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Ottawa Insurance Industry Monthly Social

This monthly social event is intended to be a fun and new networking event for anyone working in the Insurance Industry in the Ottawa area. This event is open to any insurance professionals working in personal lines, commercial lines or

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Promutuel Insurance Obtains CSIO Certification for Personal Lines eDocs

TORONTO, ON, Oct. 19, 2018/insPRESS/ – The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) is pleased to announce that Promutuel Insurance has obtained CSIO Certification for Personal Lines eDocs. Promutuel Insurance began sending eDocs on October 15, extending the benefits and

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Latest Update from Envista Forensics, Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 19, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Envista Forensics is excited to announce that Greg Smrke has been promoted to Technical Lead, Equipment Loss Consulting. This is his third advancement since starting with Envista in 2011. Based out of Envista’s Mississauga, ON

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Brokers need to intensify lobby on auto file: Intact president

Facing an imminent hard market in auto insurance lines, brokers need to intensify their lobbying efforts to inform Ontario MPPs about the pricing issues associated with the auto insurance product, a senior executive of Canada’s largest insurer told brokers Thursday.

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Covering Small Business Cyber Exposure

Considering the potentially devastating effect of a cyber attack on a small business in Canada, it’s surprising to see a recent study showing that more than a third of Canadian firms do not report carrying cyber insurance coverage. “For me,

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Crawford’s Top 3 claim loss predictions from marijuana legalization

Claims adjuster Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. sees auto, commercial and workplace-related losses as the Top 3 claims arising from the legalization of marijuana. Auto losses related to cannabis usage; commercial losses to cannabis producers, retailers and distributors; and employee

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How new tax laws could affect brokers’ retirement plans

Brokerage owners looking for ways to reduce their tax bill could have more incentive in 2019 to max out their registered retirement savings plan, a tax expert told Canadian Underwriter. For some family-owned businesses, there is “an added reason” for

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Supreme Court to decide limits of pollution liability indemnification

Does a pollution liability indemnification agreement made in 1985 by a provincial government apply when the same government tries to force companies to pay environmental remediation costs 26 years later? Ontario judges disagree, so the question is now before the

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Custom Software and SGI CANADA Announce Rating Integration

REGINA, SK, Oct. 18, 2018/insPRESS/ – Custom Software Solutions Inc. (CSSI) and SGI CANADA are pleased to announce an online rating integration project. The project will connect CSSI’s The Broker’s Workstation (TBW) and IntelliQuote (IQ) with SGI CANADA’s Externalized Online Rating

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CRU GROUP Appoints New Associate Director of Operations

TORONTO, ON, Oct. 18, 2018/insPRESS/ – Jeff Hughes, Senior Vice President of CRU GROUP and head of CRU Claim Services today announced that Blair McGregor has joined the company as Associate Director of Operations, Western Canada for both Maltman International and

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