Insurance Trends Report

Globe & Mail Insurance Trends Report: April 2018

Toronto, ON (Apr. 25, 2018) – The Business section in today’s Globe & Mail features an Insurance Trends special report. The lead article, by Debbie Coull-Cicchini, executive vice-president at Intact Insurance, looks at the four main challenges in the Canadian industry:

  1. Demographics are changing the face of Canada, and by 2025, millennials will make up 75 per cent of the labour force.
  2. Technology is changing how Canadians live and do business.
  3. Climate change and increasingly frequent extreme weather events are among the most significant challenges facing communities today.
  4. Competition and consolidation create market opportunities for innovative insurance providers.

Read the full article:

• “Addressing key industry challenges with innovation and focus on customer” (PDF).

Another article looks at coverage innovation with comments from the Executive Team at ShiftRide and from Doug Grant, Partner at

• “Enabling Canadians to be covered ‘anytime, anywhere’” (online at

And finally, Doug tackles the ramifications of the InsurTech revolution for both insurance organizations and consumers:

• “Exploring the impact and implications of InsurTech” (online at

These articles capture some of the sense of dramatic change in society with respect to insurance, something we hope will be of interest to business readers and insurance professionals.

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SOURCE: The Globe and Mail

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