Larger, tech-savvy brokers emerging

RAPID consolidation in the Ontario broker channel is expected to continue this year, leading to larger, stronger and increasingly technology-based entities. Colin Simpson, ceo of the Insurance Brokers Association of…

U.S. broker expands Canadian inroads

NFP CORP., a major U.S.-based insurance broker, consultant and wealth management company, has expanded its p&c presence in Canada with the acquisition of Ancaster, Ont.-based broker Dalton Timmis. The deal…

Emergency management action sought

IMMEDIATE action is needed to address shortcomings identified this month with Ontario’s emergency management response plan, the managing director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction says. Glenn McGillivray said…