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Recent Insurance News

New insurance coverage for shared travel accommodations

Has your client booked travel accommodations through platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Trip Advisor? If so, they are now able to get insurance coverage for trip cancellations and interruptions. CAA Travel Insurance announced Wednesday it has added a new feature

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How climate change affects Canada’s hurricane risk

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.     When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique

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Why appeal court quashed this punitive damage award

If your client is successfully sued for being vicariously liable for the behaviour of a sexual offender, should that client have to pay punitive damages simply for not admitting liability before the trial? Judges are not unanimous on this issue.

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How federal budget could improve cyber underwriting

Insurance Bureau of Canada officials are hoping a $145-million commitment by the federal government towards cyber security will help the industry better understand how much a cyber incident could cost. In the 2019-20 budget document tabled Tuesday, federal Finance Minister

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What ransomware attacks cost your clients

Brokers selling cyber insurance may want to pay attention to a recent statistic: the average financial cost of downtime to a Canadian business following a ransomware attack is 7.5 times higher than the average ransom requested per incident. Canada not

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How BC Hydro fares in managing its cyber security risk

British Columbia’s electric utility is managing its cyber security risk for system components that must conform to mandatory reliability standards, but not for components to which the standards do not apply, the province’s auditor general has found. “We concluded that

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The challenges in navigating the ridesharing insurance minefield

Despite using a wholly-owned captive insurance subsidiary and third-party insurance, ridesharing company Lyft Inc. cannot ensure its coverage will sustain all of its business risks and costs, the company acknowledged in a recent stock-listing prospectus of risk factors. San Francisco,

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Collision damages ships in Vancouver Harbour

RICHMOND, B.C. – Transport Canada says two ships collided in Vancouver Harbour Sunday after one lost power, but no one was injured and no pollutants were released. The federal department says in a statement that the bulk carrier MV Caravos

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How small potatoes from federal budget can help insurers

The federal government’s commitment Tuesday to spend $1 million a year on hazard awareness training – from a total budget of nearly $350 billion – will go a “long way” towards helping Canadians understand property risk, the Insurance Bureau of

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Economical clears major hurdle to demutualization

Economical Insurance is a step closer to demutualization and becoming publicly traded on the stock exchange. An overwhelming majority (99%) of the insurer’s mutual policyholders voted Wednesday in favour of a demutualization proposal released in January. Several more steps are

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