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3 ways Canadian insurers can prepare for political risk

April 2, 2024 by David Gambrill

Canada is not immune to social divisions resulting in damage caused by political protests, and insurance companies can do three things to prepare for political risk, says a new report published by the Insurance Institute of Canada. First, insurance companies

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Staying on the right side of Quebec’s language law, Bill 96

March 7, 2024 David Gambrill

Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry is advised to establish a policy and train employees to comply with Bill 96, Quebec’s French language law, which calls for all policy contracts with clients in the province to be done in French

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Insurers should ensure consumers are ‘better able to understand’ home insurance policies: CCIR

August 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

In a paper released Wednesday, Canada’s insurance regulators’ association suggests that insurers need to better educate consumers so they can understand the terms – including limitations, exclusions and deductibles – of their property insurance contracts, while sharing aggregated property risk

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Specialist Lloyd’s broker now providing regional Canadian brokers with direct access to London liability insurance market

June 29, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Servca, the independent international specialist Lloyd’s broker, announced on Thursday that is has expanded its global footprint into Canada. Servca now provides regional Canadian brokers with direct access to Lloyd’s of London specialist products, schemes and carriers, “catering for non-standard