Blog Category: Industry Trends

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

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Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

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Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

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How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

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Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

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Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

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Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

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Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

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Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

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Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

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Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

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Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

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Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

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Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

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Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

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Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

Dollarphotoclub_58930428-36.jpg

Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

Read More

Categories:

Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-23.jpg

Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

Read More

Categories:

Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-9.jpg

Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

Read More

Categories:

Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

Innovation

Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

Plane-Pixabay

A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

Read More

Categories:

Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

Read More

Categories:

Quebec forced to reduce cannabis industry expansion goals due to low supplies

By: Luke Jones|January 25, 2019|8:03 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Canada legalized cannabis for personal consumption on Oct. 17, 2018 when the federal government enacted the Cannabis Act. Canadians are allowed to consume, purchase, and store marijuana, allowing a new…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance companies must embrace technology to offset slowing industry

By: Luke Jones|January 18, 2019|11:45 am

Innovation

Canada’s insurance industry faces limited growth over the near-term and insurance companies must turn to technology and innovation to lower costs. Ernst & Young Canada says technology will help insurers…

Read More

Categories:

Why are Canadian insurance cool on cannabis?

By: Luke Jones|January 10, 2019|7:44 am

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

It has been nearly three months since the federal government legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. However, the insurance industry remains cool on entering the marijuana space due to the hard…

Read More

Categories:

How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

marijuana-1.jpg

Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

Read More

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Aviva Canada warns brokers they are misusing social media

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2018|7:32 am

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Across the business world, organizations now understand that social media is a valuable and inexpensive marketing tool. Insurers are arguably playing catchup on many aspects of social media and are…

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Merging brokers should use a lead management system advises industry CEO

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2018|2:26 pm

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Merger and acquisitions are predicted to increase within the insurance industry in coming years. Brokerages going through major organizational changes should use a lead management system, recommends the leader of…

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Saskatchewan debuts ride-sharing regulations

By: Luke Jones|December 12, 2018|6:43 am

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Saskatchewan has become the latest province to approve regulations for ride-sharing company, opening a door for Uber and Lyft to operate legally. However, the government says companies are unlikely to…

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Insurers should concentrate on building a website before tackling AI

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2018|2:54 pm

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Insurance companies in Canada are increasingly being told that they should embrace blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). However, before thinking that far ahead, many insurance companies are not even online…

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Study finds Canadians are confused about travelling with Cannabis

By: Luke Jones|November 29, 2018|1:56 pm

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A survey by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THiA) found on fifth of respondents who are vacationing this year are not away of the rules around travelling with…

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Risk of explosion puts homeowners with marijuana growths at risk

By: Luke Jones|November 19, 2018|1:13 pm

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A month into the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes, the insurance industry continues to adjust to the changes. We have previously reported on the challenges facing home insurance providers…

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