Insurers call for auto reform in Alberta

INSURERS operating in Alberta have expressed serious concerns regarding the state of the province’s auto insurance market. Pleas for product reform were presented in several submissions to the Alberta Insurance…

PACICC working with feds on quake risk

CANADA’s p&c policyholder protection provider is working with Finance Canada as it considers how to limit system-wide risks that a catastrophic earthquake could pose to the industry. The Property and…

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…