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The Digital Edition of Canadian Underwriter's November 2014 issue

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s November 2014 issue Digital Edition Cover Story – ‘Remnants of Change’ – 2015 Reinsurance Market Outlook ➝ The catastroph... See More
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Concerns about rising cyber threats not translating to bigger IT budgets

Despite feeling they face information security threats, 42% of Canadian businesses have no plans to increase their IT security budgets next year, according to a report from EY Canada. See More
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ICLR event to look at tackling hailstorm losses

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction will be hosting a seminar on tackling hailstorm losses. See More
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U.S. safety agency tells Chrysler to speed up Jeep recall; gas tanks can rupture in crash

DETROIT - The nation's auto safety agency is telling Chrysler to speed up a recall of 1.5 million older Jeeps with gas tanks that can rupture in a rear collision. See More
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Companies urged to 'consider the risks' of non-computing devices connected to global networks

There is an increase in the number of cars, industrial control systems and other non-computing devices that are connected to a global computer network, some of these devices are sold without "thorough security and functional testing" and are... See More
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U.S. senators pound executives, but get no clear answer on safety of automotive air bags

WASHINGTON - There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe. See More
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ProFormance welcomes Graeme Fielding to the Team!

ANNOUNCEMENT Tammie Norn, CEO of ProFormance Group Insurance Solutions Inc is pleased to welcome Graeme Fielding to the ProFormance Team. Graeme will be working in the capacity of a Sr. Control ... See More
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Daniel Mailhot updated their profile
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Minivans do poorly in new crash tests by the insurance industry

DETROIT - The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry. See More
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With 5th record hot month, NOAA says 2014 likely to be globe's hottest year

WASHINGTON - Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of year. See More
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Quoting, analytics technology top priorities for Canadian insurance industry in 2015

Technology, particularly to enhance underwriting, was ranked as the highest priority for 2015 by nearly half of Canadian insurance industry respondents in a recent survey, and most said their IT spend would increase next year. See More
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Small firms want 'increasingly rapid responses to commercial insurance questions'

Insurance buyers in small and mid-sized businesses are "comfortable" doing online research, but insurance carriers "rarely" offer online quoting for small businesses, Conning Inc. suggested in a report. See More
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IBC, brokers pleased auto insurance bill passes in Ontario

The Insurance Bureau of Canada said Thursday it welcomed the news that the Ontario legislature has passed Bill 15, the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act. See More
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Ontario passes bill to cut auto insurance rates an average of 15%

TORONTO - The Ontario legislature passed a bill Thursday aimed at reducing car insurance premiums an average of 15 per cent by next August from where they were in the summer of 2013. See More
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Manitoba makes $1 million available to compensate farmers flooded last summer

WINNIPEG - Manitoba farmers who were flooded this summer are to receive just over $1 million in compensation. See More
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Railways given two years to make one hour application for operating certificates

OTTAWA - Canadian railways will have until Jan. 1, 2017, to obtain an operating certificate from Transport Canada under new safety rules announced by the minister. See More
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Concerns about rising cyber threats not translating to bigger IT budgets

Despite feeling they face information security threats, 42% of Canadian businesses have no plans to increase their IT security budgets next year, according to a report from EY Canada.

ICLR event to look at tackling hailstorm losses

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction will be hosting a seminar on tackling hailstorm losses.

U.S. safety agency tells Chrysler to speed up Jeep recall; gas tanks can rupture in crash

DETROIT - The nation's auto safety agency is telling Chrysler to speed up a recall of 1.5 million older Jeeps with gas tanks that can rupture in a rear collision.

Companies urged to 'consider the risks' of non-computing devices connected to global networks

There is an increase in the number of cars, industrial control systems and other non-computing devices that are connected to a global computer network, some of these devices are sold without "thorough security and functional testing" and are...

U.S. senators pound executives, but get no clear answer on safety of automotive air bags

WASHINGTON - There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.

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The Digital Edition of Canadian Underwriter's November 2014 issue

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s November 2014 issue Digital Edition Cover Story – ‘Remnants of Change’ – 2015 Reinsurance Market Outlook ➝ The catastroph...

ProFormance welcomes Graeme Fielding to the Team!

ANNOUNCEMENT Tammie Norn, CEO of ProFormance Group Insurance Solutions Inc is pleased to welcome Graeme Fielding to the ProFormance Team. Graeme will be working in the capacity of a Sr. Control ...

Great Momentum for STRONE-Itech Movember Team

An abundance of facial hair has returned to STRONE and Itech branches as the STRONE-Itech team takes on its third Movember campaign – MO:III. At the 20 day mark, the campaign has been a record ...

Peace Hills Insurance Wins Prestigious Passion Capitalists Award

November 20, 2014- Edmonton- Peace Hills Insurance (Peace Hills) is proud to announce that they are a Canada’s Passion Capitalists Award Winner! Peace Hills was previously announced as a finalis...

Economical Insurance Appoints Chris Van Kooten to SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer

Karen Gavan, president and CEO of Economical Insurance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Van Kooten as Senior Vice-President and Chief Underwriting Officer. Reporting to Ms. Gavan, his ...

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