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414 articles for Aug 2007


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What’s New: In Brief (September 07, 2007)

September 7, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) has reported registering more than 300 senior executives from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Bermuda for its inaugural conference in 2007.The conference will be held from Sept. 30-Oct 2

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What’s New: In Brief (September 06, 2007)

September 6, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) is calling on people in the industry to dust off their poodle skirts for its first fundraising event in the Golden Horseshoe on Sept. 27, 2007.Tie up your saddle shoes, bring out the pomade

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What’s New: In Brief (September 04, 2007)

September 4, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

XL Insurance, the global insurance operations of XL Capital Ltd., announced the increase of its underwriting capacity for construction projects, boosting its available capacity from $40 million to $100 million per project, according to a release. Like many industries, the

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Views (September 01, 2007)

September 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Hounourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond recently held their annual Blue Goose Volleyball Classic with proceeds going to the 2008 Grand Nest Convention Fund. According to Blue Goose Ontario’s social director Dora Coemtzis, “Overlooking the Toronto harbour

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Alberta’s 2007 auto mandatory premiums remain at 2006 levels

July 27, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Automobile Insurance Rate Board (AIRB) has decided to maintain premiums for mandatory auto insurance in Alberta at 2006 levels, based on the results of its annual insurance rate review.“Alberta consumers continue to have access to fair and affordable auto

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What’s New: In Brief (July 26, 2007)

July 26, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade is holding its first fundraising event in the Golden Horseshoe on Sept. 27, 2007.Dust off your poodle skirts, bring out the pomade and become a Rebel Without a Cause against cancer. The Accidental Benefits will

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What’s New: In Brief (July 09, 2007)

July 9, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Craig Duncan has been appointed manager of Crawford’s newly created Regional Claims Centre in Ontario.Reporting to Greg Smith, vice president, national programs, Duncan will work with the Regional Claim Centre project team in establishing Crawfords first location in Mississauga, Ontario.The

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TSR downgrades 2007 storm forecast

July 6, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) has downgraded the hurricane forecast from 55% above-norm in June to 40% above-norm in July. According to a Benfield news release, the reason for the reduction is that the trade wind speed over the tropical

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July 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Property Casualty Underwriters Club (PCUC) held their May luncheon in Toronto at The Metropolitan Hotel, where more than 80 participants enjoyed a panel of speakers discussing ‘The Changing Face of Canadian Reinsurance’. PCUC president Kami Singh, introduced the panel’s

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What’s New: In Brief (June 29, 2007)

June 29, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

AXA is making available a comprehensive portfolio of customized art insurance products and related services to meet the growing demands of individual art collectors, museums, galleries, corporations, galleries, trusts, travelling exhibitions and artists in the Canadian marketplace. AXA will be

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What’s New: In Brief (June 28, 2007)

June 28, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Simmlands Insurance Brokers Ltd. is joining forces with Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) to present the 2007 Canadian PGA Womens Championship Pro-Am on July 30 at the Ladies Golf Club of Toronto.This inaugural event will provide a fun-filled day

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What’s New: In Brief (June 06, 2007)

June 6, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Loyalist Insurance Group Limited (TSX: LOY) has announced that the trading in common shares of the company on the TSX Venture Exchange is scheduled to resume on June 7, 2007. Cease trade orders issued by the Ontario, Alberta and