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Allstate reports Q3 combined ratio of 93.5% after $517 million in cat losses

The Allstate Corp. released Wednesday its financial results for the three months ending Sept. 30, reporting 29 catastrophes during the quarter, a 4.8% increase in property-liability premiums and a 32% drop in underwriting income. See More
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Green Building Training: Climate Reality for Cities and Infrastructure

A panel of experts addresses the science, prediction, planning and risk of climate realities for cities and infrastructure. Panel Participants: Alec Hay, Dir...
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AXIS Capital premiums down, net income up in third quarter

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. has reported a net income of $279 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $137 million in the same period last year. See More
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Allied World launches M&A line for the Canadian market

Allied World North America has expanded its professional lines business by launching a new mergers and acquisitions (M&A) line for the Canadian market. See More
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Net income up for Arch Capital Group in third quarter

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has reported a net income (available to common shareholders) of $223.2 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up from $109.3 million in the same period of 2013. See More
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Fires on Manitoba reserves 'high risk' but only $4M given out: internal document

WINNIPEG - An internal report from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada estimates it will take a $28-million injection of federal funding to reduce the number of deadly fires on Manitoba reserves, but only a fraction of that... See More
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Net written premiums up for Aviva in Canada during third quarter

Aviva PLC has reported a 1.6-point deterioration in Canada's combined operating ratio and a 6% year-over-year increase, on a constant currency basis, in net written premiums, for the first nine months of the year, in general insurance in Canada. See More
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U.S. commercial P&C pricing continued to stabilize in 2014 Q3: survey

The commercial property/casualty market in the United States appeared to stabilize in 2014 Q3, with negligible price increases overall, note the results of a new survey released Wednesday by the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB). See More
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Cargo theft incidents in the U.S. decline year-over-year in Q3, but average loss amount rises

More than 200 cargo theft incidents occurred in the United States in the third quarter of the year, FreightWatch International reported Wednesday. See More
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California drought takes bite out of $5 billion rice industry

WOODLAND, Calif. - California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. See More
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Ontario PC Party wants more time to consider auto insurance reform bill

Ontario's ruling Liberals are trying to pass an omnibus bill intended to reduce auto insurance claims costs, but Progressive Conservative politicians suggested this week that a time allocation motion on Bill 15 will limit opportunity for input... See More
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Insurance Institute of Ontario announces insurance education fund scholarship recipients

Four recipients of this year’s John E. Lowes Insurance Education Fund Scholarships were announced by the Insurance Institute of Ontario during its annual Lowes Fund Breakfast event in downtown Toronto Wednesday. See More
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New set of rail safety rules announced in wake of Lac-Mégantic report

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has unveiled a new set of rules aimed at improving rail safety in Canada. See More
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Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto (YIPT) is Celebrating its One-year Anniversary and You’re Invited!

It’s hard to believe it’s already been one year! YIPT is a not for profit, Toronto based group that brings together young professionals within the insurance industry. Our mission is to bu... See More
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ENCON Group Inc. Announces New Excess E&O Coverage

OTTAWA, ON – ENCON Group Inc., a leading managing general agent in Canada specializing in professional liability and construction insurance, is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, i... See More
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Allstate reports Q3 combined ratio of 93.5% after $517 million in cat losses

The Allstate Corp. released Wednesday its financial results for the three months ending Sept. 30, reporting 29 catastrophes during the quarter, a 4.8% increase in property-liability premiums and a 32% drop in underwriting income.

AXIS Capital premiums down, net income up in third quarter

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. has reported a net income of $279 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $137 million in the same period last year.

Allied World launches M&A line for the Canadian market

Allied World North America has expanded its professional lines business by launching a new mergers and acquisitions (M&A) line for the Canadian market.

Net income up for Arch Capital Group in third quarter

Arch Capital Group Ltd. has reported a net income (available to common shareholders) of $223.2 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up from $109.3 million in the same period of 2013.

Fires on Manitoba reserves 'high risk' but only $4M given out: internal document

WINNIPEG - An internal report from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada estimates it will take a $28-million injection of federal funding to reduce the number of deadly fires on Manitoba reserves, but only a fraction of that...

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ENCON Group Inc. Announces New Excess E&O Coverage

OTTAWA, ON – ENCON Group Inc., a leading managing general agent in Canada specializing in professional liability and construction insurance, is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, i...

Young Insurance Professionals of Toronto (YIPT) is Celebrating its One-year Anniversary and You’re Invited!

It’s hard to believe it’s already been one year! YIPT is a not for profit, Toronto based group that brings together young professionals within the insurance industry. Our mission is to bu...

Rochon Engineering Welcomes Jessica Reid P. Eng. as Forensic Engineer, Civil/Structural Division

Concord, Ontario - Rochon Engineering, a division of SCM Insurance Services, announced today that it has appointed Jessica Reid as Forensic Engineer for their Civil/Structural Division. Jessica bring...

Innovate your payment solutions with First InSite from FIRST Canada

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) announced the launch of First InSite, their new platform that innovates payment solutions for the Canadian Insurance Industry today.  ...

Giffin Koerth Welcomes Pierre Maheux as Principal, Environmental Group

Toronto - Giffin Koerth Forensic Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Maheux, MSc, FGAC, PGeo, to the role of Principal, Environmental.A recognized leader in the Environmental ...

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