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  • Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, and makes Canadian pitch October 16, 2017 8:12 pm
    OTTAWA – Under the California sun, Marc Garneau pressed a button to let a car take him for a spin as part of a joy ride that was more business than pleasure. While much attention this week went to Prime… The post Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, and makes Canadian pitch appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Jason Contant
  • The Co-operators, Desjardins Group to invest in new Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund October 16, 2017 7:32 pm
    Canadian co-operatives and mutuals have committed $25 million to establish the Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund (CCIF), which will provide financing for new and expanding Canadian co-operatives in Canada. The $25 million in committed investment to date is the threshold agreed… The post The Co-operators, Desjardins Group to invest in new Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • ICLR researching wind damage on partially-built wood framed structures October 16, 2017 7:17 pm
    The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction is “seeking to better understand” why partially-built wood frame structures fail with high winds, ICLR said in a document it provided Monday to Canadian Underwriter. “Every year, several partially built single family homes, duplexes… The post ICLR researching wind damage on partially-built wood framed structures appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Mitchell International launches AI-enabled claim review solution for North American P&C industry October 16, 2017 6:20 pm
    Mitchell International has announced the launch of an artificial intelligence-enabled claim review solution for the North American P&C industry. San Diego-based Mitchell International, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the P&C claims and collision repair industries, launched… The post Mitchell International launches AI-enabled claim review solution for North American P&C industry appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Insurance Institute of Ontario – Accident Benefits in Focus October 16, 2017 5:58 pm
    Are you confident you know all you need to about Accident Benefits (AB), including the optional benefits coverage under the Ontario Automobile Policy? Responsibility for helping consumers understand more about AB coverage lies with the insurance professionals having the most… The post Insurance Institute of Ontario – Accident Benefits in Focus appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Heather Graham
  • Actual U.S. homeowners’ loss ratio 10 points lower than modeled expected over past 10 years: Aon October 16, 2017 5:09 pm
    The catastrophe loss ratio, over 10 years, was 10 points lower than the modeled expected cat loss ratio in homeowners’ insurance in the United States, Aon plc suggested in a report released Monday. Aon Benfield Analytics released Monday its annual… The post Actual U.S. homeowners’ loss ratio 10 points lower than modeled expected over past 10 years: Aon appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Totten selects Policy Works to issue commercial policies October 16, 2017 5:02 pm
    Policy Works Inc. is excited to announce that Totten Insurance Group (Totten) has selected Policy Works as its commercial policy production system. “Our operational effectiveness is a key component of our strategic success. In this competitive market, we need to… The post Totten selects Policy Works to issue commercial policies appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Steve Pieroway
  • B.C. strengthens spill response regulations October 16, 2017 3:37 pm
    Transporters of liquid petroleum products in British Columbia now will need to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill, the province’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced on Friday. The new regulations requiring spill preparedness apply… The post B.C. strengthens spill response regulations appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Federal government orders railway company to complete repairs and resume service to Churchill, Man. October 16, 2017 2:20 pm
    The federal government has ordered rail company OmniTRAX Inc. to complete railway repairs and resume rail service within 30 days to Churchill, Man., several months after the only ground transportation to town was flooded. Natural Resources Canada said in a… The post Federal government orders railway company to complete repairs and resume service to Churchill, Man. appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Hurricanes to date a capital event for reinsurers, 2017 could be even more costly Cat year than 2005 October 16, 2017 1:44 pm
    The above-average activity for the Atlantic hurricanes season so far – a season that is not yet done – is already a capital event for p&c reinsurers and the remainder plus wildfire activity likely only contributes to nervousness, S&P Global… The post Hurricanes to date a capital event for reinsurers, 2017 could be even more costly Cat year than 2005 appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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