Webinar for the forest industry: WorkSafeBC’s New Approach to Accident Investigations and Enforcement

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  https://vimeo.com/221020453 Mario Montagliani, our Vice President, Risk Management, and Michael Watt, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP's leader of Labour + Employment Practice hosted a webinar on June 7, 2017 to discuss what to expect [...]

New drone regulations put insurance brokers to the test [press release]

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VANCOUVER, B.C. — This past November, just in time for the holidays, Transport Canada released new exemption requirements for those hoping to fly their UAV without a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC). This change makes the role [...]

How drones are poised to revolutionize the roofing industry

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Before starting any roofing project, it's important to get a scope of the job. One way to do that is by climbing up and visually inspecting the building for damage and wear and tear. But [...]

What motivates volunteers (and why that matters)

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Most people who volunteer their time, efforts, and talents do so because they receive an emotional or functional benefit from doing so. Emotional benefits are motivators or principles about which people feel strongly, like the feeling of [...]

Vertical Group acquires Axis Insurance Managers Inc. [press release]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER, B.C., November 7, 2016 -- Vertical Insurance Group Ltd., owners of Shaw Sabey, Metrix, Core, Magnes, LMG and other retail insurance brokerage businesses, is pleased to announce it has acquired the majority [...]

Is your law firm exposed to a cyber threat?

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According to a study by the Ponemon Institute on the costs of data breaches involving 11 countries, the average organizational cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.79M, averaging $154 per exposed record. In [...]

Taking Steps to Prevent Identity Fraud [guide]

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IN 2015 ALONE, OVER 13 MILLION AMERICANS fell victim to identity fraud, resulting in damages of more than $15 billion. While it is impossible to prevent fraud entirely (your data is often in the hands [...]

Is your nonprofit getting the most out of its insurance?

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When you’re in charge of a non-profit, you have seemingly endless things on your plate. You want to focus on promoting your cause, supporting your volunteers and helping as many people as you can. One [...]

Drone Insurance: A Market on the Rise [white paper]

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From farming to shipping industries, drone operators are putting their unmanned aircraft to a variety of uses. In fact, the drone market is expected to grow to $4.8 billion by 2021. With demand increasing, the [...]

The Easiest Ways to Donate This Holiday Season

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Christmas is a time of giving- but it's also one of the busiest times of the year. Many people look to donate their time or money to local charities, but struggle to find the means [...]