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Brokerage Rolls Out Trucking Safety Program

A new trucking fleet safety program is being rolled out this fall by brokerage Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc.(JDIMI) to help clients keep …

Nova Scotia Faces Supreme Court Challenge To Injury Cap

Next month all eyes will be on the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia when it hears arguments for a case that challenges the …

PwC Troubleshoots Financial and Risk Management Developments

Insurers in Canada are poised to be subjected to new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The changeover to the new standards, …

Insurers Ponder Coverage Of Olympic Gold Medals

Atheletes returning from Beijing with medals might want to ensure their Olympic keepsakes. Worldwide, 302 athletes won medals in Beijing, 18 of those …

La Capitale Acquires York Fire & Casualty Insurance Co.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. is selling York Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. to La Capitale General Insurance Inc., a member company …

Lloyds To Release New Coastal Flooding Report

Lloyd’s and Risk Management Solutions will release a new report Sept. 9 on coastal flooding implications in conjunction with the Reinsurance …

Gustav Damages Manageable But Insurers Show Restraint

This year’s anticipated tumultuous storm season so far has damages by Hurricane Gustav expected to cause significant claims but far less than the …

Aon’s Acquisition Of Benfield Casts Huge Global Net

Global insurance broker Aon Corporation is acquiring reinsurance broker Benfield Group Ltd. in a cash offer worth Cdn $1.6 billion.

Canada’s P&C Underwriting Loss A First Since 2002

Fundraising through the Lew Dunn Memorial Foundation has topped $1.7 million to date in support of colon cancer research following the …

Relatives of Auto Fatalities Call for Change to Ontario’s Auto Policy Deductible

Relatives of victims killed in automobile crashes are calling on the province to stop enabling insurance companies to keep deductible portions of monies paid on …

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