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Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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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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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Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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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Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

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2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

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IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

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FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

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Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

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Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

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Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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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Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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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Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

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Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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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Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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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Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Survey finds Canadian brokers love their job

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

Dollarphotoclub_48281250-32.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

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

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

Dollarphotoclub_74551725-54.jpg

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…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

Innovation

Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

Read More

Categories:

2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

Read More

Categories:

IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

Flooding-13.jpg

With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

Read More

Categories:

Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

Flooding-14.jpg

Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

Read More

Categories:

Economical Insurance shareholders must wait 180 days to sell following demutualization

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

Economical Insurance

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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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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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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Brokers can adapt to big industry changes without needing a revolution of thinking

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|7:29 pm

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Brokers are expecting big changes ahead as several industry impactors will enter the market. Technology will both increase broker capabilities and introduce numerous disruptors, while growing risks are affecting profitability….

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2018 saw record number of insurance mergers and acquisitions

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:58 am

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2018 was a record-breaking year in the broker network as more mergers and acquisitions happened amongst insurance brokers than any other year. M&A advisory company OPTIS Partners released the information…

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IBC: consumer-facing flood portal to go live in 2020

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:39 am

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With the possibility of a national flood insurance program becoming increasingly likely, measures are being taken to ensure Canadians are best prepared for floods. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

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FPT minister go-ahead needed for national flood insurance program

By: Luke Jones|January 30, 2019|11:29 am

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The long-term goal of a national flood program in Canada is nearing reality and preparations for such a solution only needs a final decision by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

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Insurers feeling the pinch of tough market need innovation and customer engagement

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|4:27 pm

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There is no money in the property and casualty (P&C) industry across the Americas, leaving insurance companies facing a conundrum. Several areas are impacting insurers, such as the growing price…

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Government flood insurance infrastructure could be carried by private companies

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|7:16 am

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Flood insurance in Canada is a tricky subject. Numerous insurance provider sell coverage, but it is a limited offering depending on customer risk and circumstance. Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)…

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