

April 25, 2017 Dee-Ann Durbin - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in the spring of last year that they would build

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New Brunswick brokers’ association suspends sponsorship partnership with Aviva

March 29, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The board of directors of the Insurance Brokers Association of New Brunswick has “voted to suspend a longstanding sponsorship partnership with Aviva Canada,” IBANB said in a release sent Wednesday. On Jan. 18, Aviva announced it is offering “team branded”

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Partnership creates “Canada’s largest Indigenous-owned insurance agency”

March 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

TIPI Insurance Partners and IMI Brokerage Company have announced a partnership to create “Canada’s largest Indigenous-owned insurance agency,” providing property insurance, pension plans and group benefits designed exclusively for Indigenous people. Announced late last week, the partnership roughly doubles TIPI’s

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Veniam, StarHub partner to create connected vehicle mesh network in Singapore, bolster Internet availability

November 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Tech company Veniam has signed its first-ever collaboration agreement in Asia with info-communications provider StarHub to create a connected vehicle mesh network in Singapore by transforming thousands of connected vehicles into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. Veniam’s aim “is to connect thousands

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Calgary-based InsureMy partners with U.K. telematics provider to distribute new driver program to Canadian drivers

November 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Calgary-based brokerage InsureMy Ltd. and United Kingdom-based telematics provider Trak Global Group announced on Wednesday a partnership through an exclusive licensing agreement enabling InsureMy to “distribute products from the Trak/Carrot [Insurance] brand to maximize distribution points throughout Canada.” Trak Global

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IBM and Majesco form five-year partnership to accelerate new global insurance services

October 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Technology company IBM announced on Monday a five-year partnership with Majesco – a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation – to jointly offer a new cognitive, cloud-based platform to help insurance carriers worldwide

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Partnership in road improvement projects leads to 24% reduction in severe crashes: ICBC

April 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s (ICBC) partnership in road improvement projects has led to a 24% reduction, on average, in severe crashes – those resulting in serious injuries and fatalities – and a 15% reduction in property damage only