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New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

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Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

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Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

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MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

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Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

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Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

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Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

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Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

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Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

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Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

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New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

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MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

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Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

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Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

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MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

Read More

Categories:

MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

Hail-1.jpg

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

Read More

Categories:

Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-36.jpg

Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

Read More

Categories:

Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

Intact-Logo-12.jpg

According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

Read More

Categories:

Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-35.jpg

The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

Read More

Categories:

Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

airbnb-7.png

One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

Read More

Categories:

Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

Flood-23.jpg

The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-34.jpg

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

Read More

Categories:

New Brunswick announces flood map project

By: Luke Jones|July 3, 2018|12:00 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

The government of New Brunswick has announced a collaboration with the federal government to use investment for a flood-hazard mapping network in the province. Both governments detailed a $1.14 million…

Read More

Categories:

Home insurance satisfaction grows in latest J.D. Power study

By: Luke Jones|July 2, 2018|12:00 am

Home-Insurance-7.jpeg

Homeowners continue to be happy with their home insurance, even though premiums have risen for three consecutive years, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Home Insurance Study. The newly…

Read More

Categories:

Property overtaking auto as go-to business line for insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 30, 2018|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-35.jpg

Are disruptive technologies like autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing bringing to an end auto insurance as a major business avenue for insurers? It’s a question that many would argue is premature….

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MPI expects $20 million bill for recent hailstorm

By: Luke Jones|June 26, 2018|12:00 am

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Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) says it estimates the cost of a recent thunderstorm to be as much as $20 million. The government-run insurance provider says the figure will cover claims…

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Weather becoming major concern for Canadian insurers

By: Luke Jones|June 19, 2018|12:00 am

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Floods are now as big a threat to Canadian homeowners as fire, but are storms also becoming a chief cat concern? Paul Kovacs, executive director of the Institute for Catastrophic…

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Basement flooding course rolling out in Canada soon

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2018|12:00 am

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According to one insurance executive, brokers in Canada will soon be able to study a course in basement flooding risk. Blair Feltmate, head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaption spoke…

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Record May windstorm in Ontario was a rare event says forecaster

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

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The May 4 windstorm that hit southern Ontario and particularly the Windsor region was a rare event, according to one weather forecasting company. Indeed, that storm has been described as…

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Montreal borough limits Airbnb rentals

By: Luke Jones|June 14, 2018|12:00 am

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One borough in Montreal has taken option to thwart the growing sharing economy. Specifically, the borough has implemented new rules that will limit the number of short-term rentals from companies…

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Canada looking to UK-style government flood insurance

By: Luke Jones|June 5, 2018|12:00 am

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The idea of government-backed overland flood coverage has long been mooted as necessary in Canada. According to an Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) official, the government in Ottawa is now…

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Ontario windstorms costliest insurance event in province since 2013

By: Luke Jones|June 3, 2018|12:00 am

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Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) has confirmed the early May windstorm that hit Ontario was a rare event catastrophe that was the costliest insurance loss since the 2013 Toronto…

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