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Report says 'unprecedented' flood at root of Calgary bridge failure

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board says unprecedented flood water was to blame for a derailment and partial bridge collapse in Calgary last year. See More
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U.S. insurance, risk management industry disappointed at failure to pass TRIA

Property and casualty insurance industry groups in the United States are expressing disappointment and frustration at the Senate’s non-passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). See More
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TSB to release report into 2013 CP Rail derailment, bridge failure during flood

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is to release its report today about a bridge failure and freight train derailment in Calgary during a devastating flood. See More
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XL Group in preliminary talks to acquire Catlin

Dublin-based XL Group plc confirmed Wednesday that it is in preliminary talks with Catlin Group Ltd. to potentially acquire the company and form a combined entity. See More
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Global disaster events cost insurers $34 billion in 2014: Swiss Re

At US$34 billion, estimated insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2014 were still high, despite being well below recent annual averages and being significantly below the US$45 billion tab for 2013, note preliminary... See More
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SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Edmonton, AB – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Peter Keefe has joined SPECS as an Appraiser... See More
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Manitoba rivers, lakes above normal levels for this time of year: forecasters

WINNIPEG - Flood forecasters in Manitoba say most major rivers and lakes are at above normal water levels for this time of year. See More
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Arrests made, $1 million in stolen vehicles recovered in Ontario auto fraud investigation

Seven people have been arrested and more than $1 million in stolen automobiles have been recovered after a joint investigation into an alleged auto theft ring operating in Durham Region, York Region and Toronto, the Insurance Bureau of Canada... See More
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Former Aviva Canada exec tapped for brokerage group CEO spot

Former Aviva Canada executive Greg Dunn has been appointed president and CEO of the Mass Group of Insurance Brokerages, effective Jan. 1, 2015. See More
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Decade since tsunami, UN envoy urges greater focus on cutting disaster risks

GENEVA - The world is better prepared to face past calamities like the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami but it's not ready for the extreme weather of the future, the U.N.'s top natural disaster official said Tuesday. See More
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Fairfax Financial announces insurance acquisition in eastern Europe

Two weeks after announcing the acquisition of an insurer in Malaysia, Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. announced it has agreed to acquire some of QBE Insurance Group Ltd.’s operations in Eastern Europe. See More
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ILS issuance at record level amid new highs in collateralized reinsurance capital: Aon

The pricing of the latest offering from Nakama Re Ltd. has brought annual insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance to a record level, with total property catastrophe bond issuance for 2014 reaching US$8.03 billion, notes global reinsurance... See More
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SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton, AB – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Kelly Price has joined SPECS  as an App... See More
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On Side, St. John's Branch is now registered for Asbestos Remediation Abatement in Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL – New skills and upgraded training are among the latest changes taking place at On Side Restoration’s St. John’s branch. Specialties now include asbestos handlin... See More
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Norman Black Foundation Donates $4,750 to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation at the GroupOne Client Holiday Open House

At the GroupOne Insurance Services Client Holiday Open House held on Friday December 12th, 2014 in Richmond Hill, Ontario – the Norman Black Foundation donated $4,750 to the Kelly Shires Br... See More
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Ontario court ruling helps clarify municipalities' legal obligations to motorists: lawyer

A recent Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling will be "very well received by municipalities" concerned about legal liability for keeping roads and bridges in a reasonable state of repair, a municipal liability and auto insurance expert with...

Report says 'unprecedented' flood at root of Calgary bridge failure

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board says unprecedented flood water was to blame for a derailment and partial bridge collapse in Calgary last year.

U.S. insurance, risk management industry disappointed at failure to pass TRIA

Property and casualty insurance industry groups in the United States are expressing disappointment and frustration at the Senate’s non-passage of legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).

TSB to release report into 2013 CP Rail derailment, bridge failure during flood

CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is to release its report today about a bridge failure and freight train derailment in Calgary during a devastating flood.

XL Group in preliminary talks to acquire Catlin

Dublin-based XL Group plc confirmed Wednesday that it is in preliminary talks with Catlin Group Ltd. to potentially acquire the company and form a combined entity.

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SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Edmonton, AB – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Peter Keefe has joined SPECS as an Appraiser...

Norman Black Foundation Donates $4,750 to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation at the GroupOne Client Holiday Open House

At the GroupOne Insurance Services Client Holiday Open House held on Friday December 12th, 2014 in Richmond Hill, Ontario – the Norman Black Foundation donated $4,750 to the Kelly Shires Br...

SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton, AB – SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Kelly Price has joined SPECS  as an App...

On Side, St. John's Branch is now registered for Asbestos Remediation Abatement in Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL – New skills and upgraded training are among the latest changes taking place at On Side Restoration’s St. John’s branch. Specialties now include asbestos handlin...

Greg Dunn appointed as President and CEO of Mass Group of Insurance Brokerages

Randy McGlynn and Larry Smith on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Mass Group of Insurance Brokerages are pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Dunn to the role of President and CEO effect...

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