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Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc profit in 2014 up to £117.664 million

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc’s unaudited financial results show that its profit for 2014 was £117.664 million compared with £112.775 million in 2013, providing encouragement that, coupled with its solid revenue growth, the... See More
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Colder than normal weather to continue through March: Weather Network forecast

TORONTO - Looking to break out of winter’s icy clutches? The Weather Network has some bad news - you're stuck in a frigid embrace for a while longer. See More
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AssessMed Announces New Head Office Location

Mississauga, Ont., March 3, 2015 – Assessmed is pleased to announce it has moved its head office to a larger location to better serve its clients, and to create an enhanced working environment f... See More
yesterday
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North Waterloo Farmers Mutual agrees to merge with Oxford Mutual Insurance

Two Western Ontario farmers' mutual insurance companies - North Waterloo Farmers Mutual Insurance Company and Oxford Mutual Insurance Company - announced Monday they agreed to merge. See More
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Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks in Brussels as Moscow threatens imminent cutoff

BRUSSELS - Russia and Ukraine's energy ministers are holding emergency talks after the Russian gas supplier said it would cut off deliveries to the war-torn country as soon as Tuesday if it does not get new payments. See More
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Overall satisfaction for homeowners who have filed a property claim remains high: U.S. study

Insurance providers in the United States have been able to focus time on and apply lessons to managing non-catastrophic claims, which has resulted in a third consecutive year of higher overall satisfaction among homeowners who have filed a... See More
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Legal obligations for data on telematics devices rare in U.K.

Legal obligations to supply personal data held on telematics devices are rare in the United Kingdom, suggested a recent blog from Brussels, Belgium-based Ptolemus Consulting Group. See More
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Manitoba issues 2015 flood outlook

On Friday, the province of Manitoba issued its 2015 February Flood Outlook, which found that there is a moderate to major risk of overland flooding on the Assiniboine River. See More
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Elizabeth Welsh, FCIP, C.R.M. is now a member of instouch
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All-terrain vehicle definition could be expanded in Ontario if private member's bill passes

A private member's bill proposing to let Ontarians drive "utility task" vehicles - on highways on which all-terrain vehicles may also be driven - recently passed second reading at Queen's Park. See More
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Berkshire Hathaway's full year, 2014 Q4 operating earnings up; another year of underwriting profit

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s operating earnings grew for both 2014 compared with 2013 and for 2014 Q4 compared with 2013 Q4, and while operating earnings for insurance-underwriting was down, the quickly growing insurance operation posted its... See More
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Amber Walker, NEW Red Deer Branch Manager for On Side Restoration

Calgary, AB – On Side Restoration is pleased to announce that effective February 2015, Amber Walker has been promoted to the Branch Manager position in Red Deer, Alberta. Ms. Walker began her c... See More
Monday
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Eight Industry Leaders to Present at Next Week’s CRU Toronto Seminar

CRU is again presenting two days of exceptional insurance presentations and conversation as an industry service. This complimentary event is open to all insurance claims management, adjusters and indu... See More
Monday
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"The Digital Edition of Claims Canada magazine’s February/March 2015 issue: http://bit.ly/ccfeb15 ; – Featuring Cover Story – ‘The CAT Issue’ Embedded Digital Edition here on instouch below:  "
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Claims Canada – February-March 2015

The Digital Edition of Claims Canada magazine’s February/March 2015 issue: http://bit.ly/ccfeb15 – Featuring Cover Story - ‘The CAT Issue’
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The Digital Edition of Claims Canada magazine's February/March 2015 Issue

Claims Canada magazine’s February/March 2015 issue Digital Edition Featuring Cover Story: ‘The CAT Issue’ – What has changed and what remains the same &nda... See More
Sunday
Profile IconDavid Melhuish, Barb Clegg, Donna Fansher and 2 more joined instouch
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Draft regulations for demutualization of p&c companies released

Canada’s Department of Finance has issued long-awaited draft regulations for the demutualization of Canadian property and casualty insurance companies. See More
Friday
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Net income down 6.2%, premiums up 2% at FM Global

Factory Mutual Insurance Company (FM Global) announced Friday its net income for 2014 dropped 6.2% to $956.4 million, from $1.02 billion in 2013, while net premiums earned increased 2% to $3.6 billion. All figures are in United States dollars. See More
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Breaking Insurance News

Global insurance rates decrease for the seventh consecutive quarter

The Marsh Global Insurance Index showed rate decreases for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, marking the seventh consecutive quarter of decline.

Unica, Independent Broker Resources launch telematics for commercial auto insurance customers

Unica Insurance Inc. and Independent Broker Resources Inc. (IBRI) announced Tuesday that Unica is endorsing Fleetadvisor, a commercial auto insurance product announced by IBRI in January.

Insurer IT spending set to increase nearly 5% this year

A report from Strategy Meets Action (SMA), an insurance strategic advisory firm, has found that insurer IT spending is set to increase almost 5% this year over 2014.

Bill C-52 targets railways' power to shift their risk to shippers

The federal government’s newly unveiled Bill C-52, the Safe and Accountable Rail Act, would, if it passes into law, introduce new limits on the power of railways to shift their risk to shippers.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc profit in 2014 up to £117.664 million

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc’s unaudited financial results show that its profit for 2014 was £117.664 million compared with £112.775 million in 2013, providing encouragement that, coupled with its solid revenue growth, the...

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EFI Global Announces New Additions to its Environmental Services Team

EFI Global is pleased to announce new additions to its Environmental Services Team. EFI Global welcomes Ian Mendes (Environmental Team Leader/Senior Project Engineer) to the Hamilton, Ontario office; ...

AssessMed Announces New Head Office Location

Mississauga, Ont., March 3, 2015 – Assessmed is pleased to announce it has moved its head office to a larger location to better serve its clients, and to create an enhanced working environment f...

SPECS Limited – New Appraiser – Langley, British Columbia

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

Dr. Burns Cheadle to Address Fracking Effects at CRU Adjuster Seminar

Dr. Cheadle, an Associate Professor of Petroleum Geology at Western University will be a key speaker at the upcoming CRU Adjuster Seminar in Toronto next week. After a long career in the Alberta oil a...

Amber Walker, NEW Red Deer Branch Manager for On Side Restoration

Calgary, AB – On Side Restoration is pleased to announce that effective February 2015, Amber Walker has been promoted to the Branch Manager position in Red Deer, Alberta. Ms. Walker began her c...

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