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Privacy Breaches Continue: B.C. Insurance Council

Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) licensees continue to misuse client information, despite heightened measures to enforce privacy, according to the province’s insurance …

Auto Thieves’ Most Wanted: Honda Civic Tops Stolen Models List

Car thieves are either lazy or particular—either seeking out either the easiest, unprotected vehicles or high-end luxury vehicles, according to the Insurance Bureau …

Bulletin: Zurich Launches Virtual Literature Rack

Risk managers and brokers searching for risk information have a new online library to browse, with the launch of the Zurich Virtual Literature …

Manitoba Auto Theft Initiative Earns International Recognition

The Winnipeg Auto Theft Suppression Strategy (WATSS) was named as a finalist for the 2009 Centre for Problem-Oriented Policing Goldstein Award, earning the …

Growth Will Continue, say Swiss Re Economists

Both insurers and reinsurers will continue on the road to economic recovery, but face both regulatory and weather challenges, according to Swiss Re’s …

GTA Leads Ontario Collision Rates, says Allstate Study

St. Thomas has Ontario’s lowest number of car accidents while the Greater Toronto Area has the highest, according to Allstate Insurance Company’s of …

Banks Must Respect Insurance Regulations: Ont. Superior Court

Banks must respect regulations governing insurance sales in Ontario, a recent Ontario Superior Court decision states.
The decision, issued November 18, finds the Royal …

Upcoming Alta. Inspector Regulations Target Insurance

A move to regulate home inspectors in Alberta will likely include some form of mandatory insurance for them, according to Service Alberta representatives. …

Bulletin: OSFI Sets Out Stress Testing Guidelines

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has set out stress testing guidelines for Canada’s banks, trusts, credit unions and insurers. …

Bulletin: Fairfax Sets Up Brazilian Insurer

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is venturing into the Brazilian market with a wholly-owned P&C insurer.
The company has received preliminary regulatory approval to launch …

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