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Anya Sri-Skanda-Rajah, Managing Director, GC Analytics, Canada Flood Model Strategic Lead, Guy Carpenter & Company
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Drought to Deluge

June 1, 2015 Anya Sri-Skanda-Rajah, Managing Director, GC Analytics, Canada Flood Model Strategic Lead, Guy Carpenter & Company

Both data and technology are having an impact on the development of flood insurance products. With recent breakthroughs that advance the ability to perform stochastic modelling, more insurers appear open to writing flood insurance, a move that could help shrink the coverage gap for homeowners.

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May 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

CANADIAN MARKET Zurich Canada launches drone insurance package Zurich Canada has launched a new drone insurance product that it maintains “closes an important coverage gap” for companies already making use of drones. Developed in partnership with Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers Limited

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April 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

CANADIAN MARKET Quebec brokerage sector a model: Study Quebec’s brokerage industry is the driving model for damage insurance, notes a new study, sponsored by BMO Bank of Montreal. The Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Québec commissioned Raymond Chabot

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March 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

CANADIAN MARKET Intact acquires Canadian Direct Insurance for $197 million Intact Financial Corporation (IFC) is expanding its direct operations in Western Canada with the recently announced acquisition of Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. (CDI). IFC reports that it has entered into

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February 1, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

TECHNOLOGY  Potential economic benefit of driverless cars $65 billion annually Automated vehicles (AVs) – or self-driving cars – could be on Canadian roads between 2020 and 2025, with the economic benefits being more than $65 billion annually, reports the Conference