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WSIB and auto insurance: Birds of a feather

Toronto Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
In late January a group of doctors, the Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups and the Ontario Federation of Labour demanded the Ontario Ombudsman investigate the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. They cited evidence the WSIB “systematically ...
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Manulife offers insurance discounts tied to fitness

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
This is not the first time an insurer has asked consumers to give up information in exchange for a discount. In 2014, Desjardins Insurance introduced the Ajusto program in Ontario, where a device is installed in vehicles, measuring speed, time of day ...

The owner of this Tacoma Drive property in Dartmouth has lost a court case involving insurance for a fuel leak ...

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision that found Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance did not break its contract by refusing to pay for soil remediation after a furnace leaked onto a rental property owned by Garden View ...

Crop insurance scheme: Awareness, technology key for successful implementation

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The NDA government recently launched a new crop insurance scheme titled Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) to mitigate the rural distress caused by crop failure or damage due to factors like unseasonal rains, monsoon failure, ...

Zurich Insurance chairman sees growing need for sector M&A -newspaper

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
ZURICH Feb 14 Zurich Insurance Chairman Tom de Swaan expects consolidation in the insurance industry to pick up over the next few years, Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag reported.

Critical-illness insurance can make sense – just think small

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The proper name for this type of coverage is critical-illness insurance. But a fact sheet from one insurance company in this line of business shows that cancer accounts for 68 per cent of payouts for CI policies, followed by heart attack at 13 per cent ...

Five-minute guide to making a home insurance claim

Express.co.uk - ‎14 hours ago‎
No wonder a quarter of over-50s say they do not trust their household insurer to treat them fairly. The one thing worse than having no insurance in a crisis is to have paid your premiums, only to find the policy will not pay out. Here is how to avoid ...

Can diabetics buy life insurance?

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎9 hours ago‎
QUESTION: I am a 40-year-old male, who recently learned that I have Type II diabetes. The news took me by surprise. I am still struggling with it.

Three Essential Insurance Covers to Rebuild One's Life

The New Indian Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
However, to secure yourself against the losses caused in the event of a natural calamity, it is imperative to be insured with the following 3 essential covers that could protect you, your loved ones and your assets against such losses and help you ...

Panel suggests term limit for insurance firm CEOs

Kathmandu Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Feb 14, 2016- An internal team of the Finance Ministry has suggested limiting the tenure of chief executive officers of insurance companies to just two terms. The team made the suggestion considering the fact that longer association of CEOs with some ...
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ICBC catching insurance fraudsters who boast on Facebook

CTV News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
VANCOUVER -- Motorists hoping to chisel a few extra dollars out of an auto claim are being warned that the Insurance Corporation of B.C.

Time to stop covering employee health insurance?

CNBC - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
But group health insurance rates kept rising and rising, much faster than our revenues and profits. In fact, over the last year, our group health insurance rates jumped almost 6 percent, while inflation has gone up less than 1 percent. According to the ...

Chicago Title Insurance Company Canada and OneMove Technologies Extend their Strategic Relationship

Stockhouse - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - OneMove Technologies Inc. ("OneMove"), the providers of western Canada's most popular conveyancing software solution econveyance™ and Chicago Title Insurance Company Canada ("CTIC"), a national provider of ...
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Zurich aims to 'better account' for interconnectivity of risks in general insurance

Canadian Underwriter - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Zurich Insurance Group reported a combined ratio of 103.6% in general insurance in 2015, up 6.8-points from 96.8% 2014, and while part of that was due to an explosion in a Chinese port last summer, the insurer said its results for the second half of ...

Ontario's Insurance Payer Of Last Resort

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Most discussions about personal injuries in auto accidents tend to assume that all of the involved drivers are insured, and their identities are known.
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Travel insurance doesn't cover cancellations because of Zika virus

The Province - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Travel insurance will not cover people cancelling trips to areas hard-hit by the Zika virus, says the president of the Travel Insurance Association of Canada. Alex Bittner said Wednesday the association is trying to clear up any confusion about the ...

Insure your loved ones on Valentine's Day

The Insurance and Investment Journal (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
LIMRA says that Valentine's Day is an ideal time to talk to people about the importance of life insurance. "Love and life insurance are inextricably linked together. Why? Because you want to protect the ones you love," says LIMRA in the Insure Your ...

Edmundston man gets 9-month jail sentence for insurance fraud

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Stéphane Valcourt, 44, of Edmundston was sentenced to nine months in jail for fraud and forgery related to selling false life insurance plans and forging some of the documents. Valcourt will serve two years probation as part of the sentence delivered Feb.

National Bank Insurance Enhances its Web and Mobile Presence

Stockhouse - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank Insurance is enhancing its digital presence by launching a new website optimized for tablets and smartphones.

Manulife is offering insurance discounts to policy holders who use fitness trackers, but privacy experts are raising ...

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Manulife Financial Corp. thinks there are enough Canadians who would see this as an attractive incentive that they are introducing a policy that involves wearing a fitness device to track activity.
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