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Global catastrophes cause $22 billion of insured losses in first half of 2014

Global natural catastrophes for the first half of the year accounted for US$22 billion in insured losses, with more than half occurring in the United States, Impact Forecasting said in a report Wednesday. See More
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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for New Brunswick

Much of New Brunswick – which witnessed flooding this spring and continues to clean up in the wake of post tropical storm Arthur – was under a severe thunderstorm watch from Environment Canada Wednesday. See More
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Toronto-area rehab clinic convicted of fraud, fined $200,000 plus restitution

A Toronto-area rehabilitation clinic has been convicted of several auto insurance fraud-related offences and has been fined $200,000. See More
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ACE's operating income in 2014 Q2 up 4.5% over 2013 Q2

Strong current accident year underwriting income excluding catastrophe losses drove an increase in property and casualty underwriting income in 2014 Q2, contributing to ACE Limited’s 4.5% increase in operating income over the same quarter... See More
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Typhoon that injured 5 in Taiwan downgraded to tropical storm after landing in China

BEIJING - Typhoon Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China on Wednesday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the death toll from last week's more powerful Typhoon Rammasun rose further. See More
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'Calm continues' as catastrophe losses decline in Canada, U.S. during first half of year

Catastrophe losses in Canada during the first half of this year fell 98% over last year, with only two catastrophe events designated so far, Property Claims Services reported Wednesday. See More
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Is your Company ready for the Big Shake?

Catastrophe Response Unit will be hosting the next in our series of Earthquake Response Seminars for Property and Casualty insurance executives at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver on Tuesday, Augu... See More
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Second quarter net income down at Travelers after higher cat losses

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has reported a net income of $683 million for the second quarter of the year, down from $925 million in the same quarter last year because of higher catastrophe losses. See More
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Proper use of technology could save 15% of loss costs and loss adjustment expense

The insurance industry is poised to see high performance claims transformation if it takes steps to turn routinely overlooked data into actionable information and knowledge, suggests a report published last week by Aite Group. See More
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Typhoon toll in southern China rises to 46 dead with 25 people missing; 2nd storm nears Taiwan

BEIJING - The death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into China's south in decades has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing, the government said Tuesday. See More
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Rising seas to bring historic floods on Carolinas coast; billions in property at stake

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A new analysis of sea level rise concludes that billions of dollars in property and infrastructure is at risk in extreme floods expected along the coast of the Carolinas in coming years. See More
Tuesday
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U.S. holding company, C.A. Bancorp Inc. announce joint venture

A U.S.-based holding company and a publicly traded Canadian merchant bank have announced an agreement to form a new Florida-based property and casualty insurance carrier to be named Monarch National Insurance Company. See More
Tuesday
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ENCON Welcomes Vesna Fable to its Mississauga Office

Vesna Fable recently joined ENCON, a leading managing general agent in Canada, as a Business Development, Senior Casualty Underwriter. In her role, she will focus on providing Stand-alone Commercial G... See More
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Receivables Insurance Association of Canada’s new Chairman points to membership growth, expanding brand recognition, fall economics conference as evidence of progress

Toronto, ON – Brad Hébert, the newly appointed Chairman of the Receivables Insurance Association of Canada, believes the association’s first year of operations laid a successfu... See More
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CSIO creates new eSignatures vendor dashboard for broker channel

The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) has released an eSignatures Vendor Dashboard for researching eSignature offerings within the broker channel. See More
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White paper on solar panel safety offers guidance for risk managers

Zurich Insurance Group is recommending that commercial building managers and risk managers try to avoid the installation or integration of photovoltaic systems onto or into buildings until associated risks are fully understood and addressed. See More
Monday
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Oil train cars derail at Seattle rail yard; no spill, but some alarmed

SEATTLE - Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train derailed at rail yard in Seattle early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists.

Cleanup underway after Kamloops flash floods leave damage in Interior city

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Cleanup is underway in Kamloops, B.C., as the southern Interior city dries out from flash floods that dumped 25 millimetres of rain in less than half an hour.

Wildfire season off to slow start in some areas of West, expected to get more intense

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - Widespread drought across the West had forecasters expecting an above-average wildfire season this summer, which so far has not lived up to expectations.

Fewer small businesses buying cyber liability insurance since Target breach

Businesses outside the information technology sector seem less likely to seek cyber liability insurance since news broke last December 19 about the breach involving Target, suggests insureon, an insurance provider for small business.

No rating changes expected in wake of Malaysia Airlines crash

A.M. Best reports in a new briefing that the total insurance loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 is not expected to result in any ratings actions.

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FIRST Canada | Innovation meets Performance

Partnerships are critical to your business. The partnerships you build with your clients. The partnerships that help you further your business. We have combined our financial strength and pa...

2014 PLR Expo Pre and Post Conference Training Sessions Announced

Ottawa, Ontario – Today, PLR Expo Services is releasing information on the Pre and Post Conference Training sessions for the upcoming 2014 PLR Expo.  The PLR Expo happens this September 30t...

Wellpoint Health Services Corp. Acquires WRI Group Inc.

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 - Wellpoint Health Services Corp. (“Wellpoint”) is excited to announce the acquisition of WRI Group Inc. (“WRI”).  WRI, via its WorkReturn and WorkL...

Is your Company ready for the Big Shake?

Catastrophe Response Unit will be hosting the next in our series of Earthquake Response Seminars for Property and Casualty insurance executives at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver on Tuesday, Augu...

Receivables Insurance Association of Canada’s new Chairman points to membership growth, expanding brand recognition, fall economics conference as evidence of progress

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