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Mobile telematics data can offer rich insights into distracted driving and impact loss trends, Insurance Analytics Canada speaker suggests

Mobile telematics data, while sometimes providing “noisy,” or meaningless information, can also offer rich insights on distracted driving that could impact loss trends, a speaker suggested on Wednesday at the third annual Insurance Analytics Canada Summit in Toronto. Ted Gramer,

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The CRU footprint gets bigger

Catastrophe Response Unit (CRU) is pleased to announce a significant increase in our business in the US. After seven years of systematic expansion across Canada, Texas and the Eastern US, we have put in place catastrophe adjusting service agreements with

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Fairfax-Allied merger offer expires Friday night

Shareholders of commercial insurer and reinsurer Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG are being urged to accept the offer from Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited to buy Allied World shares because the merger agreement initially announced a week before Christmas

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$1.185B flood protection project to lead to Toronto waterfront makeover

TORONTO – A portion of Toronto’s waterfront is set to undergo a nearly $1.2 billion flood protection project that will lead to a makeover of the area. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Mayor John Tory announced

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Wildfires destroy homes in southwestern U.S.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah firefighters braced Wednesday for more high winds as they try to slow a stubborn wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people from a ski resort town. Firefighters hope to

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L’assurance contre les vols et les détournements, ce n’est pas pour vous (première partie d’une série de 2)

  En près de 145 ans, nous avons discuté avec d’innombrables assurés et courtiers et avons entendu toutes les raisons possibles et imaginables pour lesquelles les entreprises ont le sentiment qu’elles n’ont pas besoin d’une assurance contre les vols et les

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You Don’t Need Crime Insurance- Part 1 of 2

  In nearly 145 years, we have spoken with countless Insureds and Brokers, heard just about every story and reasons as to why organizations feel they don’t need crime insurance. As the old saying goes, the “customer is always right”,

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Tina Thomas joins Pario’s Red Deer office as Senior Project Manager

Red Deer – Pario Engineering & Environmental Sciences LP, one of Canada’s leading providers of forensic engineering and environmental services to the insurance and risk management markets, announced that it has hired Tina Thomas to serve as Senior Project Manager,

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Disruption spawns opportunities for middle market, but risk preparedness concerning: Capital One

There appears to be a divide between middle-market companies fully expecting that disruption will unfold and taking concrete steps to address whatever risk that change may bring, suggest findings of a new study from New York-based Capital One Commercial Bank.

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Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators releases 2017-2020 strategic plan

The Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) has published its strategic plan for 2017-2020, which focuses its efforts on cooperative supervisory activities, fair treatment of consumers, risks and coverages related to nat cats, and a cooperative approach to financial services

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