September 4, 2015Daily News
On Arctic voyage, Obama turns to the power of the presidential image to elevate climate change
KOTZEBUE, Alaska - President Barack Obama closed out his Alaska tour with a trip Wednesday to the tiny town of Kotzebue, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in the Alaska Arctic - part of a wider effort to command attention to...
Sep 3, 2015 4:19PM
Abandoned campfire to blame for fire in B.C., forest ministry says
An abandoned campfire was to blame for a short-lived wildfire in late August, the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations reported on Wednesday.
Sep 3, 2015 3:46PM
ICBC, police and provincial government launch month-long distracted driving campaign
While the government of British Columbia reviews the province’s distracted driving penalties, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), police and the government are teaming up to launch a month-long campaign across the...
Sep 3, 2015 2:40PM
Economic losses from storms in Alberta, B.C. expected to exceed $225 million in total: Aon Benfield
Total economic losses from severe thunderstorms and flooding rains in Alberta in early August are expected to exceed $125 million, while a strong storm system that battered parts of British Columbia was expected to exceed $100 million in...
Sep 3, 2015 1:31PM
Healthy Cat bond activity supported by record issuance of private bonds: GC Securities
Catastrophe bond activity for 2015 Q2 was lower than for the second quarters of both 2013 and 2014, but still represents among the best second quarters on record, notes a new Cat bond briefing and analysis from GC Securities.
Sep 3, 2015 12:48PM
New Ontario auto catastrophic impairment definition starts in 2016
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A new definition of catastrophic impairment, for vehicle accident injuries, takes effect next year, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario suggested in a recent bulletin.
Sep 3, 2015 11:39AM