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Canadians Ill Prepared for Emergencies: Survey

Less than half of Canadians are adequately prepared for disasters like
wildfires, hurricanes or extended blackouts, results from a …

U.K, E.U., Ramp Up Flood Planning: A.M. Best

Flooding is a growing concern in the European Union, where more frequent—and
severe—flooding in recent years have prompted long-range …

Flu Fallout: Outbreak Highlights Coverage Limits

Businesses that could be most affected by a widespread swine flu outbreak—like airlines or movie theatres– won’t find much recourse from commercial insurance …

Forgeron takes IBC forward: Caps, climate and communication a priority

Shortly after his appointment Don Forgeron set the tone for the next year at the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s annual general meeting, held …

Swine flu prompts advice: Change how you operate

Minimize risks.
This is the goal of all insurance and in the light of a possible pandemic,
its what …

Leading expert offers answers on pandemic outbreaks

Bob Howe, Pandemics Topic Manager at Swiss Re and a leading pandemic
expert answers some key questions as a …

Climate-driven security concerns are opportunities for insurers

The latest report from Lloyd’s of London—the insurer that made its name producing products for high-risk businesses—highlights the threats and opportunities climate change …

Americans cut back on insurance to reduce spending

A new study by the Insurance Research Council finds that many Americans are reducing their insurance costs due to the financial restraints they are experiencing …

25% of Canada’s private companies plan to adopt IFRS

Canada’s Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) plans to release its private company financial reporting framework (GAAP) by April 30. Private companies will have to adopt either …

Will Tougher Auto Theft Laws Work?

Will new auto theft offences and tougher penalties translate into lower crime rates? They did south of the border, says the spokesman for …

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