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Agile Underwriting Expands Operations Into Western Canada

Bedford, NS, January 22, 2020/InsPress/ – Agile Underwriting Solutions (Agile) is pleased to announce its ongoing expansion across Canada with the opening of a new office location in Burnaby, British Columbia. In addition to Agile’s cross-country expansion, the MGA is

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Fundamentals of Employment Law for Team leads, Supervisors & Managers

At every step of the employment relationship from advertising an opening, to interviewing a candidate, to hiring and firing an employee, missteps can cause issues that lead to legal action. As a team lead, supervisor or manager you need to

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Why this P&C consultant is not convinced we’re in a hard market

Hard markets and “difficult” markets are two different things, and one property and casualty insurance industry consultant is not convinced we’re in a hard market. “Almost universally, people are talking about us being at the beginning of a hard market

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How cyber threats grew from afterthought to top global concern

The threat of a cyber incident was a distant concern for companies around the world just seven years ago. It ranked 15th back then on a list of major business concerns, according to the annual Allianz Risk Barometer report. Today,

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Adjudicating claims and setting claims reserves are different, right?

An Ontario court has rejected an attempt by claimants in a bad faith claim against an insurer to blur the line between claims adjudication and setting claims reserves, ruling that the insurer’s “records pertaining to reserves” were irrelevant to how

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When OSFI will reissue proposed draft reinsurance rules

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) could be reissuing a new draft of its proposed new reinsurance rules “within the next few weeks,” a property and casualty insurance industry veteran predicted last week. “I believe OSFI will

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Edmonton fire chief says people must adapt to more wildfires

EDMONTON – In a few weeks, Ken Block will hang up his uniform as head of Edmonton Fire Rescue and head Down Under to assume command of 5,000 firefighters in Australia. “I’m really looking forward to getting over there,” the

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30 Forensic Engineering and Blouin Dunn LLP Proudly Announce the 2020 Big Mingle Sponsorship Partners

TORONTO, ON, JAN. 21, 2020/insPRESS/ – On January 21st, 2020, 30 Forensic Engineering and Blouin Dunn LLP will once again be co-hosting one of the most anticipated insurance industry event of the year: AAA The Big Mingle. Now in its

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Ecclesiastical Insurance Named One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the Eighth Consecutive Year

Toronto, ON, January 21, 2020/InsPress/  — Ecclesiastical Insurance is delighted to announce that for the eighth consecutive year, we have been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020. Organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, this

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State of emergency delays adjusters’ response to ‘Snowmageddon’ in Newfoundland

Buried under a record-breaking 76 cm of snow over a 48-hour period, and with 15-20 cm more snow in the forecast Monday, it will be a while before claims adjusters will be able to assess the damage of the massive

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