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UBI will not realize full potential until regulatory constraints are removed, telematics conference hears

Usage-based insurance (UBI) is failing to gain traction in Canada because of the country’s regulatory regime, suggested Colin Wright, principal of Corner Two Consulting, during a presentation at the Insurance Telematics Canada 2015... See More
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Ontario 'will remove excessive costs' from auto insurance with reforms announced in budget: Insurance Bureau of Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has 'welcomed' the auto insurance changes Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa proposed Thursday in his budget document for 2015-16, while Unica Insurance Inc. is pleased the ruling Liberals plan to require... See More
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Q1 insurance premiums up 1.4%, investment income down 5.9% for Chubb

The Chubb Corp. released Thursday its financial results for the three months ending March 31, reporting a 9.5-point improvement in its personal-auto combined ratio, a 1.4% increase in overall premiums and a 5.9% drop in investment income. See More
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6.1 magnitude earthquake hits British Columbia's north coast, no tsunami

QUEEN CHARLOTTE CITY, B.C. - Billy Yovanovich was about to rise from bed when his house started trembling from a powerful earthquake on British Columbia's north coast. See More
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U.S. bill would encourage firms to share information about cyber attacks

WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Thursday encouraging private companies to share information about cyberattacks with federal authorities in an attempt to combat the growing problem. See More
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Canadian Underwriter receives WICC Hall of Flame Award

Canadian Underwriter magazine - Insurance Media Group is honoured to have received the WICC Hall of Flame Award at the 19th WICC Ontario Gala Dinner on Wednesday evening. Canadian Underwriter is proud to have been there from WICC's early days and we…
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Ontario to create administrative bodies for mandatory workplace pension plan, condo manager licensing

The Ontario government has yet to decide on key details of its mandatory pension plan, which is opposed by the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario, but the ruling Liberals confirmed Thursday they are setting up an organization to... See More
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Insurers offering UBI must consider outsourcing risks: Quebec's AMF

Insurers providing usage-based insurance (UBI) in Quebec are advised that they must manage not only their own risks, but also those associated with outsourced activity, Julien Reid, senior director of financial institutions oversight and... See More
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Ontario to reduce mandatory auto accident benefits, update catastrophic impairment definition

The Ontario government does not plan to mandate further cuts in private passenger auto premiums, but the ruling Liberals do plan to change the Insurance Act to reduce the total mandatory coverage, in the standard auto policy, for medical and... See More
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Closing protection gap offers opportunity for insurance industry: Swiss Re

The global insurance industry has an opportunity to provide solutions and products in light of the considerable protection gap – the difference between economic and insured losses from natural catastrophes – that currently exists... See More
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Water levels on St. John River expected to exceed flood stage

New Brunswick’s Department of Public Safety is warning that four water levels on the St. John River are forecast to exceed flood stage today and tomorrow. See More
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North Ontario First Nation community to begin evacuation due to flooding today

KASHECHEWAN, Ont. - The evacuation of a remote northern Ontario First Nation is set to begin today as the rapidly rising Albany River threatens the community. See More
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U.S. coalition calls for reforms to natural disaster policies to refocus on mitigation

A coalition of insurers, taxpayer advocates, environment groups and mitigation and housing organizations in the United States is calling for major reforms of the federal government’s natural disaster policies to refocus on mitigation. See More
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Allied World reports 88.1% combined ratio for Q1 2015

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions, has reported an 88.1% combined ratio for the first quarter of 2015, compared to 79.9% in the... See More
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Willis launches forensic accounting, complex claims practice

Willis Group Holdings plc announced Wednesday a new forensic accounting and complex claims (FACC) practice, which the commercial brokerage says will help companies "across all industry sectors globally" submit claims "in a format that is... See More
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UBI will not realize full potential until regulatory constraints are removed, telematics conference hears

Usage-based insurance (UBI) is failing to gain traction in Canada because of the country’s regulatory regime, suggested Colin Wright, principal of Corner Two Consulting, during a presentation at the Insurance Telematics Canada 2015...

Ontario 'will remove excessive costs' from auto insurance with reforms announced in budget: Insurance Bureau of Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has 'welcomed' the auto insurance changes Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa proposed Thursday in his budget document for 2015-16, while Unica Insurance Inc. is pleased the ruling Liberals plan to require...

Q1 insurance premiums up 1.4%, investment income down 5.9% for Chubb

The Chubb Corp. released Thursday its financial results for the three months ending March 31, reporting a 9.5-point improvement in its personal-auto combined ratio, a 1.4% increase in overall premiums and a 5.9% drop in investment income.

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits British Columbia's north coast, no tsunami

QUEEN CHARLOTTE CITY, B.C. - Billy Yovanovich was about to rise from bed when his house started trembling from a powerful earthquake on British Columbia's north coast.

U.S. bill would encourage firms to share information about cyber attacks

WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Thursday encouraging private companies to share information about cyberattacks with federal authorities in an attempt to combat the growing problem.

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FIRST Canada offers IBAM Delegates Payment Solutions that are Anything but Conventional

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) is pleased to be participating in the Insurance Brokers’ Association of Manitoba’s Convention in Winnipeg, Manitoba. FIRST Canada is a...

10,000 policies in under 10 Months

   Insurance Technology Solutions (ITS) partnered with Guardian Risk Managers at the end of May 2014 to develop GuardianQBI.com using ITS’ BindEasy platform to deliver a real time por...

Cunningham Lindsey Introduces Enhanced Claims Management System

Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd. (“Cunningham Lindsey”) is pleased to introduce its recently enhanced claims management system which has been rebranded as eConnect 2.0. &l...

Expert panel to tackle cyber risk at the ARC Group’s Spring Seminar

With cyber attacks posing a growing threat, it’s crucial organizations have strategies in place to combat them. At The ARC Group of Canada’s 2015 Annual Seminar and Cocktail event, an exp...

DKI Canada Welcomes Frank Sparfel To The Team At Head Office

Frank Sparfel joins DKI Canada as the new Director of Commercial Services.Ken Tucker, CEO of DKI Canada is very pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Sparfel to the position of Director of Comm...

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