January 25, 2015Daily News
Next ICLR workshop to focus on seismic risk management of buildings
The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction will be hosting a seminar on the importance of seismic risk management of buildings, with a focus on post-earthquake functionality.
Jan 23, 2015 4:04PM
Storms hit pump stations, leave hundreds of thousands without water in Brazil's largest city
SAO PAULO - More than 300,000 people in Brazil's biggest city were without water Friday, more than 24 hours after thunderstorms knocked out electricity to two pumping stations, the Sao Paulo state water utility said.
Jan 23, 2015 3:54PM
Quebec town says Islamic cyberattack on its website has them perplexed
MONTREAL - A small Quebec town is wondering why it found itself the target of an Islamic extremist group's cyberattack after the municipality's website was compromised for about a dozen hours.
Jan 23, 2015 2:53PM
Planning exercise tests ability of New Brunswick to respond to Ebola
Canada's senior public health officer met Friday with his New Brunswick counterpart to launch a planning exercise intended to test the province's response in the event of an Ebola case in the province.
Jan 23, 2015 1:55PM
Changes that support permanent fixes to Ontario auto system needed
Progress on the Ontario insurance product will continue to stall out without changes to clarify injury definitions and to enhance transparency in the tort system, both of which are fuelling higher costs and hampering efforts to achieve...
Jan 23, 2015 9:33AM
Major P&C industry players launch new micro insurance initiative
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Several major insurance organizations have formed a new micro insurance consortium and micro insurance “venture incubator” (MVI), in an initiative announced during the World Economic Forum gathering currently being held in Davos,...
Jan 22, 2015 4:21PM