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Cyber compliance does not always equal risk management, Deloitte report finds

Cyber risk is a business issue. That was one of four key themes that characterized the state of cyber risk programs and issues facing the retail and distribution sector, according to a Deloitte report released this week. See More
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Michael Campbell is now a member of instouch
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Apple Watch launch April 24 'the biggest date' in insurance industry: CIP symposium speaker

The "biggest date" in the insurance industry will be April 24, when Apple Inc. is scheduled to launch its wristwatches, a business professor suggested Thursday to insurance professionals at the CIP Society Symposium in Toronto. See More
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Actuary ranked as top job of 2015 by U.S. job search website

U.S. job search website CareerCast.com has ranked the job of actuary as the number one job of 2015. See More
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Insurance brokerages who merge 'have to share the same principles,' says former IBAO pres

Insurance brokerages should have a "diversity in skills" among shareholders and should communicate their succession plan to employees and while acquisitions are one way to grown, most mergers and acquisitions fail, speakers said Tuesday at the... See More
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Guy Carpenter launches flood model for Canadian insurance market

Guy Carpenter, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has launched its new G-CAT Canada Flood Model, what it calls the “first-ever probabilistic flood model for... See More
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Size will help support presence, flexibility and efficiency: Economical Insurance's Tom Reikman

Economical Insurance’s intention to demutualize comes down to the belief that the insurer must be big enough and flexible enough to maintain its presence in Canada’s changing property and casualty space, senior vice president and... See More
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Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region (IBTR) Presents FRIENDSHIP NIGHT – Thursday May 7, 2015

The Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region Presents: "A Night in Paris Friendship Night" This social event brings together Insurance Brokers, Insurance Company Reps and many dedicated Industry Sponsors ... See More
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Distracted walking: Could mobile phone use affect a person’s likelihood of slipping/tripping and falling?

By Dr. Samuel Howart As a society, we have become increasingly aware of the potentially devastating consequences of mobile phone use while driving. Talking or texting on your mobile phone can present... See More
Friday
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British police would 'consider' new evidence in 1985 stadium fire that killed 56

BRADFORD, England - The circumstances surrounding one of England's worst sporting disasters could be re-examined following allegations that the fire at a soccer stadium which killed 56 people in 1985 may have been started deliberately. See More
Thursday
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Canadian personal & small business market will eventually be 'dominated' by two or three large insurers: Desjardins General president

Like life insurance, the Canadian market for property & casualty insurance - for personal and small commercial lines - will eventually be "dominated" by two or three major firms, the head of Desjardins General Insurance Group Inc. suggested... See More
Thursday
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Personal injury lawyers' referral, contingency fee arrangements should be filed with Superintendent of Insurance: IBC

Referral fee and contingency fee arrangements from personal injury lawyers should be filed with the Superintendent of Insurance for review of the impact on auto premiums in Ontario, suggested Ralph Palumbo, vice president, Ontario, with the... See More
Thursday
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Goal to raise awareness of growing climate and weather-related risks: U.S. academy

Looking to mark Earth Day Apr. 22, the American Academy of Actuaries has announced it will use social media messages to help bring attention to the risk of severe extreme weather/climate-related events and their incidence. See More
Thursday
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Deceptive new tactics by cyber attackers emerge in 2014, attackers succeed with speed and precision: Symantec

Symantec reports that a tactical shift in cyber crime unfolded in 2014, with attackers moving to infiltrate networks and evade detection by hijacking the infrastructure of major corporations and using it against them. See More
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CDL - Defensible Positions at Delta Barrington

April 27, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
We decided to wait until winter would be gone for sure before bringing CDL's annual Atlantic Canada programming back to Halifax.Join us at the Delta Barrington on April 27th  for an afternoon of CLE. Program highlights include:A Panel of Senior Insurance Managers from leading companies discussing the latest issues in the industry.      Laurie Demmings - Intact Insurance      Adele Mitchell - The Personal      Paul Ross - Economical Insurance      Nancie Westhaver -Sovereign General…See More
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Cyberattacks on federal research agency tried to beat the clock: documents

OTTAWA - Time stands still for no one, but that didn’t stop cyberattackers from trying to shut down a National Research Council service that synchronizes computer clocks. See More
Thursday
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Crime Stoppers of Halton receives $50,000 commitment from Economical Insurance

WATERLOO, ON, April 16, 2015 — It’s no secret to the residents of Halton Region that they are living in one of the safest regional municipalities in Canada to raise a family and do busines... See More
Thursday
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Catastrophe bond issuance reaches record Q1 level: Aon Benfield Securities

Aon Benfield Securities, the investment banking division of global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor Aon Benfield, said in a report released on Wednesday that catastrophe bond issuance for Q1 reached a record of $US1.7 billion,... See More
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Newfoundland's new moose management plan disappoints lobbyists, with no fencing

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is continuing to risk lives by not including fencing in their new moose management plan, says a group that lobbies to reduce vehicle crashes involving moose. See More
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Cyber compliance does not always equal risk management, Deloitte report finds

Cyber risk is a business issue. That was one of four key themes that characterized the state of cyber risk programs and issues facing the retail and distribution sector, according to a Deloitte report released this week.

Apple Watch launch April 24 'the biggest date' in insurance industry: CIP symposium speaker

The "biggest date" in the insurance industry will be April 24, when Apple Inc. is scheduled to launch its wristwatches, a business professor suggested Thursday to insurance professionals at the CIP Society Symposium in Toronto.

Actuary ranked as top job of 2015 by U.S. job search website

U.S. job search website CareerCast.com has ranked the job of actuary as the number one job of 2015.

Insurance brokerages who merge 'have to share the same principles,' says former IBAO pres

Insurance brokerages should have a "diversity in skills" among shareholders and should communicate their succession plan to employees and while acquisitions are one way to grown, most mergers and acquisitions fail, speakers said Tuesday at the...

Guy Carpenter launches flood model for Canadian insurance market

Guy Carpenter, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has launched its new G-CAT Canada Flood Model, what it calls the “first-ever probabilistic flood model for...

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Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region (IBTR) Presents FRIENDSHIP NIGHT – Thursday May 7, 2015

The Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region Presents: "A Night in Paris Friendship Night" This social event brings together Insurance Brokers, Insurance Company Reps and many dedicated Industry Sponsors ...

Distracted walking: Could mobile phone use affect a person’s likelihood of slipping/tripping and falling?

By Dr. Samuel Howart As a society, we have become increasingly aware of the potentially devastating consequences of mobile phone use while driving. Talking or texting on your mobile phone can present...

Crime Stoppers of Halton receives $50,000 commitment from Economical Insurance

WATERLOO, ON, April 16, 2015 — It’s no secret to the residents of Halton Region that they are living in one of the safest regional municipalities in Canada to raise a family and do busines...

ARC Group heads to The Big Easy

More than 9,500 risk management professionals will gather for the 2015 RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition, the premiere risk and insurance industry event, being held April 26-29 in New Orleans, La....

WICC to host insurance industry-exclusive Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life event

Insurers to come together to raise money for the cancer cause TORONTO - Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) is pleased to announce that it is once again supporting the Canadian Cancer Society's ...

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