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Bulletin: HST Impact Concerns Small Business Owners

Small business owners in Ontario are worried about the effect of the harmonized sales tax (HST) on their bottom lines, according …

“See Beyond Risk,” Dickson Urges Actuaries

Canada’s superintendent of financial institutions is urging actuaries to accept their growing responsibilities in risk management.
Ongoing changes in risk management, and its heightened role …

Mixed Reviews for OSFI, P&C Sector Consultation Shows

Though Canada’s performance during the financial crisis has shored up confidence in The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) regulatory practices, …

Bulletin: Kingsway consolidating; Investors diversify with insurance; Consumers want communication about rate hikes

Kingsway consolidating Canadian business
As of October 1, JEVCO Insurance Company will be assuming the assets and liabilities of Kingsway General Insurance Company. The …

Bulletin: Cellphone Legislation Lacking: Ontario Drivers

The Ontario government may be cracking down on drivers who juggle cellphones and the steering wheel, but they aren’t coming down hard enough, …

Bulletin: Claims officers expect tech investments; Increase IT spending in 2010

P&C claim officers expect technology investments increase
The vast majority of claim officers (92%) for U.S. P&C carriers said they plan on making investments …

Evolution of flexible work

Most businesses already understand the value of equipping staff with wireless technology, including mobile devices and applications as a means of increasing productivity …

An economic recovery is underway, but we aren’t out of the woods yet, say economists at Desjardins Group.

The signs don’t lie. An economic recovery is underway, but we aren’t out of the woods yet, say economists at Desjardins …

Bulletin: Co-operators, Credit Union Group to Acquire CUMIS; Another Boardroom Shuffle for Kingsway

Co-operators, Credit Union Group, to Acquire CUMIS
Co-operators Life Insurance Company and a major credit union umbrella organization have joined forces to acquire the …

Product News: Wawanesa and Zurich chooses Guidewire; Mitchell launches new Dashboard

Wawanesa chooses Guidewire
 
Wawanesa Mutual has chosen ClaimCenter software from California-based Guidewire Software as its new platform …

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