15 Jun 2018
What the May 4 windstorm can teach the industry about catastrophe modelling
Ministers keen on U.K.’s Flood Re risk pool model
05 Jun 2018
Canadian emergency management ministers have shown particular interest in a high risk pool such as the U.K.’s public national flood reinsurance program Flood Re, said Craig Stewart, the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s vp of federal affairs.
11 May 2018
Lloyd’s Canada Hosted Construction Forum in Toronto on March 22, 2018
Lloyd’s new annual compliance process for coverholders
11 May 2018
From January 2018, Lloyd’s adopted a new risk based annual process for coverholder compliance.
The Duty to Defend Triggered Notwithstanding Environmental and Pollution Exclusion Clauses
27 Apr 2018
In West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., 2017 BCSC 2397, the insureds, West Van Holdings Ltd. and West Van Lions Gate Cleaners Ltd. (the “Insureds”) brought an action against Economical Mutual Insurance Company and Intact Insurance Company (the “Insurers”) seeking a declaration that the Insurers had a duty to defend the Insureds.
Alberta rejects extension for Fort McMurray claims
20 Apr 2018
The Alberta government Wednesday turned down a request from the Fort McMurray area’s mayor for a one-year extension to residents with outstanding insurance claims from the 2016 wildfire.
Aviva Canada seeks average 5% rate increase in personal home and auto lines
12 Mar 2018
Aviva Canada is putting through an average rate increase of 5% in personal home and auto lines after reporting a combined operating ratio of 102% in its 2017 year-end results.
Proposed “concussion code of conduct” could help sports insurers
26 Feb 2018
Legislation that would require a “concussion code of conduct” for amateur sports organizations in Ontario will be the subject to public hearings next week.