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How Canada’s P&C professionals feel about working from home

January 19, 2021 by David Gambrill

Most Canadian P&C insurance industry professionals would like to see more hybrid, flexible working arrangements once the health threat of the global COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. “I’m not really keen to go back to five days a week [in the

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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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Canada’s cybersecurity agency warns of online threats that exploit COVID-19 fears

November 19, 2020 Jim Bronskill - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – A federal agency that monitors brewing online threats warns of fraudsters dangling COVID-19-related content to fool victims into clicking on malicious links and attachments.   Online tricksters know people are anxious about the future and are less likely to

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Lloyd’s proposes “open source” frameworks for future pandemic coverage

July 6, 2020 by David Gambrill

Lloyd’s of London is proposing three “open-source frameworks” to provide a blueprint for better protecting society against systemic catastrophic events such as pandemics, after noting the market will pay out between $3 billion and $4.3 billion to its global customers

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Wimbledon cancellation could ‘change the entire way of looking at insurance’: Broker

April 30, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

The cancellation of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, and the associated nine-figure insurance payout, is going to change the way the industry offers pandemic coverage, a Canadian commercial broker suggests. A report by Britain-based GlobalData says the Wimbledon organizer paid for

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How Aon avoided laying off employees

April 30, 2020 by Adam Malik

Aon Canada employees will see their salaries reduced as part of an effort to ensure that no one at the company is laid off as a result of the economic upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The brokerage provided Canadian

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Technology-Based Investigations during COVID-19: Solutions for the Insurance Industry

April 13, 2020 by -30- Forensic Engineering

TORONTO, ON, APRIL 13, 2020 /insPRESS/ – To our valued insurance industry partners, Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a global issue impacting individuals and businesses in unprecedented ways. As an essential service, 30 Forensic Engineering is functioning at capacity while respecting social distancing

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Security Concerns Surrounding Zoom

April 8, 2020 AssessMed

Mississauga, ON, April 8, 2020/InsPress/ – There has been an increase in the need for remote working due to COVID-19, with team members, clients and service providers all needing to communicate virtually in even more creative ways than in the

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COVID-19 Impacted Facilities: Remediation, Clearance and Best Practices for Risk Management – WEBINAR

April 1, 2020 by -30- Forensic Engineering

TORONTO, ON, APRIL 1, 2020 /insPRESS/ – 30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading and fully-independent multi-disciplinary forensics firm, is hosting an informative and free webinar which will discuss the remediation, clearance and best practices for COVID-19 impacted facilities. Please join industry

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Antigonish Farmers’ goes live in the Cloud enabling ‘Work From Home’ with their technology partners, Cognition+ and iVedha Inc.

April 1, 2020 Cognition+ Inc.

Antigonish, NS,  April 1, 2020/InsPress/  – During February 2020, Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual successfully implemented a cloud-based solution for their complete business operations.  This implementation has allowed Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual to enable a ‘Work from Home’ strategy to ensure they are

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COVID-19 – A message from WICC

March 31, 2020 WICC

Toronto, ON, March 31, 2020/InsPress/ – Our insurance community is showing critical leadership around a multitude of issues COVID-19 is presenting. We hope that you and your families are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented and trying times. Our

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Crawford update on business operations following mandatory closure notices in Quebec and Ontario

March 25, 2020 Crawford & Co.

TORONTO, ON, March 25, 2020/InsPress/– Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. announced modifications to business operations across Canada following Monday’s provincial government orders in Quebec and Ontario to close non-essential businesses and workplaces. “Crawford has been preparing for scenarios like this