September 9, 2015
Cyber Risk - Why Every Organization is a Target?
The comment I hear most often when I speak to company leaders about their network security and privacy risk is that they do not believe there is much of a risk. The exceptions of course are organizations in the financial services, healthcare, education and retail; they all seem to completely understand they have a target on their backs. We are now at a time when companies of all sizes and all industries need to admit that they are data companies and, in such cases, are a target. Everyone is a data company today because we all rely on computer to do our jobs.
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Gilles Gervais
Gilles Gervais
August 26, 2015
The impression people get from your spoken and written words
One day, a Canadian tourist travelling in Israel asks an old man in English:
“Is the way to the synagogue to the right?” He points to his right with his finger. The old man nods his head yes.
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Abe Herbst
Abe Herbst
August 19, 2015
OPEC and the Effects of oil prices on our Economy
As a born and raised Montrealer, I have recently been appointed to work for the Global Team at BFL CANADA in Calgary. Calgary is a city that is directly affected by the volatility in oil pricing that, as an Easterner, led me repeatedly to question myself on the economic impact of oil prices on the Canadian economy…and not just Alberta.
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Anne Taylor
Anne Taylor
August 5, 2015
Understanding Non-owned Auto & Hired Auto Liability Insurance
Almost all General Liability policies have an element of “non-owned” and “hired auto” auto coverage. But does everyone, or anyone for that matter, truly understand the intricacies of that coverage?
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Ann Donald
Ann Donald
July 22, 2015
Surety for Today’s Construction Environment
The surety premium component comprises a small sliver of the overall premium pie of the insurance industry, but don’t underestimate the power of what a surety facility can do for a contractor or an owner of a construction project.
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Grant Petroff
Grant Petroff
July 15, 2015
Load Broking and How Best to Manage the Inherent Risks
Cargo policies can be confusing for companies who broker loads. Today I’ll explain why it is more advantageous for them not to buy a Follow-Form Cargo policy, but rather to opt for a Non-Follow Form Cargo policy, including Contingent Cargo coverage.
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Sacha Vaillancourt
Sacha Vaillancourt
July 8, 2015
Volunteers – Cornerstones of sports and associations communities
Every year, spring brings us new chores to take up around the house. Believe me, if I could count on my wife to get our pool up and running, let’s just say it would be the same color as our lawn!
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