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Police probe report of shots fired at Raptors rally, celebration continues

TORONTO – Frantic Raptors fans bolted from a square in downtown Toronto after police said they were investigating reports of shots fired at a massive rally celebrating the team’s historic NBA championship win. The festivities were briefly suspended as one

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The real reason for spike in cyber claims

The number of reported cyber claims has jumped significantly, but it’s not because of the major breaches you’ve been reading in the headlines. Small to mid-sized organizations are at greater risk of cyber losses than large organizations, A.M. Best Company

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Here’s how to hack your culture

Keep it simple. Take small bites. Don’t put your career at risk. With that as a starting point, insurance companies can start to hack their culture, said Richard Natale, senior director analyst at research and advisory firm Gartner during its

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The other technology risk that’s keeping clients up at night

If you place commercial insurance, you probably have clients who are very concerned about the risk of making large investments in information technology projects. “The failure rate of IT projects is quite high and the returns are often not what

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CatIQ acquired by Switzerland-based PERILS

Zurich, Switzerland-based PERILS AG announced Monday that it has acquired Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Established in 2014, CatIQ is widely recognized as the most reliable source of catastrophe loss and exposure information in Canada. PERILS, a subsidiary of

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SERVPRO® of Richmond Hill and SERVPRO® of Newmarket East Gwillimbury Open Doors

RICHMOND HILL, ON June 14, 2019/insPRESS – SERVPRO®, a premier cleanup and restoration company, has two new Franchise locations in Ontario. SERVPRO® of Richmond Hill and SERVPRO® of Newmarket East Gwillimbury will respond to the area’s property damage emergencies, ranging

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PERILS acquires Canadian loss & exposure aggregation firm CatIQ

ZURICH, June 17, 2019/insPRESS – PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has today announced that it has acquired Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Established in 2014, CatIQ is widely recognised as the most reliable

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Apollo offers first ever 100% gluten-free insurance policy

VANCOUVER, BC, June 14, 2019/insPRESS — Apollo is pleased to announce that it now offers the world’s first insurance policy that is completely free of gluten. This was achieved by a complete digitization of the entire insurance purchasing process. “There’s

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Assured Restoration Inc. Joins the GUS Network in Hamilton, Ontario

MARKHAM, ON, June 17, 2019/insPRESS – René-Charles Landry, President of GUS (www.gus.ca) is pleased to announce that Assured Restoration Inc. (www.assuredrestorationinc.ca) has partnered with GUS, further expanding GUS’s growing network of full-service restoration companies across Southern Ontario. Assured Restoration Inc.

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Playing with Fire

How an insurer successfully defended a risky arson case in which no charge was laid

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