Saturday, October 23, 2021

Insurance industry seeks to limit fossil fuel exposure amid growing climate threat

August 22, 2021 9:06 am CALGARY — With global climate change threatening to wreak havoc on their industry, insurance companies are increasingly looking to limit their exposure to the fossil...

Property insurers update risk modelling as Canada braces for climate impacts

August 16, 2021 3:21 pm VANCOUVER — The estimated $78 million in insured property damage from the wildfire that devastated the community of Lytton, B.C., in June is a fraction...

Great-West U.S. subsidiary buying Prudential’s retirement business for $4.45 billion

July 21, 2021 11:16 am A subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco Inc. has signed a $4.45-billion deal to buy Prudential Financial Inc.'s retirement business, as the company aims to deepen its...

Canada Life signs deal to buy employer health, dental services provider ClaimSecure

July 13, 2021 12:41 pm WINNIPEG — The Canada Life Assurance Co. has signed a deal to buy ClaimSecure Inc., a company that provides health and dental claim management services...

Cybersecurity insurance rates likely to rise amid escalating ransomware attacks

July 8, 2021 3:16 pm TORONTO — Companies looking to purchase insurance against cyberattacks in which their data is held for ransom will soon find it more expensive and difficult...

Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won’t renew policy

June 3, 2021 2:36 pm CALGARY — An insurance provider for the Trans Mountain pipeline said it will not renew its policy with the company when it expires in August. Argo...

Cheque is in the mail: Insurance rebates coming to Saskatchewan drivers

May 11, 2021 1:06 pm REGINA — Saskatchewan's Crown-owned insurer says it will start mailing rebates on vehicle insurance this week. Saskatchewan Government Insurance says 709,000 cheques are to be sent...

Report: Abel to succeed Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway CEO

May 3, 2021 8:06 am OMAHA, Neb. — Vice Chairman Greg Abel will succeed billionaire Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway CEO, according to a report. Buffett confirmed the succession plan Monday...

B.C. auto insurance rebate cheques delayed after ‘criminal’ cyberattack: minister

March 18, 2021 2:46 pm VICTORIA —  A "criminal" cyberattack will delay COVID-19 rebate cheques that were supposed to be in the mail this week, says the minister responsible for...

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Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia

October 23, 2021 9:36 am BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Saturday is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high...

1st big New Orleans parade since pandemic a go: Krewe of Boo

October 23, 2021 9:31 am NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Parade-loving New Orleans is about to get its groove back. ...

Hungary: Thousands of Orban supporters march across Budapest

October 23, 2021 9:16 am BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched in Budapest...