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IIC in the news


What COVID-19 means for your insurance education, Canadian Underwriter, March 26, 2020
Insurance Institute delays exam sessions until June, Thompson's, March 19, 2020
Broker returns to her roots to spread awareness about insurance, Insurance Business Canada, March 24, 2020
Weather claims expected to double in a decade, Thompson's, February 10, 2020
Flood risk explored at CatIQ conference, Thompson's, February 10, 2020
How climate change may heat up your liability lines, Canadian Underwriter, February 7, 2020
This is how much severe weather claims could cost in 10 years, Canadian Underwriter, February 3, 2020
How to attract the talent you need to drive your brokerage forward, Saskatchewan Broker, January, 2020
When OSFI will reissue proposed draft reinsurance rules, Canadian Underwriter, January 21, 2020
Should the industry have a specific line of business for ‘catastrophe’?, Canadian Underwriter, January 16, 2020
Insurance Institute offering new and revamped programs, Thompson's, January 6, 2020


Top 5 Canadian P&C insurance appointments in 2019, December 20, 2019
Why recruitment experts say brokers need to change their image, Canadian Underwriter, December 3, 2019
Are young industry pros being set up to fail?, Canadian Underwriter, November 28, 2019
Aggregators: friends of brokers or foes?, Canadian Underwriter, November 26, 2019
What key skill brokers can’t afford to forget, Canadian Underwriter, November 25, 2019
A new way to make insurance for high-risk homes in flood plains affordable, Insurance Business Canada, November 14, 2019
Alberta finally introduces equivalencies for broker licensing, Insurance Business Canada, November 12, 2019
Alberta council approves courses for licensing, Thompson's, November 11, 2019
Top Canadian insurance execs weigh-in on MGA licensing issue, Insurance Business Canada, November 6, 2019
Set Your Sights on What’s Ahead for the Insurance Industry in 2020, Canadian Underwriter, November 5, 2019
What carrier CEOs said when asked if MGAs should be regulated,Canadian Underwriter, November 1, 2019
IIC elects new board members,Insurance Business Canada, October 31, 2019
War for talent: Does the P&C industry need reinforcements?, Canadian Underwriter, October 30, 2019
How new equivalencies for Alberta broker wannabes will work, Canadian Underwriter, October 30, 2019
What’s changed about Millennials in the workplace?, Canadian Underwriter, October 17, 2019
Institute set to continue MGA program roll-out next year, Thompson's, October 14, 2019
Want to attract young talent? Here are some tips, Canadian Underwriter, October 15, 2019
This regulator’s new approach to innovation, Canadian Underwriter, October 11, 2019
How to explore the forgotten realm of personal cyber coverage, Canadian Underwriter, October 9, 2019
What concerns the Ontario regulator about OSFI’s proposed reinsurance guidelines, Canadian Underwriter, October 3, 2019
Regulator reviewing the role of MGAs in the sales process, Canadian Underwriter, October 2, 2019
Preventing distracted driving is a top priority for brokers, Canadian Underwriter, October 1, 2019
What the latest distracted driving numbers from Desjardins mean, Canadian Underwriter, September 24, 2019
Why this insurer gives workers 10 extra personal days off a year, Canadian Underwriter, Sept 23, 2019
Tisdale believes in traditional players, Thompson's World Insurance News, Sept 20, 2019
Now that we’ve got Millennials working in the P&C industry, how do we keep them? Canadian Underwriter, Sept 12, 2019
Broker breaks barriers in Ontario’s insurance market Insurance Business, Sept 4, 2019
Brokers, why build tech on your own when you can partner with an insurtech? Canadian Underwriter, Aug 30, 2019
This insurance CEO says fully autonomous cars still ‘decades away’, Canadian Underwriter, Aug 23, 2019
How one organization helped plug a major talent gap in insurance, Insurance Business Canada, Aug, 2019
Going after Geeks, Canadian Underwriter, Feb, 2019
Retirement: How “Freedom 55” may become “Freedom 65+”, Canadian Underwriter, May 30, 2019
Insurance Institute of Canada updates programming in response to industry trends, Insurance Business Canada, March 14, 2019
Institute serves up a new look to insurance education, Canadian Underwriter, March 12, 2019


Insurance Institute of Canada updates programming in response to industry trends, Canadian Underwriter, October 31, 2018
Insurance industry needs to embrace technology, report says, The Record, October, 30, 2018
How flexible are the industry’s working arrangements?, Canadian Underwriter, October 25, 2018
Insurance Institute of Canada picks board – chairman revealed, Insurance Business, October 24, 2018
Wave of retirements hits insurance – it’s time to get serious, September 28, 2018
Millennials have overtaken boomers in insurance: Insurance Institute, Canadian Underwriter, September 18, 2018
Millennials Flocking To Insurance As Industry Looks For Employees With Skills To Interpret And Innovate In The Digital Era, September 18, 2018
Millennials are the future of insurance and are increasingly showing interest in joining the industry, ShopInsuranceCanada, September 19, 2018
Fighting back against rising flood costs, National Post, June 12, 2018
How new insurance products are paving the way for ride sharing, autonomous cars and other advanced technologies, National Post, April 16, 2018
High real estate prices are sparking a surge in unorthodox housing – and new ways to think about insuring a home, National Post, March 6, 2018


Insurance maps the road to adopting new technology, National Post, November 24, 2017
Insurance responds to cyber-attacks with much more than risk transfer, National Post, November 17, 2017
Recipe for disaster recovery: the insurance industry on the front lines, National Post, November 12, 2017
What's New in CE, CI-Top Broker, May 17, 2017 [online]
IBAO, Insurance Institute of Ontario hosting live webcast on driverless cars, Canadian Underwriter, February 7, 2017 [online]
Wider mandate for Ontario’s auto insurance regulator would be welcomed, Canadian Underwriter, January 19, 2017 [online]
Thinking outside the box key to keeping p&c industry relevant, responsive: Cook, Canadian Underwriter, January 12, 2017
Strategic planning of Canada’s p&c industry must extend to five, 10 years, Canadian Underwriter, January 11, 2017 [online]
Canada becoming less attractive option for investors, Canadian Underwriter, January 11, 2017 [online]
Future looks bright for career in p&c industry, insBlog, January 10, 2017 [online]


Benefits of hitting the books - CIP Designation, Rogers Insurance, December 5, 2016 [Online]
Staying the same not a sustainable approach to attracting young professionals to insurance, Canadian Underwriter, November 23, 2016 [Online]
Maintaining Focus, Canadian Underwriter, November 1, 2016 [Online]
The Insurance Institute of Canada elects Intact Insurance president Jean-François Blais as chair of board of governors, Canadian Underwriter, Novmeber 3, 2016 [Online]
Insurance Institute of Canada announces new chair and board, Insurance Business, November 4, 2016 [Online]
Learning Curve, Canadian Underwriter, October 4, 2016 [Online]
Defining the Threat, Canadian Underwriter, October 2, 2016 [Online]
Nuttall Restoration Raises Emergency Preparedness Awareness, 91.9 the Bend, September 30, 2016 [Online]
Insurance Institute awards outstanding industry leaders, Insurance Business, September 28, 2016 [Online]
Insurance companies take cautious approach to driverless cars,, September 26, 2016 [Online]
Insurance companies take cautious approach to driverless cars, Toronto Sun, September 25, 2016 [Online]
Industry to welcome driverless cars with cautious optimism: IBC, Insuarnce Business, September 26, 2016 [Online]
Meeting brokers’ CE needs online, insBlog, September 23, 2016 [Online]
CIP Society announces two established leader awards, one emerging leader for 2016, Canadian Underwriter, September 21, 2016 [Online]
Insurance Institute of Canada launches new catalogue of online courses called CE OnDemand, Canadian Underwriter, September 15, 2016 [Online]
Why Canada’s ongoing soft market has brokers seeking online continuing education, CI-Top Broker, August 16, 2016 [Online]
What your clients need to know about the new Ontario auto insurance, CI-Top Broker, July 12, 2016 [Online]
The last roadblock to an autonomous future,, July 5, 2016 [Online]
Insurance Institute report examines challenges of insuring autonomous vehicles,, June 27, 2016 [Online]
Canada: Insurance Institute releases report on automated vehicles,, June 24, 2016 [Online]
Insurance Institute releases report on automated vehicles, Auto Service World, June 23, 2016 [Online]
Unlimited Liability, Canadian Underwriter, May 1, 2016 [Online]
Auto changes: brokers will have to do more than ever before, CI-Top Broker, May 11, 2016 [Online]
Institute research report reveals how p&c industry can help prepare for transition to driverless cars, Insurance Institute of Canada, May 5, 2016 [online]
• No Desjardins, our flood coverage is sustainable: The Co-operators, CI-Top Broker, March 16, 2016 [online]
Time to recognize strong leaders, Insurance Business, March 15, 2016 [online]
Nominations open for CIP Society’s 2016 National Leadership Awards, Canadian Underwriter, March 10, 2016 [Online]
Emerging Analytics - Canadian Underwriter, February 2016 [TIFF]
• Institute set to roll out computer exams - Thompson's World Insurance News, January 18, 2016 [TIFF]
• Cook calls for comprehensive catastrophe cover for Canada - Thompson's World Insurance News, January 18, 2016 [TIFF]
• IIC Chair - Insurance People, January 2016, Street Talk [TIFF]
• Overland flood template preferred option over inconsistent offerings - Canadian Underwriter, January 13, 2016 [Online]
• Industry expert sees hungry cat bond market turning to direct insurance after re sector - CI-Top Broker, January 12, 2016 [Online]
• Canada's p&c industry projected to see underwriting profit for 2015; capital will follow opportunity - Canadian Underwriter, January 12, 2016 [Online]


• Insurance Institute Launches New Website - Thompson's World Insurance News, December 14, 2015 [PDF]
• Rare Air - CI Top Broker, December 2015 [PDF]
• Note-Worthy - Canadian Underwriter, December 2015 [PDF]
• CIP breakfast set for Jan. - Thompson's World Insurance News, December 7, 2015 [PDF]
• Share and Share Alike - Claims Canada, October/November 2015 [PDF]
• New hat is old hat for institute chair - Thompson's World Insurance News, November 16, 2015 [PDF]
• Broker education will bring 'the best of the best' - Insurance Business, November 9, 2015 [Online]
• CIP: A vote of competence - Insurance People, November 2015 [PDF]
• Honouring leadership - Insurance People, November 2015 [PDF]
• Should other insurers start penalizing UberX drivers too? - Insurance Business, November 4, 2015 [Online]
• Insurers gaining ground on UAV cover - Thompson's World Insurance News, November 2, 2015 [PDF]
• Insuring unmanned aerial vehicles calls for special cyber consideration - Canadian Underwriter, October 28, 2015 [Online]
• Institute launches new programs and restructures old ones  - CI-Top Broker, October 2, 2015 [Online]
• Questions d'argent finances personnelles - TVA|Argent, September 17, 2015 [Video][Interview clip with Simon Charbonneau begins at 5:48 mark]
• Educational Investment - Canadian Underwriter, September 2015 [Online]
• Anchoring an adjuster's education - Claims Canada, August-September 2015 [PDF]
• Head of the Class - Insurance People, September 2015 [PDF]
• Report shows Canadian p&c industry endorses CIP designation - Thompson's World Insurance News, September 14, 2015 [PDF]
• Bryan Bedford named CIP Society's emerging leader for 2015  - Canadian Underwriter, September 10, 2015 [Online]
• linstitut-dassurance-fait-evaluer-son-programme-de-paa-par-le-conference-board - Journal de L'Assurance, August 25, 2015 [Online]
• The easy way to earn an extra $8,000 - Insurance Business Canada, August 20, 2015 [Online]
• Insurers benefit from CIP program, says study - Insurance Business Canada, August 19, 2015 [Online]
• Virtually all surveyed p&c employers endorse CIP designation, but post-secondary graduates have limited knowledge of industry - Canadian Underwriter, August 19, 2015 [Online]



Recent Media Releases


Insurance Institute announces 2017 Fellow of Distinction recipient, May 2017 [PDF]
National Leadership Awards Call for Nominations - Recognizing Emerging and Established Leaders, March 2017 [PDF]
Celebrating the relevance of insurance education, February 2017 [PDF]


30-year volunteer receives Insurance Institute Award of Merit, November 2016 [PDF]
The Insurance Institute of Canada elects new board, November 2016 [PDF]
Insurance Institute names recipient of Honorary CIP designation, November 2016 [PDF]
The CIP Society introduces the 2016 National Leadership Award Honourees, September 2016 [PDF]
An easy way for brokers to get their CE hours, September 2016 [PDF]
2016 National Leadership Awards Call for Nominations, March 2016 [PDF]


•  Insurance Institute advances public knowledge of industry credentials, December 2015 [PDF]
•  The Insurance Institute of Canada elects new board, October 2015 [PDF]
•  Insurance Institute announces recipients of 2015 John E. Lowes scholarships, October 2015 [PDF]
•  Insuring drones: A reconnaissance mission, October 2015 [PDF]
•  Canadian p&c industry endorses CIP designation , August 2015 [PDF]
•  Symposium West: New industry event to be launched in southwestern Ontario, May 2015 [PDF]
•  Insurance Institute releases research report on cyber risks, May 2015 [PDF]
•  Insurance Institute webinar supports development of industry leadership, April 2015 [PDF]
•  It's time to recognize our industry leaders , March 2015 [PDF]
•  Insurance Institute launches new mentoring initiative, January 2015 [PDF]
•  Fact Sheet: Mentoring ADVANTAGE, January 2015 [PDF]


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