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Barry Keirstead is now a member of instouch
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#ymmfire: Fix it the right way

 Here's a link to a LinkedIn article I wrote about the Fort McMurray fire and the restoration industry -->  #ymmfire: Fix it the right waySee More
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Farhan Mohamed updated their profile
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ICLR's Glenn McGillivray on the Fort McMurray wildfire (CBC's The Exchange - May 12, 2016)

ICLR's Managing Director Glenn McGillivray on CBC's The Exchange talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and the need to build (and rebuild) communities in a ...
May 19
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ICLR's Glenn McGillivray on the Fort McMurray wildfire (May 12, 2016)

ICLR's Managing Director Glenn McGillivray on CFAX 1070 talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and the need to rebuild communities in a resilient way.
May 17
Cyle Lefebvre updated their profile
May 16
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR's Paul Kovacs on the Fort McMurray wildfire (CBC Cross Country Checkup - May 8, 2016)

ICLR Executive Director Paul Kovacs talks about the Fort McMurray wildfire and about the growing risk of wildfire in Canada.
May 13
Marc Sargent updated their profile
May 12
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR's Paul Kovacs on the Fort McMurray Wildfire (The National - May 8, 2016)

Three experts, including ICLR Executive Director Paul Kovacs discusses why the Fort McMurray fire is not a one-off and why the wildfire threat is getting big...
May 10
Darren Miller posted blog posts
May 8
Dean Collins is now a member of instouch
May 6
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

Radio Canada International: ICLR's Glenn McGillivray on the Fort McMurray Wildfire (May 4, 2016)

To prevent future wildfires similar to the one that has ravaged the northeastern Alberta community of Fort McMurray Canada has to change the way it manages l...
May 6
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR: 2016 Wildfire Season Forecast (May 4, 2016)

On May 4, 2016 ICLR held its annual Wildfire Season Forecast 2016 with Kerry Anderson, Fire Research Officer for the Canadian Forest Service. The webinar sum...
May 4
Darren Miller posted a blog post

Disaster Restoration software frustrations and solutions

Disaster Restoration software frustrations and solutionsAre you in disaster restoration and are required to upload documentation into a software in the cloud so that adjusters and insurance companies can review? Do you have frustrations while your using the software out in the field?I usually don't vent my frustrations like this but I think this warrants a discussion so that we can improve on it to be better on both sides of the claim process.We all need to work together to provide the best…See More
Apr 25
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Apr 21
Darren Miller posted a blog post

Consumer or Producer in your company or business?

Are you a Consumer or Producer in your company or business? Sometimes we get caught up in being a consumer of content or information and not a producer of it. This could be the case if you are starting up your own business or learning a new trade.I know this may sound odd or it comes from way out in left field but, Maybe take some time away from always learning from the professionals in your industry (don't get me wrong, this is a fantastic way to not re-invent the wheel) but try…See More
Apr 20
Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR Friday Forum: Understanding the characteristics of hailstorms (April 8, 2016)

On April 8, 2016, ICLR held a Webinar as part of its longstanding Friday Forum workshop series entitled 'Understanding the Characteristics of Hailstorms and ...
Apr 12
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WICC, Ontario Chapter

Mobilizing For A Cure: Since the inception of WICC in 1996, with the help of the entire insurance industry and its supporters, well over $11,000,000 has been raised nationally in support of cancer research and education.See More
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Homes not safe: Alberta premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says up to 2,000 evacuees expecting to move back to their homes in fire-damaged Fort McMurray this week will not be able to do so until possibly September. She says more than 500 homes

The post Homes not safe: Alberta premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project

VANCOUVER – Dozens of international climate scientists are calling on the Canadian government to reject a proposed liquefied natural gas project in northwestern British Columbia, saying it would have dire environmental effects. Ninety academics from Canada, the United States, Australia

The post Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

What can health care workers do when medical errors occur?

As many in the health care industry know full well, medical mistakes can happen at any time. This isn’t necessarily something that can always be prevented, because while there are many best practices in the sector as a whole, the

The post What can health care workers do when medical errors occur? appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Alberta gov’t, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo supporting small- and medium-sized businesses with re-entry to Fort McMurray

The Government of Alberta, in partnership with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB), is moving forward on initial steps to support small- and medium-sized businesses in their re-entry with a small business support centre. Government has also confirmed its

The post Alberta gov’t, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo supporting small- and medium-sized businesses with re-entry to Fort McMurray appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk forecasts 17 named storms between June and November

Tropical Storm Risk (TSR), which is part of Aon Benfield Research’s academic and industry collaboration, is forecasting 17 named storms, nine hurricanes and four major (Category 3+) hurricanes between the months of June and November. TSR  issued its May forecast

The post Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk forecasts 17 named storms between June and November appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

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Homes not safe: Alberta premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says up to 2,000 evacuees expecting to move back to their homes in fire-damaged Fort McMurray this week will not be able to do so until possibly September. She says more than 500 homes

The post Homes not safe: Alberta premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project

VANCOUVER – Dozens of international climate scientists are calling on the Canadian government to reject a proposed liquefied natural gas project in northwestern British Columbia, saying it would have dire environmental effects. Ninety academics from Canada, the United States, Australia

The post Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

What can health care workers do when medical errors occur?

As many in the health care industry know full well, medical mistakes can happen at any time. This isn’t necessarily something that can always be prevented, because while there are many best practices in the sector as a whole, the

The post What can health care workers do when medical errors occur? appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Alberta gov’t, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo supporting small- and medium-sized businesses with re-entry to Fort McMurray

The Government of Alberta, in partnership with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB), is moving forward on initial steps to support small- and medium-sized businesses in their re-entry with a small business support centre. Government has also confirmed its

The post Alberta gov’t, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo supporting small- and medium-sized businesses with re-entry to Fort McMurray appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk forecasts 17 named storms between June and November

Tropical Storm Risk (TSR), which is part of Aon Benfield Research’s academic and industry collaboration, is forecasting 17 named storms, nine hurricanes and four major (Category 3+) hurricanes between the months of June and November. TSR  issued its May forecast

The post Aon Benfield’s Tropical Storm Risk forecasts 17 named storms between June and November appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

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