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414 articles for Aug 2007


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Moves (December 01, 2007)

December 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Gore Mutual Insurance Company hosted a reception on Oct. 26 to celebrate the efforts of local charities. The Gore Mutual Foundation proudly donated more than Cdn$100,000 to the following charities: United Way of Cambridge & North Dumfries, KidsAbility Foundation, Cambridge

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Canadian insurers’ income to drop Cdn$1billion between 2006 and 2007

December 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Pricing and claims trends in Canada’s property and casualty industry over the past year suggest Canadian insurers will see a Cdn$1 billion drop in net income between 2006 and 2007, according to KPMG senior manager Blair Manktelow. Speaking at KPMG’s

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Sunday

November 30, 2007 by

Conference attendees caught a taste of some hearty and warm Maritime hospitality at Sunday evening’s ‘East Coast Clipper Welcome’ sponsored by Allianz Global Risks and Integro Insurance Brokers. •

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Canadian P&C insurers’ profits predicted to fall Cdn$1 billion between 2006 and 2007

November 22, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Pricing and claims trends in Canadas property and casualty industry over the past year suggest Canadian insurers will see a Cdn$1-billion drop in net income between 2006 and 2007, according to KPMG senior manager Blair Manktelow.Speaking at KPMGs 16th annual

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What’s New: In Brief (November 05, 2007)

November 5, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Just one month after the Ontario government introduced a tough new, anti-street-racing law, more than 1,000 motorists have been charged under the act, the Metro newspaper in Toronto has reported.The new law introduces harsh penalties such as license suspension or

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Views (November 01, 2007)

November 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

More than 130 delegates attended A.M. Best Company’s inaugural Review & Preview Conference–Canadian Update in September. Hosted at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, the conference featured interactive discussions with prominent leaders in the Canadian market, as well as A.M.

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What’s New: In Brief (October 22, 2007)

October 22, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Neil Crone, actor, comic, cancer survivor and national cancer spokesperson, will provide his perspective on life, health and the power of laughter at the Nov. 7 WICC Ontario breakfast at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. The breakfast coincides with Take

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What’s New: In Brief (October 18, 2007)

October 18, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Darrell Blenus has been appointed president of Insurance Premium Financing. The appointment became effective in August 2007, the board of directors announced. Blenus was previously the vice president of sales and marketing. The company has also launched an upgraded commercial

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Moves (October 01, 2007)

October 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Claude Dussault is retiring from his post as president and CEO of effective Jan. 1, 2008. He will become chairman of the company after being elected by the ING Canada board. “Claude has been the main architect of our growth

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On the Scene (October 01, 2007)

September 30, 2007 by

Fred Plant assumed the role of president of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association during the President’s Dinner at the association’s annual general meeting and conference in Winnipeg, Man. Miles Barber, immediate past-president, passed the presidential hat, noting Plant would bring

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What’s New: In Brief (September 24, 2007)

September 24, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Ten new drivers in Saskatchewan have received Cdn$1,000 after completing the Graduated Drivers Licensing program without any traffic convictions, suspensions or at-fault collisions.SGI is pleased to reward safe driving habits among our provinces new drivers, Phyllis Glowatsky, SGIs Manager of

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What’s New: In Brief (September 12, 2007)

September 12, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

In the wake of the tropical storm Chantal, which hit Newfoundland and Labrador at the beginning of August causing an estimated Cdn$5.8 million in insured damages, insures are showing the commitment to policyholders, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada.