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Vancouver planning additional measures to combat damage, costs associated with sea level rise

October 31, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

“Sitting on the sidelines is not an option while climate change threatens our future,” Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson emphasized last week in announcing the city’s next moves to prepare for sea level rise over the next century. “The massive costs

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Barely passable grade on flood preparedness demands immediate action: report

October 31, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

All 10 Canadian provinces and Yukon are not making the grade when it comes to flood preparedness, signalling the need for change, including not allowing municipalities to override provincial or territorial direction on development in flood-prone areas, argues a new

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Insurance industry must work to reduce protection gap, burden on governments

October 25, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The insurance industry needs to capitalize on its unique risk understanding to reduce the financial burden on governments in light of “the daunting scale of the protection gap,” Nick Frankland, CEO of EMEA operations for Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC,

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Change in exposure driving widening gap between insured, economic losses following disaster events

September 14, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

CALGARY – A dramatic loss scenario around disaster events is developing globally, contributing to a widening gap between insured and economic losses, Alex Kaplan, senior vice president of global partnerships for Swiss Re, suggested earlier this week during the RIMS

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Resilience should be a goal of all organizations

September 12, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

CALGARY — Darius Delon, chair of the RIMS Canada Council, had a very simple message for those attending the annual conference in Calgary Monday: every organization can be hit by disaster, so every organization needs to be resilient. Scenario brainstorming,

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U.S. forum urges need for disaster-exposed communities to be more resilient: A.M. Best

June 27, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Industry players focused on resilience experts are facing a big, but unfortunately familiar, challenge: making people aware of the critical need to ensure they are prepared for natural disasters in the event they occur. That is, at least in part,

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Getting Personal

June 1, 2016 Mazdak Moini, Vice President, Commercial Lines and Reinsurance, Aviva Canada

Building a strong foundation for resilient communities demands the participation of stakeholders ranging from the insurance industry to government and the public. Can technology be used to bolster public buy-in and educate individuals about the role they play in making communities more resilient?

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$39 billion worth of private property at risk, in San Francisco, from 1-metre extreme tide and 1.68-metre rise in sea level: RMS

May 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

In a possible but unlikely scenario of sea level rise, 1,160 private properties in San Francisco with a total exposure value of $20 billion, could be at risk in 84 years if no resilience measures are put in place, according

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UN, World Bank Group and insurance industry join forces for formation of Insurance Development Forum

April 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the global insurance industry on Monday announced the formation of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF), which occurred at a high level meeting in Washington, DC, last week. The IDF has

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Canada in better position than most to close protection gap, collaboration key: Scotti

April 6, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

“Canada is in a better position than many other countries to actually close its protection gap,” Veronica Scotti, president and CEO of Swiss Re Canada, said Wednesday during Swiss Re’s Canadian Insurance Outlook in downtown Toronto. “Sometimes it takes an

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IBC, Tesera Systems announce transfer agreement for bureau’s Municipal Risk Assessment Tool

March 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has announced the intellectual property rights for its municipal risk assessment tool (MRAT) – a made-in-Canada solution to help communities be more resilient and adaptable to climate change – is being transferred to Tesera Systems

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C42016 – CatIQ’s Canadian Catastrophe Conference

September 23, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

Dates February 1-2 2016 City Toronto, Ontario, Canada Location Toronto Region Board of Trade Contact Name Carolyn Rennie Local Phone 416-368-0777 Fax 416-368-7454 Email Carolyn.Rennie@catiq.com Website www.catiq.com/c4 Topics Catastrophes, Risk Management, Resilience, Climate Change, Adaptation Main Body Bringing Together Industry,