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New Majesco Report Highlights Tremendous Opportunities in the Employee and Voluntary Benefits Market

The outlook for employee and voluntary benefits is promising, but the market no longer looks like it once did Morristown, NJ (Jan. 9, 2018) – Majesco, a global provider of core insurance software and consulting services for insurance business transformation, today announced the publication of a new Thought Leadership report, A New Age of Insurance: … Read more »

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iA Financial Group launches a new critical illness insurance product

Quebec City, QC (Jan. 8, 2018) – iA Financial Group has announced the launch of a critical illness insurance product designed for a younger clientele with a quick application process and affordable rates. TRANSITION – 4 illnesses covers the four most common critical illnesses and the benefit can be used to replace lost income or… Read more »

Hurricanes Make 2017 Year of Highest Insured Losses Ever

Munich (Jan. 4, 2018) – The hurricane trio of Harvey, Irma and Maria will cost the insurance industry a record amount in 2017: the final insurance bill for those and other natural catastrophes, including a severe earthquake in Mexico, is expected to come to US$ 135bn – higher than ever before. And overall losses (including… Read more »

SSQ Financial Group Becomes SSQ Insurance, Revamps Brand Image

Quebec City, QC (Jan. 1, 2018) – SSQ Financial Group, the sixth largest life insurer in Canada, is starting the year off with a new brand identity and positioning. The company wants to embrace its insured community and wholeheartedly affirm its true nature: insurance. SSQ Financial Group will now be known as SSQ Insurance with a… Read more »

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FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada announces strategic alliance with AEGIS London

Toronto, ON (Dec. 12, 2017) – FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with AEGIS London to provide innovative premium payment solutions for AEGIS London coverholders and policyholders. FIRST Canada will provide AEGIS London, payment programs via the PolicyWorks® platform which will allow AEGIS coverholders and policyholders to… Read more »

Aviva rides with Lyft as it heads into Ontario

Aviva official commercial automobile insurance provider for Lyft in Canada December 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Aviva Canada announced today that it is the official commercial automobile insurance provider for Lyft, offering customers comprehensive coverage to all its registered vehicles, drivers and passengers in Ontario when they hit the streets this month. “We’re thrilled that… Read more »

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Valen Analytics Highlights Growing Insurance Industry Divide

2018 Outlook Report Identifies Fundamental Split Among Insurers Derived from a Study of InsurTech Investment and Adoptio Denver, CO (Dec. 7, 2017) – Valen Analytics®, an Insurity company that provides proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for P/C insurers, today published its 2018 Outlook Report, which chronicles the deepening divide between insurance companies adopting incremental… Read more »

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Fort Insurance Group Benefits To Merge With Assurances ABZ

Toronto, ON (Dec. 4, 2017) – Fort is pleased to welcome its new broker partner, Montreal-based Assurances ABZ, within the Fort Financial Group Inc. family. The property, casualty and group benefits insurance brokerage, which specializes in servicing business owners and executives, is consolidating its leading position in the Montreal market and High Net Worth clientele…. Read more »

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Insurance Trends: Globe and Mail National Special Feature

Toronto, ON (Dec. 5, 2017) – It was a privilege to be interviewed for the Globe and Mail‘s annual Insurance Trends Report special feature. Our points of view were consolidated into two articles available for you to read now. View now in PDF format or use the links below to read them via At… Read more »

Empire Life and Symbility Health Pilot Program Offers Fully Insured Drug Program

Toronto, ON (Dec. 5, 2017) – Symbility Health Inc., a division of Symbility Solutions Inc., and The Empire Life Insurance Company announced today they have launched a pilot program with a select group of Symbility’s Third-Party Administrator partners to provide a fully insured drug product through Empire Life. Group benefit plans are under enormous pressure… Read more »