Canadian Underwriter

Segment
Underwriting


Feature Claims CanadaLegal

Alberta Insurance Act Changes

January 31, 2012 Delores Thorbourne

A number of changes to the Insurance Act and related regulations in Alberta coming into effect July 2012, which will impact the handling of claims. Some of these changes are: changes to the limitation periods, notice of retainer by plaintiff’s

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

ARC Group Canada RIMS Canada Conference reception

November 30, 2011 by

ARC Group Canada hosted a reception at the RIMS Canada Conference in Ottawa at The Blue Cactus Bar and Grill on Sept. 19. The event included entertainment and a networking opportunity.

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

FirstOnSite meet and greet

November 30, 2011 by

FirstOnSite Restoration’s commercial team hosted a Meet & Greet reception at the Ottawa RIMS Canada Conference on Sept. 20 at Luxe Bistro Restaurant in the ByWard Market area.

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

CSN Collision & Glass annual conference

November 30, 2011 by

CSN Collision & Glass hosted the network’s 9th annual conference from Sept. 22 to 24, 2011. CSN members, insurance partners and vendors joined together at The Westin Ottawa for the three-day business conference to gain insight into today’s collision repair

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

National Insurance Conference of Canada

November 30, 2011 by

Delegates of the 2011 National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) held in Vancouver, BC enjoyed the opportunity to share refreshment and conversation during the opening night of the conference. The conference raised more than $21,000 through donations made in lieu

Feature Claims Canada

Quebec P&C insurers list top risks related to severe weather and climate change

November 30, 2011 by

Severe weather and climate change can call insurers’ pricing assumptions into question, create work overloads in response to large claims events and potentially lead insurers to cut back on offering certain forms of coverage, according to a survey conducted by

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

ARC Group Canada annual seminar

November 30, 2011 by

The ARC Group Canada held its 2011 Annual Seminar and Cocktail Reception on Oct. 27, 2011 at the St. Andrews Club & Conference Centre. The afternoon began with an educational component, where speakers discussed litigation and privacy challenges in the

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial Lines

Game Changers: Environment and Economy

November 30, 2011 Rowan Saunders

Bad weather and economic pressures will force insurance change

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

Blouin Dunn open house

November 30, 2011 by

On Nov. 3, 2011 Blouin Dunn LLP hosted an Open House to showcase their new office at 199 Bay Street in Toronto. More than 150 attended and enjoyed great food, drinks, music and a fabulous view of the Toronto Harbour,

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

The Threat of Punitive Damages Revisited

November 30, 2011 Lauren Bloom

Insurance fraud is an intentional act on the part of an insured, designed to gain an undeserved benefit. It can be opportunistic or premeditated. Claims professionals walk a proverbial tightrope when navigating suspicious claims. The high risk nature of fraud

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

Honourable Order of the Blue Goose martini night

November 30, 2011 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose held a martini night on Oct. 27, 2011. The Shuck Em & Shake Em evening, held at the C Lounge in Toronto, provided a wonderful venue for guests to mix and mingle over

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

On The Scene

November 30, 2011 by

Every year Plant Hope Adjusters honours the Top CIP recipient in New Brunswick with the Brain D. Taylor Professional Award. In this photo Luc Aucoin of Plant Hope presents Kristina Scott, CIP of The Co-operators, Moncton, NB, with the 2011