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Steamatic Video

Added by David Bonnar, CIP on May 5, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Hole-in-one Insurance a pain in the butt? Let us handle your HIO needs.

Golf, Anyone?…

Added by Shannon Donnelly on April 26, 2011 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Timmins/Porcupine Insurance Brokers Association - April 27th & 28th


Hello everyone, hope you all enjoyed a wonderful long weekend!

Is anyone attending the Northern Ontario Insurance Brokers Meeting this week in Timmins?

Hope to see you there,

Staci Brooks

Paul Davis Systems of North Bay…


Added by Staci-Lynn Brooks on April 25, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Stick Build

Who would benefit from a new program that offers a full 3D rendition of a destroyed property along with a floor plan and complete materials take off. This is now available. You can contact me for your needs in this regard. This makes it easy to secure competive bids from your preferred vendors and also provides the insured with details allowing them to appreciate the validity of obtained pricing.

Added by Marc Dubois on April 11, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Back from Down Under

Just spent six weeks in Queensland Australia working the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi. Great country with wonderful people. I'm now looking for a new opportunity to keep me busy between now and the start of hurricane season. If you could use the services of a 37 year veteran of the claims industry who is fluently bilingual and proficient in all lines P&C except for auto then drop me a line or call 613-288-8754

Added by Marc Dubois on April 7, 2011 at 1:38pm — 2 Comments

How else can the industry address rising water claims besides education–is there room for new, specialized products or ...?

How else can the industry address rising water claims besides education–is there room for new, specialized products or ...?

Added by Simon Frigon on April 4, 2011 at 10:35am — 1 Comment

Bill Winterberg Talks Technology: Part 1

On Tuesday, March 22, 2011, Advisor Websites had the opportunity to speak at length with one of the industry's thought leaders, Bill Winterberg. The interview addressed current issues that Financial Advisors are facing with technology, and will be split up into several different sections, which will be published exclusively on our blog over the next few weeks.

You will find the first part of our conversation below, which will include Bill Winterberg's… Continue

Added by Loic Jeanjean on March 29, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Insurance Institute of Ontario - Curling Bonspiel April 6, 2011

Good morning everyone,


Just a quick shot out to Northern Ontario Brokers, Adjusters & Restoration Contractors.

The IIO is holding a Curling Bonspiel…


Added by Staci-Lynn Brooks on March 29, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

FSCO Guideline Calls on Insurers to Challenge Questionable or Abusive Claims

On March 22, 2011, FSCO quietly released P&C Bulletin No. A-02/11, called "Insurer Rights and Responsibilities to Challenge Questionable or Abusive Claims". The Guideline states that FSCO is trying to identify and respond to actions that are inconsistent with the recent auto reforms of September 1, 2010. Apparently FSCO is also "aware that a small group of service providers and representatives continue to abuse the system."


Some of the issues include treatment providers…


Added by Daniel Strigberger on March 25, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Div. Court Restores Confidence in Litigation Privilege

At a tort discovery, the plaintiff sought particulars of information contained in a signed statement the defendant gave to his insurer. The defendant refused on the basis of litigation privilege. The plaintiff brought a motion seeking an answer to the request for information. The Master denied the request on the basis of litigation privilege. On appeal, the motion judge referred to various cases as authority for the principle that questions on discovery seeking the facts of a party’s case do…


Added by Daniel Strigberger on March 24, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Looking forwards to some great opportunities back in Canada.......!!!!

Made redundant by Aviva Canada at the conclusion of my UK secondment due to "restructuring"......looking forward to some great opportunities to exploit my year of international experience in Commercial Insurance e-trading and broker/insurer data integration..........

Added by Rick Rass on March 21, 2011 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

Rochon Engineering Annoucements

Rochon Engineering annouced their NEW website is up and running This coincides with last weeks annoucement of their NEW Ottawa office officially opening April 1, 2011.

Added by Kevin Spiers on March 16, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Gallagher Canada Apppoints New CEO

Arthur J. Gallagher (Canada) Group (Gallagher Canada) is pleased to announce that Jerold P. (Jerry) Kokorudz has been named its President and CEO effective immediately. Jerry is located in Gallagher Canada’s national administration office at 185 The West Mall, Toronto.

Jerry started his insurance career in 1982 with Johnson and Higgins where he became the Program Administrator for the new Canadian Auto Dealers Association (FADA) Garage Insurance Program. He joined Lowndes Lambert…


Added by William T. Zanoni on March 15, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments

Canadian Catastrophe Adjusters

If you are interested in working hurricane claims this coming season and you have a solid background in commercial adjusting and can write your own estimates on Exactimate then submit your resume to This is for work primarily in the U.S. Southeast and the Caribbean..

Added by Marc Dubois on March 5, 2011 at 7:01am — 2 Comments

It's been a brilliant year.......!!!!!

Just wrapping up my one year secondment to Aviva UK, here in London, where my principal focus has been on developing Commercial e-trading and data exchange solutions, but most importantly how to embed e-trading behaviours with our broker partners.

Just a month to go now and then a weeks vacation in Morocco, including a camel trek into the Sahara...who would have thought.

It's been a great year personally and professionally. Met some great people at Aviva UK and amongst the…


Added by Rick Rass on February 15, 2011 at 10:06am — 1 Comment

Who is going to Australia?

Is anyone heading out to Australia to work the aftermath of the flooding or TC Yasi?

Added by Marc Dubois on February 11, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

New Job

It is official, I will be starting with the Insurance Counicil of BC on Feb 21st.

Job title to be Regulatory Advisor.

Keep posted for new contact information..


Added by Kerry Diehl on January 31, 2011 at 1:12pm — No Comments

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