April 18, 2014Daily News
Premier urges New Brunswick town not to let guard down after water levels recede
SUSSEX, N.B. – Water levels in many parts of New Brunswick receded Thursday but Premier David Alward and Emergency Measures officials urged residents not to let their guard down because of a potential for more dangerous flooding.
Apr 17, 2014 5:46PM
Saskatchewan authorities issue more than 700 tickets for seatbelt violations in a month
Saskatchewan authorities ticketed just over 700 motorists last month during March’s traffic safety focus on seatbelt and car seat use in the province.
Apr 17, 2014 2:45PM
PCS reports no weather catastrophes in Canada in Q1, while polar vortex caused $1.5 billion insured losses in U.S.
2014 is the third year in a row in which Property Claims Services (PCS) has not declared any weather catastrophes in Canada for the first quarter, while six catastrophe events in the United States resulted in US$2.2 billion in insured losses...
Apr 17, 2014 2:41PM
Half of Quebec home insurance policyholders think they're covered for overflowing body of water: survey
One in two Quebeckers surveyed erroneously believe their home insurance policy covers them against damage from an overflowing body of water while 65% of respondents did not believe their homes were at risk from sewer backup, earthquake, wind or...
Apr 17, 2014 12:29PM
Mutuals face increasing pricing pressure, must differentiate themselves: Willis
Mutual insurers looking to remain competitive in the wake of enormous pricing pressure must differentiate themselves, David Thomas, CEO of market services and solutions for Willis, recommends in a new video blog.
Apr 17, 2014 11:14AM
Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water levels rise, flooding homes and roads
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Rain, melting snow and ice jams forced waters in parts of Eastern Canada to rise Wednesday, submerging roads, filling basements and prompting hundreds to be evacuated from their homes as officials told people to prepare in case they had to seek...
Apr 17, 2014 9:21AM