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RSA Canada formalizes president and CEO appointment

Posted by pathwayltd on October 4, 2016 at 10:10 AM

RSA Canada announced yesterday that it has appointed Martin Thompson as president and CEO, effective immediately.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/rsa-canada-formalizes-president-and-ceo-appointment-214842.aspx

Alastair Campbell: insurance missing out on a certain type of candidate

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 9:20 PM
Insurance – which most will admit is suffering from a talent shortage – might be missing out on some of the best candidates because it is overlooking those with mental health issues.

LDP, Riverin Girard and Ouellet Fillion to merge operations

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM

Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP), Riverin Girard & Associés, and Ouellet Fillion & Associés announced Tuesday that they are merging their operations.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/ldp-riverin-girard-and-ouellet-fillion-to-merge-operations-214549.aspx

Wawanesa, New Brunswick???s largest auto insurer decides against large rate hike

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM

Wawanesa, New Brunswick’s largest auto insurance company, is looking into ways to fix its increasing losses in the province after deciding not to raise its rates next year by over 35%.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/new-brunswicks-largest-auto-insurer-decides-against-large-rate-hike-214371.aspx

ACTA plans accreditation for sellers of travel health insurance

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 7:10 PM

Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) is working with the travel insurance industry on a course that aims to bring consistency to the conversation between consumers and brokers.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/acta-plans-accreditation-for-sellers-of-travel-health-insurance-214435.aspx

 

Hub International acquires Sarjeant Brokers

Posted by pathwayltd on September 12, 2016 at 9:20 AM

Hub acquired Sarjeant Brokers Limited, a Barrie, Ontario-based company that specializes in providing property and casualty insurance.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/hub-international-acquires-sarjeant-brokers-213469.aspx

Lackner McLennan acquires Erb and Erb Insurance Brokers

Posted by pathwayltd on August 4, 2016 at 12:15 AM

Lackner McLennan Insurance Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Erb and Erb Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Kitchener, Ont.-based Erb and Erb and Lackner McLennan will continue to operate as their own entities for the “next few years to provide continuity for both staff and clients, providing the same level of service clients have come to expect,” Lackner McLennan said in a press release.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/ontarios-lackner-mclennan-acquires-e...

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BrokerLink acquires Cornerstone Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Posted by pathwayltd on July 6, 2016 at 1:30 PM

BrokerLink will welcome 90-plus employees and increase the property and casualty insurance brokerage’s footprint to more than 75 locations in Ontario with the acquisition of Cornerstone Insurance Brokers Ltd.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/cornerstone-insurance-brokers-ltd-joins-brokerlink-1004095802/

Top Cyber Threat often Ignored

Posted by pathwayltd on May 25, 2016 at 12:30 AM

“What a cyber policy does is it protects against this new, emerging type of threat – it’s basically plugging the gaps that traditional policies have, because traditional policies haven’t considered such threats because they were written so long ago.”

Read more at:  http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/cyber/top-cyber-threat-often-ignored-by-brokers-and-businesses-207477.aspx


IBAO president anticipates "bright future for brokers who are willing to change"

Posted by pathwayltd on March 30, 2016 at 10:35 AM

The insurance industry may not be known for technological innovation, but there is a future for brokers who are willing to change, speakers said Tuesday during the annual general meeting of the Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/ibao-president-anticipates-bright-future-brokers-willing-change-1004087951/


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