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Public complaints about insurers in decline

October 13, 2022 by David Gambrill

It’s getting less ornery out there, if the number of public complaints against insurers is a reliable measuring stick. The General Insurance OmbudService (GIO) received 4,370 contacts from insurance consumers across the country in 2022, with 174 of them escalated

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OSFI’s third-party guidance to include insurer-broker contracts

October 12, 2022 by David Gambrill

Canada’s solvency regulator is preparing guidance that legal experts say will shift the scope of the regulator’s concerns about outsourcing data and technology to a much broader inquiry about insurers’ arrangements with third parties generally — including with broker partners.

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Brokers bemoan lack of seasoned underwriters

February 22, 2022 Gloria Cilliers

A major shortage of seasoned commercial underwriting staff is impacting broker relationships and productivity, some brokerages have reported. For an industry already struggling with a country-wide talent crunch exacerbated by the pandemic, renewed M&A activity and a hard market, brokers

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Covid-19 Webinar (Part 2): Cyber Security in a Remote World

May 12, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter

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Covid-19 Webinar (Part 1): Business Continuity in the Digital Age

May 12, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter

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