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Floods shut down Philippine capital and nearby provinces, three killed and thousands evacuated

MANILA, Philippines - Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the... See More
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Canada Day flood losses in Manitoba, Saskatchewan now pegged at more than $140 million

Insured losses from flooding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan over the Canada Day weekend this year are now estimated at more than $140 million, Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) said Thursday. See More
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Occupiers' liability laws 'not really devised for a shooter situation'

WINNIPEG — Companies should conduct annual training drills so employees know how to respond if a hostile person with a firearm enters the premises and starts shooting people, but lawyers "really do not have enough information yet" on the... See More
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Pakistan rescues thousands more as floods hit south after killing 523 in Pakistan and Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's disaster management agency said Thursday it had evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after it was hit by floods, as the military air-dropped rations and civil authorities sent... See More
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This signature CDL programme is always the best way to get a complete picture of what’s happening in the defence bar from those who know.See More
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Report: World to see more people displaced because of disasters, urbanization

Natural disasters displaced almost 22 million people around the world last year and aid workers say they expect to see that number rise in the future, according to a report issued by a Norwegian humanitarian group on Wednesday. See More
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Lawmakers unclear on whether distracted driving laws cover smartwatches

TORONTO - Is using a smartwatch behind the wheel a ticketable offence under the country's distracted driving laws? See More
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Mayor of Alberta town urges Ottawa to act after sixth train derailment

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - A mayor of a town in northern Alberta says he's concerned after another train derailment near his community - the sixth since May. See More
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Fireman's Fund commercial P&C business to become part of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is moving to strengthen its commercial property and casualty business in the United States by integrating the Fireman’s Fund commercial P&C business. See More
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Town in southern New Brunswick experiences 2.6 magnitude earthquake

SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. - Natural Resources Canada says there was an earthquake in a small southern New Brunswick town on Wednesday. See More
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Lance Buffitt, NEW St. John’s On Side Restoration Branch Manager

St. John’s, NL - On Side Restoration is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2014, Lance Buffitt, current Branch Manager, Grande Prairie, AB will be relocating to become On Side’s... See More
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CRU USA first responder to 2014 Napa Earthquake

California - CRU Adjusters USA, was proud to be a first responder to the Napa Earthquake.  CRU had representatives on location in NAPA within hours of the event, assisting one of our major client... See More
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Some insurers trying to broaden D&O environmental liability coverage

WINNIPEG — Property losses often result in pollution losses, but there are "barriers" to getting environmental/pollution coverage on primary D&O insurance policies, speakers at RIMS Canada warned this week. See More
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Marine risk and claims services firm expands into Canada

Regional Reporting Inc., a U.S.-based marine risk control and claims services firm, has announced the creation of a Canadian division, based out of Toronto. See More
Wednesday
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Manitoba Public Insurance warns of fake customer survey

Manitoba Public Insurance has issued a warning for customers not to respond to a customer survey they may view in a pop-up window within their Internet browser. See More
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Terrorism, cyber-attacks among main emerging risks facing reinsurance sector

Cyber-attacks and terrorism are among the main emerging risks currently facing the reinsurance sector, according to a new report from Guy Carpenter & Company. See More
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RIMS Ontario Chapter presents Donald M. Stuart Award to Anne Chalmers of Teck Resources

The RIMS Ontario Chapter has presented the Donald M. Stuart Award to Anne Chalmers, vice president of risk and security for Teck Resources, RIMS announded Wednesday. See More
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CIP Society announces National Leadership Award honourees for 2014

The CIP Society has announced its three honourees for this year’s National Leadership Awards, a program that recognizes outstanding achievements in the insurance industry, established in 2009. See More
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Mexico struggles to return order to hurricane hit resort of Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities are still struggling to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service, sparking widespread looting.

FDA tweaks food safety rules ahead of 2015 deadline in an effort to appease wary farmers

WASHINGTON - The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

House of Commons votes to mandate strict liability, pollution insurance for ship owners

The House of Commons passed Thursday a bill that —  if accepted by the Senate without amendments — would impose strict liability and compulsory pollution insurance on ship owners and also allow the federal government to...

Home Depot eliminates malware that affected 56 million credit cards

TORONTO - Home Depot said Thursday that 56 million payment cards used at its American and Canadian stores between April and September were compromised by a type of criminal software that hadn't previously been seen in other attacks.

Floods shut down Philippine capital and nearby provinces, three killed and thousands evacuated

MANILA, Philippines - Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the...

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CRU USA first responder to 2014 Napa Earthquake

California - CRU Adjusters USA, was proud to be a first responder to the Napa Earthquake.  CRU had representatives on location in NAPA within hours of the event, assisting one of our major client...

Lance Buffitt, NEW St. John’s On Side Restoration Branch Manager

St. John’s, NL - On Side Restoration is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2014, Lance Buffitt, current Branch Manager, Grande Prairie, AB will be relocating to become On Side’s...

Enhanced GUARANTEE GOLD® Policy Protects its Customers from Nursery School to Nursing Home

TORONTO, September 15, 2014 – Demonstrating our dedication to offering discerning Canadians with the best insurance protection for their most valued assets, The Guarantee Company of North Amer...

Is your Company ready for the Big Shake?

Catastrophe Response Unit (CRU) will be hosting the final in our 2014 series of Earthquake Response Seminars for Property and Casualty insurance executives. The event will be held at the Toronto Trump...

ClaimsPro Announces its Operational Senior Leadership Team

Toronto – On August 25th, 2014, ClaimsPro publicly announced the acquisition of Granite Claims Solutions (GCS). This transaction enables ClaimsPro to build a larger, more diverse ...

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