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ICLR Friday Forum: IBC's New Flood Maps (January 26, 2016)

On January 26, 2016, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum seminar with representative of LexisNexis Risk Solutions and JBA Risk Management, entitled 'IBC's new floo...
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Dan Murray & Glenn McGillivray - Global Change and Catastrophic Loss Recap

For more information on the PLR Expo visit: http://plrexpo.ca Dan Murray & Glenn McGillivray give a brief recap following Glenn's session on Global Change an...
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Insurance Restoration Pro App Download

Insurance Restoration Pro App DownloadWell it's taken a few months for it to finally get accepted in the Itunes APP store but here it is. Click hear to download now I created this app so it can be in the hands of Adjusters, brokers, Project Managers,Property Managers Technicians to Homeowners The content of this app hasContact me via…See More
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Top 10 Insurtech predictions for 2016

TOP 10 INSURTECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2016 In no particular order…Prediction #1 Lifestyle apps        Insurers will create lifestyle apps that provide additional consumer value on a continuing basis. Continuous consumer engagement will start to replace price as the key buying criterion. The result will be sticky insurance with strong brand loyalty.Prediction #2 Peer to Peer Insurance       The person-to-person (P2P) insurance…See More
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ICLR Friday Forum: Climate data in Ontario (November 13, 2015)

On Friday, November 13, 2015, ICLR held a Friday Forum workshop, entitled Climate data in Ontario, led by Ryan Ness of the Toronto and Region Conservation Au...
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[video] Emergency Roof Protection

Emergency Roof Protectionhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qC4ynfF8JrE&feature=youtu.beIn the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado, severe storm, falling tree limbs, or other cause of roof damage; it’s important to report the damage to your insurance company as soon as possible and take plenty of pictures.To minimize water damage in the interim…See More
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Technology and insurance predictions for 2016

  In recent years, we’ve seen major shifts and trends that point to where the insurance industry is headed long-term.Widespread adoption of mobile technologies is streamlining communication like never before, and unlike past years, the majority of insurance companies’ customer interactions are now happening online without ever speaking face-to-face.Insurance companies are also fully realizing telematics’ ability to collect…See More
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Risk Assessments

Do A Risk Assessment OverviewGood Management PracticeDefining Hazard and RiskSix Steps1. Identify the Hazard2. Identify the Risk3. Assess the Risk4. Control the RiskHierarchy of Controls5. Document the Process6. Monitor and ReviewOverviewRisk management is an important way to protect your workers and your business, while at the same time complying with the law. It helps you to focus on the risks that really matter in your workplace - the ones with the potential to cause real harm.The Safe Work…See More
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Golden Triangle Restoration Joins DKI Canada as its newest member.

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TuGo’s Quebec Office Moving to Old Montreal Neighbourhood

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