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Sharing economy an opportunity for insurers, government should focus on objectives: OMIA speaker

April 1, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Regulators would do well to resist taking a “whack-a-mole” approach to the sharing economy – something that could result in a $20 billion market in Canada within the next decade – and, instead, consider their ultimate objectives, Sunil Johal, policy

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Over-regulation of “driverless” vehicles could stifle industry, say advocates

March 30, 2016 Terry Pedwell - THE CANADIAN PRESS

KANATA, Ont. – Driverless cars, trucks and buses are going to cause a major economic headache, and the federal government needs to be ready, say advocates for the country’s high tech and automotive sectors. But Ottawa also needs to tread

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Uber launches campaign to gather public support ahead of Ottawa city vote

March 30, 2016 The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – Uber Canada is launching a campaign to gain public support as Ottawa city council prepares for a vote on ride-booking services on April 13. The company has been operating in Ottawa since October 2014 and says it wants

Philomena Comerford, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP
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In Plain Sight

March 11, 2016 Philomena Comerford, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP

When changes in technology trigger changes in human behaviour, the societal implications can be far-reaching. The well-publicized and popular Uber app that matches UberX drivers with paying passengers has been launched in several Canadian municipalities, causing headaches for insurers, brokers,