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Why your brokerage needs a lead management system

Brokerages going through a major transformation such as a merger should consider a lead management system, recommends the CEO of a brokerage that underwent a merger in 2015. “Really focus on a lead management system because otherwise you’ll have no

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Is 2019 the year of hyper-personalized, omnichannel insurance in Canada?

Meeting consumers where they already are by moving towards an omnichannel strategy is one of the trends that will reshape the Canadian insurance industry in 2019, a market intelligence agency predicts. The application programming interface (API) mindset and integrated omnichannel

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This commercial insurers’ concern caught the auditor general’s attention

Concerns from insurers about boiler explosions has prompted an Ontario safety watchdog to recommend more regulatory oversight of pressure vessels and boilers used in wineries and other agricultural operations, the auditor general noted in a recent report. “Ontario is the only

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This commercial line could see $24 million revenue increase

Federal regulations requiring liability insurance for boats that carry passengers take effect Jan. 11, Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Wednesday. It is estimated the industry will make $24.8 million more, over 10 years, than it otherwise would have, the federal

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Risk factors at Humboldt Broncos crash intersection identified in report

REGINA – A consulting firm says sight lines are a safety concern at the rural intersection where the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened. A 70-page safety review done for the Saskatchewan government says a stand of trees, mostly on

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ClaimsPro welcomes Kevin Quinlan to the Specialty Risk Division’s Complex, Commercial and Industrial Team

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 12, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ClaimsPro, Canada’s leading provider of independent claims adjusting services and an SCM company, today announced that Kevin Quinlan will join the company’s Specialty Risk Division (SRD) as a Senior General Adjuster. Kevin will

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Six New Carriers Receive CSIO Certification of Compliance

TORONTO, ON, Dec. 12, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Six new insurance carriers have received the CSIO Certification of Compliance, bringing the total number of certified carriers to 19. This certification recognizes carriers that exclusively use standardized CSIO coverage codes instead of custom

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What small business owners think of private auto insurance in B.C.

As debate rages on in British Columbia over public versus private ridesharing insurance options, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has released new survey results that show nearly three of four small business owners support private auto insurance. CFIB

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Privacy breach hotel faces class action in Canada

TORONTO – Canadians who stayed at Marriott International Inc. and Starwood Canada ULC hotels are taking legal action against the companies following a security breach. At least three proposed class actions have been launched in Toronto and Montreal against the

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What is Canada’s most stolen vehicle?

Ford F-Series trucks once again topped the list of Canada’s most frequently stolen vehicles, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). IBC released Tuesday its annual list of most stolen vehicles in Canada, compiled using data from members across

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