Some brokers wary of rise of MGAs

July 19, 2021 — THE RISING profile of MGAs is bad news for most brokers, the president of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada warned his colleagues recently. “Anybody that’s…

ICLR expands mandate to seek changes

May 10, 2021 — CANADA’s Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction is planning to move beyond scientific research and offer concrete solutions and cost analysis to reduce the impact of catastrophic…

Mutual-owned group buys Barrie broker

May 10, 2021 — COLLECTIVFIDE Insurance Group, the brokerage operation launched by mutual insurers, has acquired Barrie, Ont.-based R.K. Mooney Insurance Brokers. R.K. Mooney has operated for more than 30…

IBAM president seeks stronger relations

May 10, 2021— THE MAIN priority for the new president of the Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba  is strengthening the relationship between its members and the province’s government-owned auto insurer….

Budget boosts action plan on flooding

April 26 —THE FEDERAL government continued to implement its promised National Action Plan on Flooding with several measures in the recent spring budget announcement. The Insurance Bureau of Canada noted…