Flood

  • Ottawa puts money where its mouth is on mitigation

    The Insurance Bureau of Canada is encouraged by the funding for flood mitigation projects from the federal government, citing 2013 as a record-breaking year for insured damage.

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    Digital dangers are still underestimated… Reaction to Obama signing terrorism insurance act… Natural catastrophe insurance losses hit five-year low…

  • Alleged falsified reports to be released mid-month

    Allegedly doctored engineering reports that led to flood insurance claim denials after Superstorm Sandy are expected to be released by the middle of this month, according to attorneys working on the case.

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    FBI risk management accused of discrimination… Tough times for reinsurers in 2015 renewal season… Australian bushfires declared “catastrophe” by insurance council…

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    Was Sony hack the work of an ex-employee?... Devastating year for aviation but experts say flying is very safe… Homeowners blame FEMA flood maps for insurance bills…

  • Wild winds rack up $90 million in insured damage

    The heavy rains and winds that swept across Ontario and Quebec last month caused almost $100 million in insured damage, according to preliminary estimates.

  • Are your clients ready if another ice storm strikes?

    A year ago December rain, freezing rain and snow hit Southern Ontario, with the ice storm causing more than $200 million in insured losses – are your clients ready if the iceman cometh again?

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    Storms hit western coast of North America; more to come says expert… Complacent senior executives value personal data above work data… Brisbane hailstorm claims push closer to $1 million…

  • A demonstrator for controlling urban flooding

    Brokers may want to take their homeowner clients on a walking tour of this Burlington, Ont. home that has been retrofitted to mitigate basement flooding.

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    The Philippines feels the force of nature… Insurance sector should help with student loans… Banks understating the scale of fraud… November’s weather related impact…