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Aviva reveals Top 5 risks facing Canadian businesses

March 10, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Public health events proved to be the top threat across the board for Canadian businesses in 2021 – and most businesses plan to review their insurance policies in the next year, new research shows.   Cybersecurity incidents, the health and mental well-being

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A primer on business planning for the ‘new normal’ after COVID

January 8, 2021 by David Gambrill

As the arrival of vaccines in Canada promise to put an end to the pandemic, insurers and brokers now face the same task as their commercial clients: Creating a business plan for the ‘new normal,’ after the threat of COVID-19

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Q&A: Business Continuity in the Digital Age

June 2, 2020 by David Gambrill

Many insurance professionals in the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry are taking a long-term view of the global novel coronavirus pandemic, seeing a world beyond the point at which a vaccine is developed and the virus no longer presents

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Industry panelists to discuss business continuity in the age of COVID-19

April 17, 2020 by David Gambrill

Canadian Underwriter will host a free webinar exploring how brokers’ business continuity plans have responded and will continue to respond during the unfolding drama of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Scheduled for 1 pm EST on Wednesday, Apr. 22, the panel

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The impact of COVID-19 on independent adjusters

March 18, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

As most Canadians are being asked to leave home only when necessary, how will the property and casualty industry deal with a large catastrophe, such as a major wind storm, while still taking precautions to reduce the risk of COVID-19

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Businesses need to ask how quickly stolen equipment can be replaced: Northbridge

February 8, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Theft of equipment is one risk business owners should think about when planning for business continuity, Northbridge Insurance advised recently. “Crime can take many forms and affect businesses in different ways,” Toronto-based Northbridge noted in a blog post, titled Business