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How can you improve cybersecurity? Hire more women

December 9, 2022 Camelia Radu and Nadia Smaili

By Camelia Radu, Associate Professor in Accounting, Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM) and Nadia Smaili, Professor in Accounting (forensic accounting), Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM). This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source

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Why risk managers are feeling a sense of urgency

September 29, 2022 by Jason Contant

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the business and risk landscape dramatically over the past couple of years and created a sense of urgency to spread risk knowledge and education, the new CEO of RIMS said in an interview with Canadian

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Commercial insureds favour supply chain certainty over higher costs of goods

September 14, 2022 by David Gambrill

Commercial clients of the Canadian P&C industry are pragmatically accepting higher costs of goods to achieve more certainty around product and service delivery, one P&C industry executive observed. It’s a pragmatic response to a volatile world featuring war, a looming

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Canada could have its own Fyre Festival fiasco if it doesn’t amp up event regulations

August 25, 2022 Sean Spence

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. In the spring of 2017, the public spectacle over the now

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What Navacord’s 15th deal of the year brought into the fold

July 26, 2022 by Jason Contant

Navacord Corp. has completed its 15th M&A deal of the year, this one involving a large commercial brokerage known for its risk management expertise with automotive dealerships. Navacord’s latest partnership is with Ottawa-based Binks Insurance Brokers Limited. Founded in 1918,

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2 risks keeping these business leaders up at night

July 12, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Québec businesses are more likely to prioritize business interruption and environmental risks than their counterparts in the rest of the country, according to a new report by Aviva.  However, both Québec and the rest of Canada are equally keen on

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Three charges laid for 2019 spill from Newfoundland’s Hibernia offshore oil platform

July 6, 2022 The Canadian Press

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil regulator is laying charges in connection with a 2019 oil spill in the Hibernia field, which sits about 315 kilometres off the coast of St. John’s. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore

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What the regulator’s focus on digital risk means for you

June 27, 2022 by David Gambrill

Expect Canada’s solvency regulator to become more active in overseeing the P&C industry’s digital risks. “Insurers have become more digital with changes in business models and service delivery,” OSFI superintendent Peter Routledge said in prepared remarks to insurers attending the

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P&C industry fastening its seatbelt for risk of global recession

June 20, 2022 by David Gambrill

Fresh from emerging from a global pandemic, Canada’s P&C insurance industry is turning its mind toward the next item on its global risks list – the threat of an economic recession. Global economic recession topped the list of potential 2023

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How your large business clients can manage cyber risks they can’t see

June 14, 2022 by David Gambrill

In the wake of lifting of pandemic restrictions, digital transformation is becoming so extensive that organizations are having trouble getting a handle on their broadening cyber exposures. “As organizations grow and incorporate digital and cloud transformation into the fabric of

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Paid How to help your clients mitigate cyber risk in 90 minutes: Victor Canada

June 9, 2022 VICTOR CANADA

Introducing Victor Canada’s new cyber assessment and consultation, a complimentary offering for Victor Errors & Omissions and Technology policyholders. An increase in the frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks has left many brokers wondering how best to help their clients manage

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How better risk controls have helped Canada’s P&C industry thrive

May 26, 2022 Philip Porado

Over the past 20 years, a transition from traditional risk management approaches to enterprise risk management (ERM) helped Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry post stronger performance and financial health, compared with many other industries. A recent Insurance Institute study