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How commercial insurers are addressing this D&O coverage gap

If your corporate client goes under and occupies polluted land, what happens if individual directors are left on the hook to clean up environmental contamination? This is the subject of “long, complex discussions” that Aon Canada brokers are having with

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Insurer restricts trampoline insurance coverage in Alberta

Increased losses due to significant trampoline injuries has resulted in restrictions on insurance coverage in Alberta. The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) provided an update on its trampoline coverage on Sept. 7. Due to a recent limitation endorsement, coverage is restricted

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Pario Welcomes Diane Wunder to Calgary Office

EDMONTON, Sept. 21, 2018 /insPRESS – Pario Engineering & Environmental Sciences LP (Pario), one of Canada’s top providers of specialized engineering and environmental services to the insurance and risk management industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Diane Wunder

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September 2018

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How artificial intelligence can help brokers close sales

Artificial intelligence could help a brokerage figure out how likely a prospective client is to actually buy insurance. At least that’s what officials with Surex Direct are hoping. Magreth, Alta.-based Surex Direct places home, auto and commercial lines and says

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Top 5 signs an insured may be committing address fraud

There are countless “red flags” that insurers should examine to help determine if a claimant is committing address fraud, an insurance defence lawyer said Tuesday at the Canadian Association of Special Investigation Units’ (CASIU) 2018 Fraud Conference in Toronto. Andrew

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On Side Restoration Nanaimo Welcomes Russell Hashimoto

NANAIMO, BC, Sept. 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – On Side Restoration Services is pleased to share the good news that Russell (Rusty) Hashimoto has joined their organization as their Nanaimo Branch Manager. “My diverse background encompasses operations of all kinds, field property

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How marijuana legalization could impact workplace risk

Canadian workplaces are likely to see an increase in marijuana use but the changes resulting from cannabis legalization next month will be “more evolutionary than revolutionary,” suggests a speaker scheduled to address next month’s Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO)

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The Co-operators launches digital brand, new product

The Co-operators new digital insurance brand, duuo by co-operators, has launched its first product – on-demand, pay-per-use insurance for homesharing hosts. Guelph, Ont.-based Co-operators launched the product Tuesday, two months after the insurer said it was partnering with New York

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Diesel fuel leaks into river after fatal train derailment

WINNIPEG – A train that derailed in northern Manitoba on Saturday that killed a railway worker is leaking diesel fuel into the Metishto River. Manitoba Sustainable Development says the fuel is from one of the locomotives. The province says spill

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