Our provocative cover story this month is on associations: are they actually serving brokers? Or are they just sort of...there. Plus we sent out our cheerful new associate editor to learn just how her fellow Millennials are doing in the insurance world. Turns out, they get a mixed grade. Our theme this month is transportation, so cool features on dash cams, untrained truckers and rideshare drivers. And if that's not enough for you, we have Scrabble. Seriously -- Scrabble needs insurance, too.
The Jian Ghomeshi scandal inspires us to look at how companies should handle crises when their front person gets in big trouble.It's a packed issue, with our Passport on India and our Oracle interview with Ian Bremmer, international risk guru and bestselling author. And we still have room to examine high frequency trades, sanctions against Iran and meth labs in motels.
As we celebrate our 110th anniversary, it's worth looking back to get some perspectives on today. For instance, back in 1953, six percent of Canadians owned two cars or more. That meant 3 million vehicles on the road. Canadian Insurance reported an estimate that one in three cars were in an accident in 1952, and offered a prediction that one in two Canadians would be injured in a car accident.All this long before cell conversations while driving, texting while driving, GPS mishaps and telematics.