In the freight business, the ability to deal with problems is essential. What can go wrong? Everything!
In the freight business, the ability to deal with problems is essential. What can go wrong? Everything! And no matter how well you handle your part of the process, there are certain things that are out of your control but for which your shippers will look to you for assistance and solutions. Because brokers aren’t […]
LAS VEGAS — The use of anti-fraud technology by insurers in North America is on the rise. However, many companies are still struggling with the deployment of proactive predictive analytics tools because of resource constraints, according to a study. Nearly 95 per cent of insurance companies reported using anti-fraud software as of 2013. That’s a […]
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired) – To mark Small Business Month, the BMO Wealth Institute today released a report which examines what keeps Canada’s entrepreneurs “up at night”. The study found that 60 per cent of Canadian business owners are concerned with being able to retire from their business, as well as managing cash flow in profitable and […]
Distracted drivers in Ontario will face the toughest penalties in Canada for talking or texting on hand-held smart phones under legislation revived by the Liberal government Tuesday. Motorists can expect fines of up to $1,000 and the loss of three demerit points under the bill — which was first tabled last March but did not […]
This one is a bit different as the case law comes out of Ontario, although the same principles would apply equally well here in BC. Ricky Pizzacalla was riding a motorized bicycle while impaired.
Enhanced reporting a focus with second-time submission to annual Carbon Disclosure Project
A wind and rainfall warning ended Wednesday for parts of B.C.’s south coast as severe weather at its height left almost 80,000 BC Hydro customers without electricity overnight.
Men are more likely than women to mistakenly trust myths about buying insurance.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga., /PRNewswire/ Associates of World Financial Group, Inc. and World Financial Group Canada Inc., collectively World Financial Group (WFG), have kept their promise to protect families by placing $1 billion of new life insurance coverage in September. In celebration of Life Insurance Awareness Month, WFG placed an ad in the Sept. 1issue of […]
Stringer LLP Admin Hot on the heels of the announcement of the recent MOL enforcement blitz, a freshly filed statement of claim in a class action lawsuit appears to combine two of the ongoing trends in employment litigation: the crackdown on unpaid positions which traditionally have not been subject to employment law and class actions […]
Insurer onboard with IBRI/Quindell telematics
ICBC is launching a new education campaign across the province to help keep pedestrians safe this fall and winter when crashes involving pedestrians increase significantly in B.C. On average, 76 per cent more pedestrians are injured in crashes from November to January every year when conditions are dark and weather is poor compared to June […]
“The combination of new business models, some of which may break through, along with companies looking for adjacency in the insurance market [could see Australian insurers] come under pressure,” Mr Malhotra, who leads Accenture’s insurance division in Australia, said.
But the Insurance Bureau of Canada has warned that carrying passengers for payment could void Alberta drivers’ policies if they don’t have commercial coverage. (Uber says its drivers are covered by liability insurance of $5 million, in addition to personal coverage).
TD Insurance study finds individuals would need an average of $45,609 in savings if they cannot work for a year