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414 articles for Aug 2007


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What’s New: In Brief (May 24, 2007)

May 24, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Rose Adams has been appointed to branch manager of Crawford & Companys (Canada) Medicine Hat branch effective June 18, 2007. Rose has made a tremendous contribution to the company since joining us, Walter Waugh, vice president of operations for Prairies,

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What’s New: In Brief (May 10, 2007)

May 10, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has issued a statement warning BC drivers to prepare and beware of flooding. According to BCs Ministry of Environment, warmer temperatures and snowmelt combined with high volume precipitation could increase the risk of

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Views (May 01, 2007)

May 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Georgian Bay Chapter of the Insurance Institute of Ontario celebrated its 30th anniversary in Barrie, Ontario with a ’70s theme night. The chapter was formed on Apr. 20, 1977, at an inaugural meeting in Barrie. Members immediately set about

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What’s New: In Brief (April 20, 2007)

April 20, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadian Western Trust (CWT), the parent company of Canadian Direct Insurance Incorporated, is celebrating its 20th anniversary, with the last decade marking a tenfold growth and $3.6 billion total. It is truly gratifying to have earned the recognition and confidence

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On the Scene (April 02, 2007)

April 1, 2007 by

Rob Seal has been appointed to the position of president and CEO of Cunningham Lindsey Canada Limited (CLC). Seal has held many adjusting and management positions during his 20-year career with CLC, most recently as president of Canadian operations. “His

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Views (March 01, 2007)

March 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The 22nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (CIAA), held Sept. 6 at The Pillar and Post Inn, Niagara- on-the-Lake, Ontario, saw the 2006-07 national executive elected. *** CIAA’s 2006 traditional “passing of the hat” president Craig Walker

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What’s New: In Brief (February 23, 2007)

February 23, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Woodhouse Contracting Ltd. has joined a strategic partnership with Edenvale Restoration, uniting two of the largest independent companies in the Canadian disaster restoration industry.Edenvale, with headquarters in Abbotsford, B.C., operates in the British Columbia Lower Mainland with operation branches in

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What’s New: In Brief (January 31, 2007)

January 31, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Anthony Clark Insurance Brokers Ltd. has announced the purchase of the customer accounts of Universal Insurance Brokers Ltd., a Calgary-based general insurance broker. Anthony Clark purchased the customers accounts for $468,000. The purchase price was financed with cash and seller

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TSR warns of heavy 2007 hurricane season WICC launches “Change for Change” Challenge

January 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

A return to stormy hurricane activity in 2007 will likely follow the below-average 2006 hurricane season, according to climate forecaster Tropical Storm Risk (TSR). TSR says a 76% likelihood exists that U.S. land-falling hurricane activity in 2007 will fall within

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Views (January 01, 2007)

January 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Odyssey Re staff and guests congregated at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on Oct. 26. to meet with former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Darryl Sittler. After hearing Sittler speak, guests went home with autographed pictures of themselves standing

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TSR predicts 2007 hurricane season will be much worse than 2006

December 7, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

A return to high hurricane activity in 2007 will likely follow the below-average 2006 hurricane season, according to climate forecaster Tropical Storm Risk (TSR).TSR says a 76% likelihood exists that U.S. land-falling hurricane activity in 2007 will fall among the

Bruce Langille and Charles Parker, 2007 RIMS Canada Conference Co-chairs
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Halifax conference 2007

November 1, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

Tragedy is no stranger to the shores of Halifax, Nova Scotia: historically, thearea has been fraught with disasters — from the Titanic and Swiss Air, to the Halifax Explosion. But tragedy is only as severe as the response allows it