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  • Uber privacy breach could affect 815,000 Canadians December 12, 2017 9:21 pm
    CALGARY – Uber Canada said late Monday that 815,000 Canadian riders and drivers may have been affected as part of its worldwide data breach announced in November. The disclosure came the same day the federal privacy commissioner said it had… The post Uber privacy breach could affect 815,000 Canadians appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada announces strategic alliance with AEGIS London December 12, 2017 7:15 pm
    TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2017 /insPRESS/ – Today, FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), announces a strategic alliance with AEGIS London, to provide innovative premium payment solutions for AEGIS London coverholders and policyholders. FIRST Canada will provide AEGIS London, payment programs… The post FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada announces strategic alliance with AEGIS London appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
  • Peace Hills Invests in Performance-Managed Property Claims with Contractor Connection December 12, 2017 7:01 pm
    KITCHENER, ON Dec. 12, 2017 /insPRESS/ – Contractor Connection®, a division of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., and the leading global contractor managed repair provider for consumers in need of property repairs after an insurance claim, today announced its partnership with… The post Peace Hills Invests in Performance-Managed Property Claims with Contractor Connection appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Cathy Donaghy
  • Digital Fusion December 12, 2017 6:51 pm
    Digital fusion looks poised to revolutionize the insurance industry. To join the revolution, insurers need to ensure their core, data and digital capabilities are available as micro-services that can be “fused” together if they expect to be in position to offer customers a truly digital experience. But that also means clearing any hurdles remaining within their systems and operations. The post Digital Fusion appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Resisting auto accident cash settlements in Ontario could escalate disputes: Lawyer December 12, 2017 6:45 pm
    Ontario auto insurance changes announced last week are “unlikely” to reduce disputes over accident benefits claims, an insurance defence lawyer predicts, but brokers and insurers agree the provincial government is moving in the right direction. Finance Minister Charles Sousa’s Dec.… The post Resisting auto accident cash settlements in Ontario could escalate disputes: Lawyer appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Greg Meckbach
  • ‘Tis the season to recognize employees for a job well done December 12, 2017 6:42 pm
    When co-workers in the office are treating you like a rock star, that’s a special type of motivation to bring your A-game to work every day. Employee Benefit News issued its ‘Top 10 Ways Employees Want to Be Recognized’ Friday,… The post ‘Tis the season to recognize employees for a job well done appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Marketplace should set minimum standards for flood cover: CEO December 12, 2017 5:45 pm
    Minimum standards should be established for overland flood coverage offered by Canadian property and casualty insurers, an industry executive told Canadian Underwriter. Offering his personal perspective, Alain Thibault, chairman, president and CEO of the Canadian Association of Direct Relationship Insurers… The post Marketplace should set minimum standards for flood cover: CEO appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Digital Privacy Act changes are coming. Are you prepared? December 12, 2017 1:10 pm
    For Canadian organizations, as well as organizations doing business in Canada, a dramatic shift to privacy and cyber security regulations is looming. The amendment to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA), the federal privacy law for private-sector… The post <span id="paidTag" class="btn btn-info btn-xs tag-label">Paid</span> Digital Privacy Act changes are coming. Are you prepared? appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Baxter Hall
  • Companies must focus on managing cyber attacks, not eliminating them December 11, 2017 9:03 pm
    Companies trying to stay ahead of the increasing threat of cyberattacks need to be cognizant of one simple fact: there is no perfect antidote or turnkey solution against criminals bent on breaching their systems. “Everyone is hacking into everything,” said… The post Companies must focus on managing cyber attacks, not eliminating them appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Industry encouraged to offer discount for using cellphone blockers December 11, 2017 9:00 pm
    Vehicle owners who install smart phone-blocking apps should get a break on insurance rates, some industry groups contend. British Columbia’s government-owned auto insurer says it will roll out telematics devices designed to block drivers from using their wireless phones on… The post Industry encouraged to offer discount for using cellphone blockers appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Greg Meckbach
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