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  • A.P. Reid Insurance leads the way in technology with new client web access February 23, 2018 11:00 am
    Dartmouth, NS, Feb. 23, 2018 /insPRESS/ – A.P. Reid Insurance Stores, a leading national insurance brokerage, is excited to announce the launch of their new, user-friendly online customer portal and mobile app, branded the ‘A.P. Reid Client Access Centre’. The technology… The post A.P. Reid Insurance leads the way in technology with new client web access appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Ian Portsmouth
  • Lorne McIntyre named Director, Large & Complex Loss for First General Canada February 23, 2018 10:24 am
    TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2018 /insPRESS/ – First General, one of North America’s largest restoration networks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorne McIntyre as Director, Large & Complex Loss for First General. Lorne’s appointment is part of our focus on… The post Lorne McIntyre named Director, Large & Complex Loss for First General Canada appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Ian Portsmouth
  • Cyberattacks will increasingly lead to business interruption, cyber insurer warns February 22, 2018 8:19 pm
    Cyber insurer Beazley is expecting an increase in cyberattacks that lead to business interruption, especially due to the growth of cloud platforms and connected devices in the workplace. On Wednesday, Beazley released its 2018 Breach Briefing outlining the types of… The post Cyberattacks will increasingly lead to business interruption, cyber insurer warns appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Jason Contant
  • Electronic proof of insurance now available, even if regulations aren’t February 22, 2018 7:27 pm
    The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) has launched its My Proof of Insurance eDelivery solution, enabling CSIO members to send consumers digital policy documents (including proof of auto insurance, or ‘eSlips’) for personal and commercial lines. The announcement… The post Electronic proof of insurance now available, even if regulations aren’t appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    David Gambrill
  • ClaimsPro appoints Kumar Sivakumaran to Vice President, National Operations February 22, 2018 7:18 pm
    TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ClaimsPro, Canada’s leading provider of independent claims adjusting services, today announced the appointment of Kumar Sivakumaran as Vice President, National Operations. Mr. Sivakumaran will succeed Dustin Volk, who recently assumed the role of Senior… The post ClaimsPro appoints Kumar Sivakumaran to Vice President, National Operations appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    SCM Insurance Services
  • Court closes door on homeowner plan to build a basement walkout below a flood line February 22, 2018 7:18 pm
    A Grande Prairie, Alta.-area property owner who installed a basement door below the one-in-100-year flood line should replace it with a window above the flood line, the Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled, upholding efforts by the municipality to stop… The post Court closes door on homeowner plan to build a basement walkout below a flood line appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Greg Meckbach
  • Proposed “concussion code of conduct” could help sports insurers February 22, 2018 7:10 pm
    Legislation that would require a “concussion code of conduct” for amateur sports organizations in Ontario will be the subject to public hearings next week. If passed into law, Bill 193 will “be a catalyst for longer-term culture change for concussion… The post Proposed “concussion code of conduct” could help sports insurers appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Canadian Underwriter
  • Aviva Canada looking into electronic payments standard February 22, 2018 7:02 pm
    As payment systems continue to modernize globally and locally, one Canadian insurer says it is hoping to explore opportunities related to its payment infrastructure. While it is not currently using ISO 20022, an international standard that supports electronic payments, Aviva… The post Aviva Canada looking into electronic payments standard appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Jason Contant
  • Airbnb rentals being used for alleged human trafficking: Toronto police February 22, 2018 6:48 pm
    Toronto police say a recent case of alleged human trafficking is the latest in a growing trend involving people using Airbnb rentals to conduct their illicit transactions. Det. Sgt. Nunzio Tramontozzi said police have seen a surge in such cases… The post Airbnb rentals being used for alleged human trafficking: Toronto police appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Jason Contant
  • Are you ready for IFRS 17? Learn how to prepare for this transformational change. February 22, 2018 4:12 am
    IFRS 17, Insurance Contracts was published in May 2017 and is the most significant change to financial reporting for insurance companies in Canada in decades, not only in the measurement of insurance assets and liabilities, but in how insurance contracts… The post <span id="paidTag" class="btn btn-info btn-xs tag-label">Paid</span> Are you ready for IFRS 17? Learn how to prepare for this transformational change. appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Baxter Hall
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