Blog Category: Industry Trends

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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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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Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

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Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

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Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

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Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

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RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

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Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

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Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

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Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

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Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

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Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

Intact-Insurance

A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

Dollarphotoclub_78425453-25.jpg

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

Read More

Categories:

Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

uber-52.jpg

A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

Read More

Categories:

RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

Dollarphotoclub_11685060-24.jpg

We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

Read More

Categories:

Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

Dollarphotoclub_54906261-36.jpg

Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

Dollarphotoclub_43087189-13.jpg

As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

Read More

Categories:

Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

cannabis-sativa-leaf-33.jpg

Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians lack knowledge on many insurance principles

By: Luke Jones|November 15, 2018|7:03 am

Innovation

A new study published recently shows some Canadians are entering their insurance contracts blind and without complete knowledge of their policy. The survey from Sonnet Insurance points to one in…

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:

Hyundai Canada: 80 percent of parents are concerned about distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|November 12, 2018|7:01 am

Distracted-driving-Flickr-free-21.jpg

80 percent of Canadian parents are worried about distracted driving behaviour from other drivers, while one in five admit driving with children stresses them out. A survey by Hyundai Canada…

Read More

Categories:

Intact Insurance targets 2019 growth without lowering rates

By: Luke Jones|November 11, 2018|3:15 pm

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A difficult situation in auto insurance and a hardening of home insurance and commercial markets has left insurance companies facing tough decisions. In Ontario, rising auto claims and repair costs…

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Cannabis Act can open doors for brokers

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|2:38 pm

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

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Quebec government faces $1 billion class action over Uber pilot program

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|8:46 am

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A class-action lawsuit filed by taxi representatives against the Quebec government against laws allowing Uber to run in the province will go ahead. A Quebec Superior Court justice has given…

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RCMP: police lack tools for effective roadside drug testing

By: Luke Jones|November 5, 2018|6:41 am

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We are now moving into the second month of Canada’s bold new world of legal cannabis for recreational purposes. However, while the Cannabis Act is not enacted, allowing Canadians, to…

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Google fully autonomous vehicles to hit California’s roads

By: Luke Jones|November 2, 2018|6:11 pm

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Google-owned Waymo has gained a major victory in the path towards fully autonomous vehicles. California has granted regulatory approval for Waymo cars to operate on its road without a human…

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Insurance industry age gap could stunt growth in some Canadian regions

By: Luke Jones|November 1, 2018|11:27 am

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As we have reported before, the number of people leaving the insurance industry will drastically outweigh the number entering in the coming years. Indeed, the Canadian property and casualty industry…

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Cannabis brings new business insurance opportunities for brokers

By: Luke Jones|October 29, 2018|12:17 pm

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Cannabis is now big business in Canada. No longer a black-market enterprise, the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has created a fully-fledged commercial market. As this market grows and…

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