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ICLR: "We're going to see more Fort McMurrays" (Global News Edmonton - July 20, 2016)

ICLR Managing Director Glenn McGillivray speaks about the key role that owners of private property - homeowners in particular - play in mitigating the risk o...
Jul 26
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ICLR Special Webinar: Why some homes survived in Fort McMurray (July 12, 2016)

On July 12, 2016, ICLR held a special Webinar with Alan Westhaver entitled 'Why some homes survived: Learning from the Fort McMurray fire disaster'. The inte...
Jul 12
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Enza Del Cogliano posted an event

CDL - Public Disclosure of Private Facts at Your Office

July 29, 2016 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Key topics to be discussed during this audio-conference include:How the analysis behind Jones v Tsige and Jane Doe 464533 v ND will guide the development of common law privacy tortsThe types and quantum of damages available and how the Supreme Court of British Columbia considered and restricted the scope of Jane Doe 464533 v NDCommon issues posed by privacy torts (e.g. is there coverage under traditional in…See More
Jul 5
Kabir Shaal posted a status
"Solutions Available For The Insurance/Restoration Industries" https://lnkd.in/e3uG4zS"
Jul 4
Kabir Shaal posted a status
"3 Reasons Why The Insurance Restoration Industry Lost Its Way in Canada http://ow.ly/PBIV301E4jI"
Jun 26
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR Friday Forum: Canadian megadisasters (June 17, 2016)

On June 17, 2016, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum seminar with Dr. Eric Robinson, Senior Scientist & Manager of Research and Development at AIR Worldwide. Ever...
Jun 24
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR: 2016 hurricane season forecast (May 30, 2016)

On May 30, 2016, ICLR conducted a webinar providing a forecast for the 2016 hurricane season. The Webinar was conducted by Bob Robichaud, Warning Preparednes...
Jun 7
Barry Keirstead is now a member of instouch
May 25
Kabir Shaal posted a blog post

#ymmfire: Fix it the right way

 Here's a link to a LinkedIn article I wrote about the Fort McMurray fire and the restoration industry -->  #ymmfire: Fix it the right waySee More
May 25
Farhan Mohamed updated their profile
May 25
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR's Glenn McGillivray on the Fort McMurray wildfire (CBC's The Exchange - May 12, 2016)

ICLR's Managing Director Glenn McGillivray on CBC's The Exchange talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and the need to build (and rebuild) communities in a ...
May 19
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR's Glenn McGillivray on the Fort McMurray wildfire (May 12, 2016)

ICLR's Managing Director Glenn McGillivray on CFAX 1070 talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and the need to rebuild communities in a resilient way.
May 17
Cyle Lefebvre updated their profile
May 16
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR's Paul Kovacs on the Fort McMurray wildfire (CBC Cross Country Checkup - May 8, 2016)

ICLR Executive Director Paul Kovacs talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and about the growing risk of wildfire in Canada.
May 13

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Drone comes within 200 feet of airliner near LA airport

LOS ANGELES - A drone came within 200 feet of hitting a Lufthansa jet near Los Angeles International Airport on Friday - the latest run-in between aircraft and the increasingly popular unmanned flyers.

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Auto insurance providers cannot afford to wait 10 years to adjust their business for autonomous vehicles, but driverless cars do not necessarily pose a threat to personal auto insurance providers, the Royal Bank of Canada's head of home and...

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Saskatchewan working to develop comprehensive flood risk assessment

REGINA – The Saskatchewan government is developing a provincial flood and natural hazard risk assessment. Emergency management commissioner Duane McKay says risk assessments have been done in several areas of government and by municipalities, but acknowledges there’s no province-wide plan.

The post Saskatchewan working to develop comprehensive flood risk assessment appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Frank Cowan introduces drone endorsements for liability and property policies

Frank Cowan Company announced on Friday that its liability and property policies can now be enhanced with endorsements to cover drones. The Princeton, Ont.-based managing general agent said in a statement that the drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) coverage “is intended

The post Frank Cowan introduces drone endorsements for liability and property policies appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Cause of earthquakes that shook a New Brunswick village for months is a mystery

MCADAM, N.B. – The cause of more than 100 earthquakes that shook homes and rattled nerves in a New Brunswick village earlier this year may remain a mystery, says a seismologist. Stephen Halchuk at Earthquakes Canada said the kind of

The post Cause of earthquakes that shook a New Brunswick village for months is a mystery appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Saskatchewan law enforcement officers issued more than 5,000 speeding or aggressive driving-related tickets in July: SGI

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) announced on Thursday that law enforcement officers in the province issued more than 5,000 speeding or aggressive driving-related tickets last month. July’s traffic safety spotlight focused on work zones and aggressive driving, SGI, the province’s self-sustaining

The post Saskatchewan law enforcement officers issued more than 5,000 speeding or aggressive driving-related tickets in July: SGI appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Over There, Over Here

It would be folly to think that political risk is something that only happens “over there.” The effects over here can be just as damaging. That the number of such incidents may not be as high as has traditionally been

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