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Since 1934 Canadian Underwriter magazine, Canada's leading insurance journal has provided insurance professionals with an award-winning package of articles, features, news and events. The Canadian Underwriter group of insurance industry media products has grown and developed to cover a wide range of information vehicles, both in print and online.

Canadian Underwriter's Insurance Media Group is committed to providing the most timely and relevant news, information and resources to insurance professionals from all segments of the industry.

The Canadian Underwriter Insurance Media Group of products includes:

Canadian Underwriter magazine
Canadian Underwriter magazine - Digital Edition
Canadian Underwriter Annual Statistical Issue
The National Insurance Marketer
The Ontario Insurance Directory
Claims Canada magazine, official publication of the Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association (CIAA)
Claims Canada magazine - Digital Edition
The CIAA National Claims Manual
The Ontario Broker magazine, official publication of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO)
www.canadianunderwriter.ca
www.claimscanada.ca
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www.i-hire.ca - Canada's Insurance Career Destination

www.inswire.ca - Property and Casualty Insurance Newswire
Canadian Underwriter Insurance Careers, Powered by i-hire.ca
The National Insurance Marketer Buyer's Guide Online
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Canadian Underwriter magazine is celebrating its 80th Anniversary in 2014!

Started by Steve Wilson Jan 9. 0 Replies

Since 1934, Canadian Underwriter has had the pleasure of serving Canada’s property & casualty insurance industry – and we would like to thank all of our friends, subscribers, readers,…Continue

Tags: Publishing, print, 1934, 2014, Insurance

Canadian Underwriter and Swiss Re team up for webinar on Canadian risk landscape

Started by Steve Wilson Jan 22, 2013. 0 Replies

Canadian Underwriter and Swiss Re have teamed up to host a live webinar, entitled the Changing Canadian Risk Landscape, reflecting on natural hazards throughout the country and what Canada can expect…Continue

Tags: flood, tornado, hail, tsunami, wildfire

Breaking News from Canadian Underwriter Insurance Media Group

Premier urges New Brunswick town not to let guard down after water levels recede

SUSSEX, N.B. – Water levels in many parts of New Brunswick receded Thursday but Premier David Alward and Emergency Measures officials urged residents not to let their guard down because of a potential for more dangerous flooding.

Saskatchewan authorities issue more than 700 tickets for seatbelt violations in a month

Saskatchewan authorities ticketed just over 700 motorists last month during March’s traffic safety focus on seatbelt and car seat use in the province.

PCS reports no weather catastrophes in Canada in Q1, while polar vortex caused $1.5 billion insured losses in U.S.

2014 is the third year in a row in which Property Claims Services (PCS) has not declared any weather catastrophes in Canada for the first quarter, while six catastrophe events in the United States resulted in US$2.2 billion in insured losses...

Half of Quebec home insurance policyholders think they're covered for overflowing body of water: survey

One in two Quebeckers surveyed erroneously believe their home insurance policy covers them against damage from an overflowing body of water while 65% of respondents did not believe their homes were at risk from sewer backup, earthquake, wind or...

Mutuals face increasing pricing pressure, must differentiate themselves: Willis

Mutual insurers looking to remain competitive in the wake of enormous pricing pressure must differentiate themselves, David Thomas, CEO of market services and solutions for Willis, recommends in a new video blog.

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Comment by Steve Wilson on April 2, 2014 at 3:30pm

As featured in the March 2014 issue of Canadian Underwriter magazine, 8 new industry event galleries have been added to the Photo Gallery at: http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/gallery, including events:

 

- OIAA Claims Conference, Feb 5

 

- 8th Annual ‘The Big Mingle’, Feb 4

 

- CICMA-CIAA Ontario Joint Conference, Feb 4

 

- Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) Toronto, Feb 1

 

- Audavision 2014 Toronto Symposium, Jan 31

 

- IIO Convocation & Awards Night, Jan 23

 

- McCague Borlack LLP “Christmas In January” Party, Jan 21

 

- QRIMA Annual Market Update Session, Jan 16

Comment by Steve Wilson on March 26, 2014 at 1:44pm

The Ontario Broker magazine (IBAO) March 2014 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/tobmar2014 

Featuring Cover Profile: Scott Sleightholm of Ottawa’s Smith, Petrie, Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Ltd. and IBAO’s ‘Young Broker of the Year’

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Comment by Steve Wilson on March 21, 2014 at 10:39am

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s March 2014 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/cumar14 Cover Story: ‘Weather Beaten?’

Climate change is contributing to sea level rise, coupled with changing temperature and precipitation patterns. This has Canadian municipal risk managers grappling with challenges posed by more frequent and more severe disasters, including flood and damaging winds. While some officials focus on mitigation measures, such as improving drainage and building dikes, some experts suggest the best approach is to discourage development in high-risk areas, or at the very least, enforce building standards that reduce risk.

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Comment by Steve Wilson on March 17, 2014 at 2:02pm

As featured in the February 2014 issue of Canadian Underwriter magazine, 6 new industry event galleries have been added to the Photo Gallery at: http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/gallery, including events:

 

-       ServiceMaster Toronto North Vaughan Open House, Dec 13, 2013

 

-       ORIMS Christmas Luncheon, Dec12, 2013

 

-       PIPA Annual Christmas Luncheon, Dec 10, 2013

 

-       Blouin Dunn LLP Holiday Cocktail Reception, Dec 5, 2013

 

-       Ontario Pond of the Blue Goose Christmas Party, Dec 4, 2013

 

-       MDD Annual Open House, Nov 28, 2013

Comment by Steve Wilson on February 27, 2014 at 10:54pm

The Ontario Broker magazine (IBAO) February 2014 Issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/tobfeb14

Featuring Cover Profile: Gillian Van Kempen on the Insurance Brokers Association of Durham Region’s ‘Affiliate Achievement Award’

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Comment by Steve Wilson on February 27, 2014 at 10:09pm

Claims Canada magazine’s February/March 2014 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/ccfebmar14

Cover Story: ‘QUAKE Conundrum’ – The risk of a major earthquake in certain regions of Canada is real, according to geoscientists and catastrophe modelers. However, the awareness level of residents in vulnerable zones, as measured by the take-up rates of private insurance, is low. Independent adjusters say that while it is difficult to truly prepare for a major earthquake in an urban area, there are some lessons that can be gleaned from recent events in Japan, New Zealand and Chile. The question looming ahead: will Canada be ready for the big one?

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Comment by Steve Wilson on February 26, 2014 at 1:42pm

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s February 2014 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/cufeb14  – Cover Story: ‘Alternate Channels

While some retailers are letting customers interact using mobile technologies, social media and self-serve kiosks, the insurance industry is just starting to grapple with this “omni-channel environment.” Some say that carriers have done little more than move the paper-based transaction process online, while others note legacy policy administration systems are one obstacle.

 

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Comment by Steve Wilson on February 25, 2014 at 1:16pm

The Ontario Broker magazine (IBAO) January 2014 Issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/tobjan14 – featuring Cover Profile: Chris Floyd, Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario President 2014

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Comment by Steve Wilson on February 21, 2014 at 3:17pm

As featured in the January 2014 issue of Canadian Underwriter magazine, 8 new industry event galleries have been added to the Photo Gallery at: http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/gallery, including events:

 

- RIMS’ Québec Chapter (AGRAQ/QRIMA) Luncehon, November 21, 2013

 

- Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) MRAT Launch, November 21, 2013

 

- ENCON Toronto-Area Broker Reception, November 21, 2013

 

- ARCH Insurance Canada Ltd. Broker Reception, November 21, 2013

 

- The Retirement of Robert Dempsey Event, November 20, 2013

 

- Unica Insurance 9th Annual Executive Forum, November 18, 2013

 

- Swiss Re’s 150 Years Anniversary Event, Toronto, November 14, 2013

 

- TIC 58th Annual Black Tie Dinner, November 7, 2013

Comment by Steve Wilson on January 24, 2014 at 4:06pm

Canadian Underwriter magazine’s January 2014 issue Digital Edition: http://bit.ly/cujan14 

 

Cover Story — ‘Wild Ride’: Severe weather — be it wind, rain or hail — will again be a focus in 2014. Will related claims make for a wild ride, leaving adjusters and insurers bruised, but not out, like during a tumultuous 2013? Or will calmer conditions prevail, allowing insurance partners to hang tight and get themselves prepared for the next rough year?

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