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Winmar grand re-opening

July 31, 2011 by

Winmar celebrated the grand re-opening of its Oakville/Mississauga office in a new location. MPP Kevin Flynn, Mayor Rob Burton, Cathy Duddeck, regional and town councillor, Pam Damoff, town councilor, John Sawyer, president of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, Wendy Rinella,

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Facing the Flood

May 31, 2011 Laura Kupcis

Manitoba is currently bracing against the threat of flooding. That threat continues to be reduced in part due to flood prevention methods the province has established. The increase in water-related claims also brings the issue of overland flooding to the forefront.

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Clarified

May 31, 2011 Don McGarvey and Anthony Espejo

The Alberta Court Clarifies Limitation Date for Declatory Judgment

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Building Defects

May 31, 2011 Stephen Blaney and John McGlone

Claims for moisture penetration in new buildings continues to rise

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Drinking Water Flows Again

May 31, 2011 Karen Schmidt

Homemade explosive renders drinking water unsafe for consumption

Feature Claims CanadaLegal

No-Fault

May 31, 2011 Barbara L. Devlin and Gregory S. Pun

Deduction of No-Fault (Part 7) Benefits from Motor Vehicle Accident Damages Awards in British Columbia

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On The Scene

May 31, 2011 by

Regional Spotlight: Ontario Regional president: Richard Swierczynski, AZ Claims Services Inc., president, phone: 905-825-0027, fax: 905-825-5543First vice president and chair of sick & vigil committee: Teresa Mitchell; Crawford Global Technical Services, senior adjuster, phone: 705-728-5597, fax: 705-728-2167Treasurer and chair of

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The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose International Scotch Nosing

May 31, 2011 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose International, Ontario Pond held its 11th annual Scotch Nosing on Apr. 27 at the One King West Hotel & Residence. The evening started with cocktails in The Vault, followed by dinner in the

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RIMS 2011 Annual Conference & Exhibition

May 31, 2011 by

Vancouver was host to the RIMS 2011 Annual Conference & Exhibition May 1–5. The risk and insurance industry community took advantage of the exceptional beauty of the city and surroundings to hold and attend numerous receptions, special events, dinners and

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F4 tornado in downtown Toronto would cause $4 billion in losses

May 31, 2011 by

If an F4 tornado – which packs wind speeds of between 333 km-h and 418 km-h – ripped through downtown Toronto, it could potentially cause up to $4 billion in losses, said Matthew Nielsen, senior product marketing manager of natural

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WICC Ontario annual gala dinner

May 31, 2011 by

WICC Ontario held its 15th annual gala dinner, ICONIC, on Apr. 13, 2011 at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. WICC dinner co-chairs and evening emcees Michael Butler and Marian Adamson introduced WICC co-chairs Carolyn Horan and Jean Faulkner

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Ontario Divisional Court sets aside FSCO director delegate ruling in Pastore

May 31, 2011 by

The Ontario Divisional Court ruled in Aviva v. Pastore that the determination of a Class 4 (marked) or Class 5 (extreme) psychological impairment under subsection (g) cannot include consideration for pain associated with physical injuries. The decision reverses a Financial