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Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|2:11 pm

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Economical Insurance is in the final stages of its demutualization. However, the company’s policyholders hoping to cash in on the switch to public may have to wait six months before…

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Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

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Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

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Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

By: Luke Jones|February 7, 2019|2:06 pm

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Brokers are often told times are tough. Insurers are increasingly going direct, and the industry is struggling to grow. Profits are unlikely to improve in coming years and technological disruptors…

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NL auto insurance report lands without recommendations

By: Luke Jones|February 6, 2019|2:08 pm

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After a year-long review into its auto insurance system, Newfoundland and Labrador has a report but no course of action. The Public Utilities Board (PUB) published a detailed 186-page report…

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Intact keeps auto insurance steady and sees no early impact from cannabis

By: Luke Jones|February 6, 2019|7:46 am

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Back in October, the federal government introduced the Cannabis Act, which legalized recreational cannabis. However, despite being available for four months, Canada’s largest insurance company says it is too early…

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Saskatchewan places monthly spotlight on drivers not wearing seatbelts

By: Luke Jones|February 1, 2019|8:59 am

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Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) has announced its monthly traffic spotlight. During February, police in Saskatchewan will be looking for motorists not wearing their seatbelts. SGI warns that offending drivers could…

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IBC welcomes NL auto insurance report despite lack of recommendations

By: Luke Jones|January 31, 2019|6:30 pm

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In a statement today, the Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) published its report on the auto insurance system in the province. The report follows…

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IBC repeats call for private auto insurance in British Columbia

By: Luke Jones|January 31, 2019|6:12 pm

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The outlook for auto insurance in British Columbia is hardly impressive, with the market set to face continued problems. After several years of losing money, the situation around the public…

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Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

By: Luke Jones|January 31, 2019|4:39 pm

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Brokers are often told times are tough. Insurers are increasingly going direct, and the industry is struggling to grow. Profits are unlikely to improve in coming years and technological disruptors…

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Claims industry must learn when to ditch human touch in favor of efficiency

By: Luke Jones|January 31, 2019|1:30 pm

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Canadian insurers are often told one of the best ways to reach customers is to become more personable. However, the human touch should not extend to all areas of the…

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