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Legal expert says red light cameras won’t deter drivers

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|10:10 pm

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Windsor is considering installing red light cameras throughout the city, pending an administration report regarding the logistics. While the council waits, a paralegal and former police officer points out cameras…

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Insurance companies are learning the value of chatbots

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|6:00 pm

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Artificial intelligence will help to improve and automate business tasks in the future, and one type of AI tool is already having an impact with insurance companies. Chatbots are improving…

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Zurich plots return to Canadian “retail” insurance 17 years after leaving

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|5:40 pm

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Zurich was once a big player in the Canadian property and casualty personal insurance market. However, for the last seventeen years the company has been absent after selling its personal…

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IBAO looking for affordable solution to CSIO XML real-time data exchange standard

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|5:11 pm

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Colin Simpson, CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO), has said the CSIO XML standards for insurer/broker data exchange will cost $4 billion over five years. As this…

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IBAO weighs CSIO XML data exchange cost at $4 billion

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|4:18 pm

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CSIO XML standards for an industry wide real-time data broker/carrier data exchange program will not be cheap for insurance companies to adopt. In fact, ninety insurers working for the Insurance…

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Automation can help insurance not disrupt it

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|1:32 pm

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Automation in the workplace will disrupt several industries over the next two decades, most notably in manufacturing. It is widely accepted that insurance companies and brokers need a human touch,…

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Study finds Canadian women are mostly financially prepared

By: Luke Jones|February 27, 2019|8:08 am

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RBC Insurance has published a survey that shows professional women in Canada are generally taking care of their finances. The study shows most women are relatively well-prepared in terms of…

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Regina passes bylaws for Uber adoption

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|11:07 pm

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Regina has become the latest Canadian city to create regulations to accommodate ride-sharing companies, which could allow Uber and Lyft to enter the market within months. New bylaws were passed…

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The Co-operators expands flood solution to Quebec and Manitoba

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|2:03 pm

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Flood risk is one of the biggest risks facing homeowners, with many owning properties on land that cannot be covered by insurance companies. Provinces receive federal funding for flood risk…

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Ontario windstorms could compare with 2018’s costliest insurance event

By: Luke Jones|February 26, 2019|1:48 pm

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During Sunday night and into Monday, Ontario was hit by a strong windstorm that is being compared to the devastating event that hit the province last year. Starting Sunday, Feb….

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