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Communication was key after tornadoes: Brokers

The tornadoes that swept through Vaughan and Durham Region in late August have affected every broker differently, but all agree that effective client …

Condo Coverage Must Be Customized to Needs

It’s a strata, condo, flat, co-op or just an apartment.  But for more and more Canadians, it is their home of choice particularly …

Ontario MPPs Support Electronic Insurance Verification

An electronic insurance verification system aimed at getting Ontario’s uninsured drivers off the road could be one step closer to reality.
MPPs unanimously approved a …

Impact of HST on Brokers

The federal government has sought to harmonize provincial sales taxes with the federal GST for over a decade now— its only success so far …

Opportunity Knocks: Commercial Players Respond to CI Survey Findings

Canada’s commercial insurance sector has some big opportunities to re-connect with clients and heighten understanding of its products, according to the results of …

Canadian risk managers weigh in on U.S. approval of using contingent commissions

The debate over the appropriateness of contingent commissions has been reopened due to a recent Illinois decision that will allow a major insurance …

U.S. Agency May Soften Insurance Requirements for Canadian Truckers

The U.S. agency that oversees trucking safety is on the verge of allowing Canadian-based truckers to hold independent insurance coverage from Canadian insurers.
In …

Bulletin: Seneca College Offers P&C Program

Ontario-based Seneca College has added a P&C Insurance Program to its business curriculum, offering a 14-week program that includes risk management, sales and  …

Forget customer service, customers want speed of delivery

According to tech expert, Steven Frye, the next generation of buyers have already changed the business paradigm and brokers who want them as …

Insurers Slow to Maximize Web 2.0

Insurers are having difficulty trying to maximize the potential of Web 2.0 tools like social networking, online sales and web technologies.
Though they’re making some …

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