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ICLR to host webinar on Canadian wildland fire interface maps

January 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) will be hosting its next Friday Forum webinar on Canadian wildland fire interface maps on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 am EST. The webinar, titled Canadian wildland fire interface maps: Tools

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Canadian insurers covering Fort McMurray property ‘learned a lot’ from 2011 Slave Lake wildfire: A.M. Best’s Silverthorn

November 10, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

The insured loss from the wildfire in May in Fort McMurray, Alta. will be “somewhere between” $3.6 billion and $4.6 billion, with European reinsurers covering nearly half of the loss, analysts from A.M. Best Company Inc. suggested Thursday. “The reinsurers

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Government of Alberta to review Fort McMurray wildfire response

June 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Alberta’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has reported that it is reviewing its response to the Fort McMurray wildfire, which is being held, but estimated to cover nearly 590,000 hectares as of Wednesday afternoon. The review will look at the

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2016 Canadian wildfire season has already “greatly surpassed” average hectares burned, even excluding Fort McMurray event, CIFF conference hears

May 26, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

The 2016 wildfire season in Canada has already greatly surpassed the average hectares burned in recent years, even excluding the massive Fort McMurray wildfire, attendees to the 2016 Canadian Insurance Financial Forum (CIFF) heard on Wednesday. Carolyn Rennie, managing director