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Lussier Dale Parizeau, Riverin Girard and Ouellet Fillion to merge

September 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An agreement has been reached to merge the operations of Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP) and Riverin Girard & Associés and Ouellet Fillion, a move expected to enhance customer service and bolster LDP’s presence in Quebec. The deal was announced jointly

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Doubts being raised over Quebec’s legislation regulating Airbnb-type rentals

September 19, 2016 Ross Marowits - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – Quebec is often held up as a model for other provinces to follow when it comes to regulating the growing home-sharing market, but doubts are being raised over whether recent provincial changes are having any impact. In April,

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Quebec taxi lobby furious with Uber deal; considering legal action, protests

September 9, 2016 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Quebec’s taxi lobby called the government’s nascent deal with Uber a betrayal and a humiliation, while Premier Philippe Couillard countered Thursday the one-year pilot project doesn’t pose a threat to the traditional cabbie industry. Taxi drivers blocked traffic

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Quebec farm income stabilization program not a contract of insurance: Supreme Court of Canada

August 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Quebec’s Farm Income Stabilization Insurance, which protects producers against market and production cost fluctuations, is not actually a contract of insurance under the province’s Civil Code, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. Canada’s highest court released July 29 two

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Posting vacation plans, pictures could put polled Quebecers’ home security at risk: Allstate Canada

July 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Informing everyone via social media just how great a vacation is or is going to be could be putting Canadians’ largest investments – their homes – at risk of breaches in home security, notes a new survey issued Monday by

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New law allows La Capitale Financial to apply to be regulated by Quebec

July 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The federal government recently passed a law allowing La Capitale Financial Security Insurance Company to apply to be regulated under the laws of Quebec. Bill S-1001 – which was signed into law June 17 – is “a private bill requested

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Quebec and Saskatchewan join forces for carbon capture and storage technologies

June 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Premiers of Quebec and Saskatchewan announced on Thursday that they have agreed to accelerate the development and deployment of technologies related to carbon capture and storage (CCS). Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard (above right) and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall (above

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Sovereign General Insurance Company Quebec Broker Event, June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Sovereign General held its Quebec Broker Event at the Terrasses Bonsecours in the Old Port of Montreal June 2nd, 2016. Guests relished the opportunity to exchange and connect while enjoying the breathtaking views of the St-Lawrence River and the