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Moves (May 01, 2007)

May 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Canadian Insurance Professio-nals Society (CIP), the professionals’ division of the Insurance Institute, has launched a series of monthly “emerging trends and issues” papers to focus discussion by experts on a variety of leading-edge topics. The first in the series

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Aviva shuffles executive, Canadian CEO joins Norwich Union

April 23, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Aviva plc has announced a major shuffle of its executive team that will see Igal Mayer, currently chief executive of Aviva Canada, become chief executive of Norwich Union General Insurance.Andrew Moss, currently the group finance officer, has been promoted to

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Preserving Charm in a Changing Industry

April 1, 2007 Andrea Orazi

If the exterior of a building is a reflection of what lies within, then the independent adjusting firm of Angell, Townson & Williams (AT&W) chose their home wisely. Located within a heritage post office in Aurora, Ontario, the 18-year-old company

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What’s New: In Brief (February 20, 2007)

February 20, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Rob Seal has been appointed to the position of president and chief executive officer of Cunningham Lindsey Canada Limited (CLC). Seal has held many adjusting and management positions during his 20-year career with CLC, most recently as president of Canadian


Bringing Liability to Market

December 1, 2006 Craig Harris

The risks of product liability can be unexpected – particularly when something as benign as carrot juice or spinach can cause illness or death and require massive product recalls.

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AIG unit insured waste plant struck by fire

October 10, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

A unit of American International Group Inc. issued The Environmental Quality Co. a pollution liability policy with a US$28 million aggregate limit along with other coverages to the operator of a hazardous material facility, which recently burned and forced thousands


Setting the Standards for Success

October 1, 2006 Joy Martin, Senior Standards Analyst, Administration and Operations, CSIO

CSIO has launched its EDI Assessment Project to smooth technological integration between brokers’ and insurers’ systems

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AFN partners with CINUP to serve First Nations’ P&C needs

September 15, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

AFN Insurance Brokers Inc. (AFN) has partnered with CINUP, a division of the Rice Financial Group Inc. (a subsidiary of Jovian Capital Corporation (JVN:TSX-V)) to offer a convenient one-stop insurance solution to serve the distinct needs of Canada’s First Nations


Views (September 01, 2006)

September 1, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

Disaster Kleenup International (Canada) Ltd. enjoyed a fun-filled night of fantastic fireworks and good food on July 6 at the second annual Wind * Water * FireWORKS Toronto harbour boat cruise. Cruising the Toronto Harbourfront on the Captain Matthew Flinders,

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MFX to manage Munich Re’s corporate processing system

July 31, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

MFX, a provider of technology and IT outsourcing solutions, has signed an exclusive deal with Toronto-based Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada (MROC) to implement, manage, and enhance MROC’s current corporate primary insurance processing system used by MROC and insurers in

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What’s New: In brief (July 06, 2006)

July 6, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

Co-operators General Insurance is among a handful of Guelph-based firms appearing in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine annual ranking by dollar profit. The insurance firm ranked 111 for the 2005 years profit of just over CD$132 million.


Harmonizing Adjusters’ Lives

July 1, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

CIAA’s incoming president, Miles Barber, is aiming for licensing consistency across Canada