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Why these four P&C rating factors may be racially biased

April 5, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Four commonly used rating factors in personal lines insurance — credit-based insurance scores, geographic location, homeownership, and motor vehicle records — may be affected by racially biased policies and practices, a new research paper finds. Research by the Casualty Actuarial

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How Canada’s P&C industry feels about COVID safety in their offices

March 30, 2022 by David Gambrill

More than seven out of 10 Canadian P&C industry professionals feel protected from COVID in their new hybrid office arrangements, according to an online poll conducted this week by Canadian Underwriter. Over 650 P&C professionals answered CU‘s survey, including brokers,

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Canadian P&C industry’s financial results take a turn for the better

June 18, 2021 by David Gambrill

Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry reported a much sunnier financial picture in 2021 Q1 than it did during the same time last year, according to a recent quarterly report by the Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC). Financial

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Two things you need to explain to your clients

June 16, 2021 by David Gambrill

Risk and insurance professionals need to address two common client misunderstandings about how the property and casualty insurance industry works, a risk professional suggested to Canadian Underwriter Tuesday. First, clients may not fully understand the interconnectedness of the P&C industry,

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P&C industry’s Q3 results show signs of recovery

November 30, 2020 by David Gambrill

If the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry’s second quarter results — a financial temperature check at the height of the pandemic — looked a bit sickly this year, the third quarter results show signs of overall recovery, data from

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Return to the office: Acknowledging workers’ fear

May 5, 2020 by David Gambrill

As the P&C industry plans to return to the office safely while remaining socially distant, perhaps the greatest challenge lies in accommodating anxious, digitally-empowered employees and clients who aren’t yet ready to return to traditional workplaces while the pandemic is

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This is not a drill

May 1, 2020 By Canadian Underwriter Staff

Battle stations, everyone. This is not a drill. Repeat: This is not a drill. COVID-19 has infected the world, and P&C organizations are not immune to the impact of the novel coronavirus. But a proper, well-rehearsed business continuity plan can