Blog Category: Industry News

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

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Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

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Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

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Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

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In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

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Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

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The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

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Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

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Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

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On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

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IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

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2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

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Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

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Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

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Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

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Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

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Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

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Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

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IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

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2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

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Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

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Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

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Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

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Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

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Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

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IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

Categories:

Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

Read More

Categories:

Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_29852971-33.jpg

In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

Read More

Categories:

Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

marijuana-1.jpg

On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

Read More

Categories:

IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

Dollarphotoclub_77294780-43.jpg

At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

Read More

Categories:

2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

Read More

Categories:

Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

Administrative20Monetary20Penalty-29.jpg

Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers left in a wait-and-see situation following marijuana legalization

By: Luke Jones|November 30, 2018|2:42 pm

Dollarphotoclub_25064169-9.jpg

Recreational cannabis for Canadian adults is now legal and has been for over a month since the Cannabis Act was enacted on Oct. 17. However, despite the legislation being in…

Read More

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Post-winter gives Canadians plenty to think about

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|2:58 pm

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Many Canadians now face a year-long risk from weather. As wildfire and flooding seasons end, the country is about to be gripped by winter. As the cold season arrives, blizzards,…

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Instagram is providing brokers with new platform for success

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|12:41 pm

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In case you missed the memo, Facebook is no longer the social media place to be. Yes, a broker or insurer will drum up plenty of business by advertising on…

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Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

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The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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British Columbia receives $16.5 million to improve flood mitigation

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|2:30 pm

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$16.5 million in funding has been pledged to British Columbia to help efforts to boost flood mitigation. Coming from both the federal and provincial governments, the money will provide additional…

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Getting personal can help brokers find an edge

By: Luke Jones|November 17, 2018|8:01 am

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Insurance is increasingly becoming a technology driven industry, but the human touch is likely to always be at the core. Indeed, as a people business, digital tools and innovations can…

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Cannabis Act means risk, but brokers should welcome the challenge

By: Luke Jones|November 16, 2018|11:58 am

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On Oct.17, the federal government’s Cannabis Act will come into effect and allow Canadians to consume, buy, and grow marijuana for recreational purposes. Across insurance lines from home insurance to…

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IBAO: much of industry issues in Ontario are caused by auto insurance system

By: Luke Jones|November 14, 2018|1:04 pm

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At the 2018 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) annual convention, there was much to discuss. During the 98th edition of the convention, topics ranged from autonomous vehicles, flood insurance,…

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2018 likely to be costliest year for insurers due to damaging cat events

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:24 am

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2018 will be a year to forget for the global insurance market. In terms of catastrophe losses, this year will be the costliest ever for insurers, if current trends continue….

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Five more Ontario insurers face class actions over HST payments

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|6:32 am

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Five more Canadian insurance companies are facing class action lawsuits for withholding medical benefit HST payments from car accidents. The five join six insurers who were originally subject to lawsuits…

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