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64% of Canadian CEOs surveyed expressed concern about data security: PwC

Cyber security is "strategically important" to three of four Canadian chief executive officers surveyed, while nearly two-thirds identified cyber threats as a concern, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP suggested in a recent report. See More
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Changes needed to prevent 'catastrophic gas transmission line accidents,' U.S. transportation safety board chair says

WASHINGTON - Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, United States government accident investigators said Wednesday as they... See More
10 hours ago
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Proposal to prepare for pandemic, involving insurance, likely to be presented 'in the coming months,' World Bank president predicts

The president of the World Bank suggested Tuesday that he anticipates that a proposal to help countries prepare for health catastrophes – which would likely involve insurance – is likely to be presented in the coming months. See More
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Q4 underwriting income up 7.1%, net income down 44.4% for ACE

ACE Limited's unaudited net income for 2014 Q4 decreased 44.4% from the same quarter in 2013 - US$555 million compared to US$998 million - but officials remain confident in the company's strategy. See More
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CNA offers brokers 'full range' of coverage in Canada with specialty launch

With the introduction of its specialty products in Canada, commercial insurer CNA Financial Corp. plans to "build out" its talent base, focusing "primarily" on brokers with whom it already has relationships and expand its offerings to include... See More
12 hours ago
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Commercial p&c pricing in United States down slightly in 2014 Q4

Premium pricing for the commercial property/casualty market in the United States was slightly lower in 2014 Q4, closely mirroring the previous quarter, although wind and hail losses continued to be a problem for some regions, note survey... See More
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CRU Group acquires Maltmans insurance claims services firm

CRU Group Inc. announced Wednesday it has acquired the shares of Toronto-based insurance claims services firm Maltman Group International. See More
17 hours ago
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CRU Group Inc. Acquires Shares of Maltmans Group International

The partners of CRU Group Inc. and Maltmans Group International are pleased to announce the acquisition of the shares of Maltmans by CRU. The new organisation will facilitate the continued growth of b... See More
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BP subsidiary executive: No guarantee of help from parent company to pay penalty for oil spill

NEW ORLEANS - An executive for the BP subsidiary that faces billions of dollars in possible fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill testified Tuesday that it is uncertain whether other BP entities would step in to help pay a steep penalty. See More
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New Ontario auto insurance dispute resolution system faces constitutional challenge

A Toronto-based personal injury lawyer is challenging, on constitutional grounds, an amendment to Ontario's Insurance Act that changes the dispute resolution for auto insurance claims. See More
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Little drone, big fears: White House incident occurs amid worries over UAVs

WASHINGTON - A tiny drone that crashed on the White House lawn Monday struck a sensitive area - and not just in the geographic sense. See More
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Offices closed, flights cancelled throughout Maritimes as storm moves north

HALIFAX - Flights were cancelled and schools, government offices and universities throughout the Maritimes were closed Tuesday as a powerful winter storm unleashed stiff winds and brought heavy snowfall to the region. See More
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Food bank, playground and homelessness projects among winners of Aviva Community Fund competition

The Aviva Community Fund, the online community funding competition, announced its grand prize winners Tuesday, with insurer Aviva Canada donating $1 million to organizations promoting positive change in various communities across the... See More
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Creechurch Expands Cyber Liability Insurance: Adding 24-Hour Breach Response Service managed by CGI

TORONTO — Creechurch Underwriters, a leading underwriter of cyber and technology insurance in Canada, today announces the expansion of its Cyber-Privacy coverage, including risk mitigation ... See More
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Prosecution seeks 26 year sentence for Costa Concordia captain for 2012 wreck, says he lied

ROME - Prosecutors asked a court to convict the captain of the Costa Concordia and sentence him to 26 years in prison Monday for the 2012 shipwreck off Tuscany that killed 32 people, saying the term is hardly excessive given the death toll. See More
Monday
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American P&C insurers' net income drops in 2014

Private property and casualty insurers in the United States saw net income fall $5.1 billion to $37.7 billion in the first nine months of 2014 over the same period the year before, ISO, a Verisk Analytics business, and the Property Casualty... See More
Monday
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Alberta premier pledges $20 million to fast track flood claims from 2013

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - The Alberta government is providing an extra $20 million to fast-track the remaining claims from the province's 2013 floods. See More
Monday

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64% of Canadian CEOs surveyed expressed concern about data security: PwC

Cyber security is "strategically important" to three of four Canadian chief executive officers surveyed, while nearly two-thirds identified cyber threats as a concern, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP suggested in a recent report.

Changes needed to prevent 'catastrophic gas transmission line accidents,' U.S. transportation safety board chair says

WASHINGTON - Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, United States government accident investigators said Wednesday as they...

Proposal to prepare for pandemic, involving insurance, likely to be presented 'in the coming months,' World Bank president predicts

The president of the World Bank suggested Tuesday that he anticipates that a proposal to help countries prepare for health catastrophes – which would likely involve insurance – is likely to be presented in the coming months.

Q4 underwriting income up 7.1%, net income down 44.4% for ACE

ACE Limited's unaudited net income for 2014 Q4 decreased 44.4% from the same quarter in 2013 - US$555 million compared to US$998 million - but officials remain confident in the company's strategy.

CNA offers brokers 'full range' of coverage in Canada with specialty launch

With the introduction of its specialty products in Canada, commercial insurer CNA Financial Corp. plans to "build out" its talent base, focusing "primarily" on brokers with whom it already has relationships and expand its offerings to include...

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CRU Group Inc. Acquires Shares of Maltmans Group International

The partners of CRU Group Inc. and Maltmans Group International are pleased to announce the acquisition of the shares of Maltmans by CRU. The new organisation will facilitate the continued growth of b...

Creechurch Expands Cyber Liability Insurance: Adding 24-Hour Breach Response Service managed by CGI

TORONTO — Creechurch Underwriters, a leading underwriter of cyber and technology insurance in Canada, today announces the expansion of its Cyber-Privacy coverage, including risk mitigation ...

Architects & Engineers E&O/CGL Product

South Western Group is offering a combined E&O/CGL product that provides the optimum wording for the customer that needs an integrated General Liability and Professional Liability coverage. W...

SPECS Limited – New Branch Manager – Vaughan, Ontario

Edmonton, AB –  SPECS Limited, the country’s leading provider of independent property damage and consulting services is pleased to announce that Frank Galati has been promoted to Bran...

5th Annual CRU Independent Adjuster Conference March 12 & 13, 2015 – Register Today!

CRU Adjusters is continuing to shape the landscape of claim adjusting in Canada.  With increasing client expectations CRU is committed to assisting independent adjusters deliver th...

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