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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
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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
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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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CDL - Arguing Contested Motions at Cambridge Suites Hotel

May 12, 2016 from 8am to 12pm
This event, will provide guidance and mentoring to young lawyers regarding how to effectively deliver and organize oral and written submissions in anticipation of and in the course of contested motions. Participants will have a chance to learn from a judge, an arbitrator, and experienced counsel on the following topics: How to effectively and properly argue contested motionsHow to best prepare for answering questions during oral submissionsHow to properly organize and deliver oral…See More
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Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR Friday Forum: Mapping extreme rainfall for Canada (March 11, 2016)

On March 11, 2016, ICLR held a Friday Forum workshop entitled 'Mapping extreme rainfall statistics for Canada', led by Dr. Slobodan Simonovic of Western Univ...
Mar 21
Darren Miller posted a blog post

Cultivating connections in the insurance industry

What opportunities can you look out for in making new connections within the Insurance Industry? I had someone ask me a question today, they asked........"I clean up after floods in apartments and condominiums, how do I start doing insurance claims in houses?Here is a quick video that I thought may trigger a few ideas on how to go after the single family dwelling losses.I think that this is a concern with…See More
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Glenn McGillivray posted a video

ICLR Friday Forum: Reducing flood risk in Toronto (February 19, 2016)

ICLR held a Friday Forum workshop February 19, 2016 entitled 'Reducing flood risk in Toronto', led by David Kellershohn with Toronto Water. Urban flooding co...
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Silicon Valley startup accelerator launches new insurance innovation platform

The Plug and Play Tech Center, a Silicon Valley global technology accelerator and venture fund, announced that it has partnered with the world’s largest reinsurer – Munich Re – to create what it is calling the first ever accelerator program

The post Silicon Valley startup accelerator launches new insurance innovation platform appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Economical Insurance to launch overland flood coverage in 2016

Economical Insurance of Waterloo, Ont plans to launch a property insurance product that covers overland flooding this year, a company official told industry professionals Friday. “We are really looking forward at Economical to launching our overland flood coverage later this

The post Economical Insurance to launch overland flood coverage in 2016 appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

IBC ShakeZone tour visits British Columbia for earthquake preparedness

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has teamed up with the government of British Columbia, 34 municipalities and local universities to remind British Columbians of the importance of earthquake preparedness. The IBC ShakeZone tour will make 34 stops throughout Vancouver,

The post IBC ShakeZone tour visits British Columbia for earthquake preparedness appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

The Weather Company predicts 14 named storms for the 2016 tropical season

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, has issued their first tropical forecast for the 2016 season, which includes a total of 14 named storms. Of those named storms, eight will be hurricanes and three will be major hurricanes, The Weather

The post The Weather Company predicts 14 named storms for the 2016 tropical season appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Allowing both telematics program discounts, surcharges could secure a solid future for telematics in Canada: speaker

Allowing both discounts and surcharges for all telematics programs are among the changes that could help ensure telematics has a bright future in Canada, Donald Light, director of Celent’s North America property casualty practice, suggested Thursday at Insurance Telematics Canada

The post Allowing both telematics program discounts, surcharges could secure a solid future for telematics in Canada: speaker appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

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Silicon Valley startup accelerator launches new insurance innovation platform

The Plug and Play Tech Center, a Silicon Valley global technology accelerator and venture fund, announced that it has partnered with the world’s largest reinsurer – Munich Re – to create what it is calling the first ever accelerator program

The post Silicon Valley startup accelerator launches new insurance innovation platform appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Economical Insurance to launch overland flood coverage in 2016

Economical Insurance of Waterloo, Ont plans to launch a property insurance product that covers overland flooding this year, a company official told industry professionals Friday. “We are really looking forward at Economical to launching our overland flood coverage later this

The post Economical Insurance to launch overland flood coverage in 2016 appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

IBC ShakeZone tour visits British Columbia for earthquake preparedness

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has teamed up with the government of British Columbia, 34 municipalities and local universities to remind British Columbians of the importance of earthquake preparedness. The IBC ShakeZone tour will make 34 stops throughout Vancouver,

The post IBC ShakeZone tour visits British Columbia for earthquake preparedness appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

The Weather Company predicts 14 named storms for the 2016 tropical season

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, has issued their first tropical forecast for the 2016 season, which includes a total of 14 named storms. Of those named storms, eight will be hurricanes and three will be major hurricanes, The Weather

The post The Weather Company predicts 14 named storms for the 2016 tropical season appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Allowing both telematics program discounts, surcharges could secure a solid future for telematics in Canada: speaker

Allowing both discounts and surcharges for all telematics programs are among the changes that could help ensure telematics has a bright future in Canada, Donald Light, director of Celent’s North America property casualty practice, suggested Thursday at Insurance Telematics Canada

The post Allowing both telematics program discounts, surcharges could secure a solid future for telematics in Canada: speaker appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

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