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414 articles for Aug 2007

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On the Scene (August 02, 2007)

August 1, 2007 by

PPG Canada Inc. has announced a shuffle within its automotive refinish group, with five staff members receiving new appointments. The appointments include: Lee Smith, current director of Refinish Canada, has been promoted to director of strategic growth and acquisition for


Moves (August 01, 2007)

August 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Paris Re (formerly AXA Re) celebrated the launch of its new brand name and new banner during a special evening held in the heart of Old Montreal on Apr. 26, 2007. Hans Peter Gerhardt, CEO of Paris Re Holdings, and

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Judge reverses Pennsylvania woman’s manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition switch problem

August 27, 2015 Joe Mandak - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PITTSBURGH – A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus and utility pole, killing her passenger boyfriend. LaKisha Ward-Green, 25,

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Caught in the Vortex

July 1, 2014 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Two separate tornadoes that touched down in southern Ontario this June are not expected to trigger reinsurance. And although the “jury is still out” on whether or not twisters are becoming more intense, the economic losses from convective storms are clearly on the rise.

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Moves & Views (August 01, 2010)

August 1, 2010 by Canadian Underwriter

1 Two new Ontario Bar Association (OBA) executives are insurance law specialists. Lee Akazaki, the OBA’s new president, is a lawyer at Gilbertson, Davis, Emerson in Toronto. He specializes in personal injury, property damage, coverage disputes, commercial law, professional responsibility

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On The Scene (August 01, 2010)

July 31, 2010 by

Derek Ballard joined Blouin, Dunn LLP as of Jun. 15, 2010. Ballard obtained his law degree at the University of Manitoba in 2002 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2003. Since his call, he has practiced in many

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What’s New: In Brief (August 19, 2009)

August 19, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

Philip Howell has been appointed the CEO and superintendent of financial services for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO).FSCO regulates the province’s insurance industry.Howell most recently served as the deputy minister of economic development for the Ontario government. He

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What’s New: In Brief (August 04, 2009)

August 4, 2009 by Canadian Underwriter

The number of cars stolen in Quebec is decreasing, but the number of thefts of articles taken from inside cars is increasing, reports Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).More than 31,000 vehicles were reported stolen in Quebec in 2008, marking a

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Property Loss Update (August 01, 2009)

July 31, 2009 Glenn Gibson

As a loss adjuster, you do not have a second chance to do things right. Your performance on every file you handle has the potential to end up in a court of law. To stay out of trouble and deliver

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What’s New: In Brief (August 27, 2008)

August 27, 2008 by Canadian Underwriter

A.M. Best Co. has left unchanged its financial strength rating of B++ (Good) for the Hermitage Insurance Group and its lead member, Hermitage Insurance Company (Hermitage) (White Plains, NY), following the announcement that CastlePoint Holdings, LTD (Bermuda) [NASDAQ: CPHL] has

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What’s New: In Brief (August 15, 2008)

August 15, 2008 by Canadian Underwriter

Neil Morrison has been appointed as CEO of Hub Ontario in addition to his current role as CEO of HKMB Hub International Limited. The promotion is effective Oct. 1. Dennis Pauls, who is currently the CEO of Hub Ontario, will

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What’s New: In Brief (August 01, 2008)

August 1, 2008 by Canadian Underwriter

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC)’s 2008 Q2 profit increased 372%, to US$1.1 billion, compared to US$240 million over the same period last year.“Our second-quarter results reflect a 25% increase in adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations, highlighted by 2% organic