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Cracks in track led to train derailment in Banff, coal waste in river: report

BANFF, Alta. - The Transportation Safety Board has determined that a fractured piece of railway track caused a derailment last year that sent coal ash waste into a creek in Banff National Park.
Nov 26, 2015 4:22PM

Combined ratio deteriorates 7.4 points for Desjardins P&C segment

Desjardins Group has reported a 3.9-point deterioration in the third-quarter loss ratio of its property and casualty insurance segment, while gross written premiums increased 77.1%.
Nov 26, 2015 3:46PM

Insurance Bureau of Canada, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and other partners contribute to national flood program

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and other partners are collaborating on a national flood program to be led by the private sector.
Nov 26, 2015 3:08PM

Vehicle collisions on the rise in four provinces, Allstate Canada study finds

Vehicle collisions in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario are on the rise, with a 7.3% increase in frequency rate from last year, according to the seventh annual Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Safe Driving Study released on...
Nov 26, 2015 11:15AM

Toronto Taxi Alliance calls upon city to apply for injunction against UberX

The Toronto Taxi Alliance (TTA) is calling upon the City of Toronto to apply for an injunction against UberX.
Nov 26, 2015 10:16AM

Climate protection to become a core business for Allianz SE

Allianz SE plans to integrate climate protection into its entire business portfolio – a move that will include ending financing of coal-based business models – the insurer announced in the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference...
Nov 26, 2015 8:52AM

A year's worth of rain falls on Qatar's Hamad airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A year's worth of rain deluged parts of Qatar on Wednesday as seasonal storms moving through Saudi Arabia flooded streets in a city northwest of the capital, Riyadh.
Nov 25, 2015 3:10PM

Toyota recalls vehicles in Japan, Europe for Takata air bag defect

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.
Nov 25, 2015 3:07PM

Brain protein found in blood tests 'prognostic for poor clinical outcome' in concussion patients: Study

Blood tests for a brain protein could predict cognitive impairment in patients with concussions, researchers suggested in a study released this week.
Nov 25, 2015 12:49PM

2015 Q3 sees tenth consecutive quarterly decline for global insurance rates, casualty rate increases in certain regions driven by cyber

Commercial insurance rates decreased globally during 2015 Q3 – posting a global composite decline of 4.8% – marking the tenth consecutive quarterly decline, notes the November 2015 edition of Marsh’s Global Insurance Market...
Nov 25, 2015 12:07PM

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