Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the wildfires in Fort McMurray area this week. We would like to assure our clients that the insurance companies we partner with have excellent catastrophic loss teams in place and we are here to provide information and resources to help see you through this challenging time.
Canadian businesses need to carefully evaluate and manage their environmental risks? If you own property or a business in Canada, here are three reasons you should consider environmental insurance as part of your risk management strategy... By Carl Spensieri, Vice President, Environmental at Berkley Canada (a W. R. Berkley Company)
In December of 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the adoption of new regulations that would require all truckers to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) by 2017. These regulations not only impact U.S. truck drivers, but Canadian drivers who operate on U.S. roads as well.
While hobbyists have been using unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, for some time, businesses are just starting to adapt the technology for their own uses. Drones are creating new opportunities and new risks for businesses to evaluate, and regulators and insurance carriers are scrambling to keep pace.
On March 5, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a notice of violation (NOV) and a penalty of $1.1 million to Compu-Finder, a Quebec-based business training firm, for four violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). This marks the first time the CRTC has levied penalties under CASL.