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IBC says weather hit P&C insurers’ results hard in 2013

April 1, 2014 by Claims Canada

A turn in the weather last year proved enough to undermine the performance of the insurance industry, Gregor Robinson, senior vice president of policy and chief economist for the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), said during Swiss Re’s 29th Annual

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Interest growing in usage-based auto insurance

April 1, 2014 by Claims Canada

Canadian drivers are receptive to purchasing usage-based auto insurance policies, fairly in line with other global markets, according to a new survey from professional services firm Towers Watson. More than half (56%) of drivers here said they have a “strong

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Insurers need to tell clients about flood exclusions: EY

April 1, 2014 by Claims Canada

Canadian property & casualty insurance carriers need to work with government to determine how areas at risk of flooding can be insured, and they also need to “draw policyholders’ attention to exclusions,” suggests a report on the Canadian p&c insurance

Darcy Gorchynski, Director of Business Development, Audatex Canada
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Driving Efficiency

February 1, 2014 Darcy Gorchynski, Director of Business Development, Audatex Canada

How insurers and adjusters can capitalize on data insight and partnerships in collision repair

Mark M. Skorah, senior partner, Guild Yule LLP
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No Vacancy?

December 1, 2013 Mark M. Skorah, senior partner, Guild Yule LLP

How one case addressed the issue of reduced occupancy and material change.

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Regulators release final paper on electronic commerce

December 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators has released its final position paper on the use of electronic commerce in insurance products, stressing the need for consumers to have access to more information on their coverage. The CCIR began its look

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Overhaul of property insurance needed in Alberta: industry groups

December 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Changes need to be made to the current property insurance product for it to be sustainable, especially in the wake of major flooding in Alberta, several industry participants agreed during a recent event held by the Insurance Brokers Association of

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Ontario government announces rate reduction plan

October 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Ontario government announced in late August the next steps in its plan that it says will reduce auto insurance rates by an average of 15%, a measure it included in this year’s budget. The government said it’s aiming to

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First notice of loss sets tone for claims experience

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The first notice of loss call a customer makes to their insurance provider after a collision or having vehicle damage “sets the tone” for their overall claims experience, notes a new satisfaction survey from J.D. Power. That first phone call

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Itech appoints new emergency response project manager

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Itech Environmental Services is pleased to officially welcome Chris Andrews as Project Manager for Emergency Response and Industrial Services. Chris is a well-established hazardous materials specialist and business development professional. He brings 14 years of extensive experience in emergency response

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Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network transfers ownership

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

CRDN (Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network), an international organization of textile restoration experts serving the insurance industry, announces the ownership transition of CRDN of Greater Toronto to former CRDN Vice President Garry Bradamore and business partner, Tom Saridis. The CRDN of

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DKI Canada appoints business development director

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Ken Tucker, CEO of DKI Canada, and Mike Foley of Foley Restoration DKI are pleased to announce Adam Tzarik as the Director of Business Development – Central Region. Adam has spent the past 8 years working with Foley Restoration DKI