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January 1, 2017 Legislative changes: Will they mitigate motor vehicle property claim costs?

March 5, 2017 Lisa M. Carr

Ontario passed Bill 15, the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act in 2014. That law made changes to both the Repair and Storage Liens Act and Consumer Protection Act.

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What limitation period governs a personal injury claim by tenant vs. landlord?

March 2, 2017 Bruce Cook and Rachel Runge

What happens in Ontario when a tenant sues a landlord under the Occupiers’ Liability Act and it alleges disrepair in a residential apartment?

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La Plume du Président

March 1, 2017 Heather Matthews, president, ACEI

On entend beaucoup parler du changement dans l’industrie. Vous entendez des slogans comme tirez parti des perturbations en vue de la croissance, les êtres humains représentent la raison du changement et plus récemment, j’ai entendu l’expression « tendre vers le

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Pressure Change

March 1, 2017 Emily Atkins, Editor

Risk barometer reflects evolving threats to business

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Message From the President

February 28, 2017 Heather Matthews, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

The industry is abuzz about change. You hear such tag lines as “leverage the disruption for growth”, “humans represent the why of change”, and, most recently, I heard the phrase “lean into the grey” which essentially means to get comfortable

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Cyber Risk: The Great Unknown

January 4, 2017 Emily Atkins, Editor

Assessing the threat and understanding the consequences of cyber breaches

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Diving Right In

January 3, 2017 Emily Atkins, Editor

Krista McCann and Lisa Montgomery took ownership of Fair Way Adjusters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, after Blaine Tower, the previous owner, died of cancer.

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Dirty Windows Help to Clarify Appellate Review of Standard Form Contracts

January 3, 2017 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner; and Tara Chown, student-at-law, Hughes Amys LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co. has created an exception to the principle outlined in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp. and may lead to an increase in insurance litigation.

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How Data Empowers Cutting-Edge Claims Processes

January 2, 2017 Dara Banga, president, DSB Claims Solutions

The insurance claims process has traditionally been inefficient, and insurance companies are trying to use computer analytics to improve the process

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Environmental Losses Related to Transportation Claims

January 2, 2017 Joel van Popta, Senior Associate, -30- Forensic Engineering.

The release of pollutants such as fuel, motor oil or lubricants, coolant or brake fluid can cause environmental impairment in the event of a trucking collision

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Coverage for Social Engineering Fraud Takes its Place Among the Required Coverage for Canadian Business

January 1, 2017 David S. Wilson, partner; Chris McKibbin, partner; and Zack Garcia, associate, Fidelity Practice Group, Blaney McMurtry LLP

Standard crime insurance policies are not intended to cover social engineering fraud

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Message from the President

January 1, 2017 Heather Matthews, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

You cannot turn a page, open a news article, turn on the television or even have a conversation without technology somehow weaving its thread in. We are bombarded with the latest advancements in all industry sectors. In my last message