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ICLR Friday Forum: Lot-level approaches to control urban flood risk (April 21, 2017)

On March 24, 2017, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum led by Professor Andy Binns and Professor Ed McBean from the University of Guelph. Water damage due to basem...
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ICLR Friday Forum: Practical issues in updating IDF curves for future climate (March 24, 2017)

On March 24, 2017, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum led by Dr. Slobodan Simonovic from Western University. The tool for updating IDF curves for future climate (...
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ICLR's McGillivray on Your Morning on the new federal Disaster & Adaptation Fund (March 27, 2017)

ICLR Managing Director Glenn McGillivray speaks to Ben Mulroney on CTV's Your Morning about the new $2 billion Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund, annou...
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ICLR's Slobodan Simonovic on the Oroville Dam crisis (Daily Planet, Feb 14, 2017)

Dr. Slobodan Simonovic, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University and ICLR's Director of Engineering Studies, appears on Daily P...
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7 Tips For Trade Show Success

7 Tips For Trade Show SuccessTrade Shows are a great opportunity for Companies to better Brand themselves in their Marketplace. It Showcases Your product or service and if done properly, will provide massive amounts of Value to Potential clients that are needing them.However....there are some things you may want to consider if you are planning to attend a Trade Show or sending a representative of your company.I've put together 7 tips for Trade Show Success that may come in handy.Success Tip…See More
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Buildex Vancouver 2017

 Buildex Vancouver 2017, what is it about and who should go? Located in Beautiful Vancouver British Columbia, the conference is held at the VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE WEST.BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries. With more than 80 educational seminars and over 600 exhibits, BUILDEX tends to attract more than…See More
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Project Manager and Project Managers Assistant's Typical Rolls

Project Manager and Project Managers Assistant's Typical RollsComplementary tasks between a Disaster Restoration Project Manager and their Assistant...... I have been fortunate to be part of this fantastic yet challenging industry for almost 2 decades, as a technician and a textile restorer in our family business and the last 12 years being a Project Manager. I've obviously had ups and downs and along with that, there has been many learning curves. I've been fortunate enough to learn from some…See More
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ICLR Friday Forum: Great Cascadia megathrust earthquakes (January 26, 2017)

On January 26, 2017, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with Dr. Kelin Wang, senior Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada. Megathrust earthquake...
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ICLR Friday Forum: Halton’s Basement Flooding Mitigation Program (November 25, 2016)

On November 25, 2016 ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with John Duong, Manager of Systems Planning and Customer Service in the Public Works department at the Re...
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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...

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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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Fort McMurray wildfire rebuild gaining momentum as hurdles cleared

CALGARY _ A long-delayed building boom in Fort McMurray is ramping up as homeowners, insurers, contractors, and officials in the Alberta city clear hurdles that hindered reconstruction after the devastating wildfire last May. While many residents and businesses had hoped

The post Fort McMurray wildfire rebuild gaining momentum as hurdles cleared appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

No public-private flood coverage model a ‘lift and shift directly to Canada:’ Aviva Canada reinsurance VP

Britain’s Flood Re program provides an “analogy for Canada” in insuring high-risk flood zones, while more research is needed to fully understand the economic impact of climate change, speakers suggested at Insurance Bureau of Canada’s recent Financial Affairs Symposium. Balz

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Recommendation for lifetime care management for MVA victims ‘may be buried’ by Ontario government: insurance defence lawyer

The Ontario government announced Thursday it is “reviewing” 35 recommendations on auto insurance form made by the former head of the province’s government-run workers’ compensation insurance system, the same day an insurance defence lawyer warned that some of those recommendations

The post Recommendation for lifetime care management for MVA victims ‘may be buried’ by Ontario government: insurance defence lawyer appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Ontario brokers voice support for provincial commitment to electronic proof of insurance

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) has welcomed the provincial government’s budget pledge to give drivers the option of electronic proof of insurance, a move IBAO suggests will help make insurance more affordable for consumers. The advance is part

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Terrorist attack on extraction companies likely low, cyber risk increase as refining process advances

PHILADELPHIA – Resources extraction industries are certainly not alone in facing cyber risk, but the risk of a related terrorism attack would most likely be higher later in the refining process, suggested Christof Bentele, head of global crisis management for

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