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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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Need exists to embrace all tools, including social media, to enhance emergency management and response

June 8, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Social media can serve as an important tool in a scattergun approach that helps the public to be better informed, further engaged and more prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster, suggests Melanie Irons, PhD, psychology lecturer with

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IBAO president anticipates ‘bright future for brokers who are willing to change’

March 29, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

The insurance industry may not be known for technological innovation, but there is a future for brokers who are willing to change, speakers said Tuesday during the annual general meeting of the Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region. “The only thing

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March 1, 2016 Debbra Macdonald, President; and Jason Mandlowitz,Chief Executive Officer and Vice President, Administration, 3C Investigations Inc./ International Multi-Cultural Background Information Services

There is a need for enhanced international, multicultural information services as part of current efforts by those in the property and casualty insurance industry to combat fraud. Casting a wider net on what information is collected and considered may be one way to address what looks to be a growing problem.