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Another Tax Grab? Saskatchewan MLAs Question SGI Revenue Shift

MLAs in Saskatchewan are echoing claims made in British Columbia over revenue transfers from public entities—including SGI—to government coffers.
The provincial budget, released March 24, transfers …

RIBO Plans Reform Best Practices

Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) will develop best practices for brokers that will smooth the transition to impending auto insurance reforms. With a new …

FSCO Sets Out Auto Reform Priorities

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has named auto insurance reform as one of its central priorities for the coming year, and set out …

Insurance CEOs Stress Risk, Reputation: PWC

Insurance executives are taking a separate path to economic recovery than other sectors, adopting a more cautious outlook and taking more measures to protect their …

Nova Scotia aims to boost insurance profile

Ask most people about the economy of Nova Scotia and they will probably think of fishing and tourism. While these may be the cornerstones of …

New motorcycle regulations to reduce crashes and death

It will take new motorcycle riders in British Columbia a little longer to get onto the roads due to licensing changes.
The Insurance Corporation of British …

Auto Reform “A Step in the Right Direction”: IBC

Insurers in Ontario are extending support for recently unveiled auto insurance reforms.
Although the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is still reviewing the finer points of …

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The Chubb Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

Ratings agency A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the ratings of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and its subsidiaries, including Chubb’s A++ (Superior) financial strength …

Flaherty Hints at Further Action On Web Sales

Will Finance Minister Jim Flaherty take additional action on banks that continue to make web-based insurance sales?
In a March 15 interview with Bloomberg, Flaherty hinted …

Western Financial Reports “Solid” 2009 Results

Alberta’s Western Financial Group ended 2009 with a 24% increase in operating income. The insurance services provider posted $24 million in operating income before taxes, …

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