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ICLR Friday Forum: Rising Sea Level is Not a Flooding Event (September 9, 2016)

On September 9, 2016, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with John Englander, oceanographer consultant and leading expert on sea level rise. In this webinar, he e...
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Insurance Social Media

Social media for insurance professionals is a new and exciting area. Share your queries and experiences with fellow colleagues. This group is meant to complement, not compete, with the Insurance Marketing & Communications GroupSee More
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RIMS

Risk and Insurance Management Society
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IBAO

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) is a voluntary membership organization serving the interests of more than 10,000 independent insurance brokers across the Province of Ontario.
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Canadian Underwriter magazine

A group for readers and friends of Canadian Underwriter magazine and it’s related publications to connect in a common space. An open invitation to all instouch members to join this group!See More
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Managing Conglomerates in Applied Systems TAM

We have conglomerate (Parent/Subsidiary) Clients with the following typical profile:Parent + more than 4 subsidiariesCommon policies across all (Parent and Subsidiaries) with premium allocationSome specific policies to parent or specific to subsidiaries (no parent involvement no premium allocation form parent).  Separate invoice, separate policy. Problems enountered: Renewal audit/review is very complex as correspondence may be under multiple folders.VERY time consuming for staff to attach a…See More
Sep 15
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR releases preliminary report on Fort McMurray (CTV Edmonton - August 26, 2016)

Alan Westhaver, retired Parks Canada wildfire expert and Principal of ForestWise Environmental Consulting Ltd., discusses preliminary findings of the ICLR st...
Sep 13
Marc Dubois updated their profile
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Glenn McGillivray posted a video

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
Susan Mulgrew updated their profile
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Jul 11
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
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"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

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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.

Autonomous vehicle disruption 'doesn't have to matter' to auto insurance providers: Speaker

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...

Excessive steaming a factor in CNRL's Primrose leaks: Alberta regulator

CALGARY - Excessive steaming was one of the factors that caused more than one million litres of oily water to ooze to the surface at an eastern Alberta oilsands site nearly three years ago, an investigation by the Alberta Energy Regulator has...

Regulatory scrutiny, economic conditions and cyber threats rank as top risks, new research shows

More organizations are realizing that additional risk management sophistication is warranted given the fast pace in which complex risks are emerging, according to a survey by global consulting firm Protiviti and the Enterprise Risk Management...

Millenials most likely to buy insurance online using tablets or mobile phones, but purchases via laptop/desktop computers remain dominant: Finaccord

Consumers from the Millennial generation are more likely to buy insurance online using a tablet or mobile phone than their older counterparts, according to United Kingdom-focused research released on Tuesday by Finaccord, a market research,...

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PT&C|LWG Announces Farhood Nowzartash Ph.D as Technical Lead of Civil/Structural Division Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada — Scott Broad, Vice President of Canadian Operations for PT&C|LWG Forensic Consulting Services, announced today the hiring of Farhood Nowzartash, as Technical Lead for Civil/Structural Engineering. Prior to joining PT&C|LWG, a leading global provider of multi-disciplinary forensic

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Fire that destroyed food store on Manitoba reserve set by kids: RCMP

SHAMATTAWA, Man. – A fire that destroyed the only food store on a remote northern Manitoba reserve was set by six children, five of whom are under 12, RCMP said Friday. The community of 1,500 was left without supplies or

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IBC applauds Ontario government’s focus on auto insurance reforms

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is applauding the Government of Ontario for “continuing to make auto insurance reforms a priority” as the government released mid-point mandate letters for all Cabinet Ministers. One of the key items in Minister of

The post IBC applauds Ontario government’s focus on auto insurance reforms appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Business interruption, property damage and general liability critical risks to global growth, new study finds

Business interruption (BI) is the leading cause of losses for companies, multinational organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate outside the United States, according to a study released on Thursday by international insurance broker Clements Worldwide. The Clements Worldwide Risk

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88% of U.S. state and local government IT professionals concerned about cyberattacks targeting critical city infrastructure: study

Almost nine in 10 state and local government IT professionals in the United States are concerned about cyberattacks targeting critical city infrastructure, according to a study conducted on behalf of Tripwire, Inc., a provider of security, compliance and IT operations

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