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SGI releases top five insurance fraud schemes

Busted! Fibbers get found out when insurance fraud investigated SGI’s Special Investigations Unit has compiled a list of some of their more memorable cases over the past year, giving you a peek into the intriguing world of insurance fraud Regina, SK (Mar. 13, 2018) — He thought a little creative deception could help him scam SGI… Read more »

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Tsunami warning highlights Canada’s earthquake risk

Toronto, ON (Jan. 23, 2018) – Early this morning a magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred off the coast of Alaska, 25 kilometres under water. At least three aftershocks have been reported. A tsunami warning for the coast of British Columbia was issued but was later cancelled. Approximately 4,000 earthquakes are recorded in Canada each year. While… Read more »

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Majority of Canadians Unprepared For A Winter Emergency

The Great White North is hardly prepared for an extreme cold weather event Toronto, ON (Dec. 18, 2017) – Canadian winters are becoming less and less predictable and this one is expected to be colder than the last, with snowfall extending late into the season. A study released today by RSA Canada found that more… Read more »

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Insurance Bureau of Canada releases new research report

JUNE 4, 2012 (TORONTO) � What will Canada’s weather look like 40 years from now? According to projections made by Professor Gordon McBean, a world renowned climate scientist from the University of Western Ontario, warmer temperatures in the summer months will, in some regions, result in an increase in wild fires, drought, water scarcity, lightning… Read more »

QWeMA Group updates retirement income planning system

Gaming consoles have long been key to connected-TV viewing, as the most common devices used to channel over-the-top services to regular television sets. Though native internet-connected TVs are becoming more common, gaming consoles are still the way to connect for most online video viewers who watch on their TVs. Research from Interpret found that this… Read more »

IFC launches Intact Lab, Intact’s centre for digital excellence

Toronto, ON (Mar. 25, 2015) – Intact Financial Corporation has announced the launch of Intact Lab, its centre for digital excellence. Intact Lab will focus on developing world-class digital solutions to provide Intact customers with an unrivaled service experience, and brokers with industry-leading business solutions. The lab will be based in Montreal, bringing together R&D… Read more »

The Guarantee Offers Tips to Help Protect You From Email Phishing Fraud

Toronto, ON (Nov. 1, 2017) – Spear-phishing – targeted, fraudulent emails intended to appear genuine and from trustworthy sources – is the proximate cause of most Social Engineering Fraud losses. Everyone will be a target at some point in their life; likely on more than one occasion. These attacks have become so sophisticated that only… Read more »

Canadians lose millions every year from identity theft and online scams

Aviva Canada debuts educational video and enhanced identity theft coverage for customers to mark Cyber Security Awareness Month Toronto, ON (Oct. 2, 2017) – In 2016 alone, Canadians lost $40 million due to online scams. Millennials and Generation Z in particular have become natural targets because of their strong presence on social media. Online security… Read more »

IBC launches ‘Know Your Policy’ consumer awareness campaign

Toronto, ON (Sept. 13, 2017) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers. ​”A car collision, a home damaged by wind or hail and a business interrupted by vandalism or floods are risks that people face each day,” said… Read more »

eBrake Technologies launches pilot program with TELUS

eBrake app designed to protect Canadians from distracted driving Vancouver, BC (July 12, 2017) – eBrake Technologies announced today a pilot program that will offer eBrake, a new, innovative smartphone app, designed to prevent distracted driving, to select TELUS team members and fleet drivers across Canada. In the coming weeks, select TELUS team members will… Read more »