Canada News

Spring 2013 Forecast for Canada

AccuWeather.com reports temperatures this Spring will end up near to above average across most of eastern, northern and Atlantic Canada, while much of central and western Canada will be dominated by near or cooler-than-normal conditions. This temperature pattern across the …

Top 10 Stolen Vehicles in Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of the top 10 most frequently stolen vehicles in Canada. This year there is a new, but returning, hot target for thieves – the 2000 Honda Civic SiR 2DR. In …

Teens See Faults With Parents’ Driving: RBC Insurance Poll

Although confident in their driving abilities, many Canadian parents still have serious concerns when their teens get behind the wheel. According to a recent RBC Insurance survey, nine-in-10 parents rate their teens as fairly good drivers, despite the fact that …

Glenn Gibson Named CEO of Crawford’s Consulting Practice in Canada

Crawford & Company named Glenn T. Gibson chief executive officer of a new consulting practice the company is building in Canada. In this new role, Gibson will be responsible for developing the company’s Canadian consulting practice in the areas of …

Van Bakel Appointed COO of Crawford’s Canadian Operations

Pat Van Bakel has been appointed to the position of chief operating officer, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., the organization announced. Van Bakel has been with the company for more than 20 years and most recently served as senior vice …

City of Vancouver Streamlines Claims Process With Aon Product

The City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, completed its implementation of the Aon eSolutions iVOS Claims Administration Platform, which enabled the city to streamline its claims operation, reduce paperwork and enhance claimant communication. Ann Duggan, project manager at the …

16 Zombie Actors Injured on ‘Resident Evil’ Set in Canada

Sixteen actors dressed as zombies were injured Tuesday when they fell from a platform during filming of a new movie in the “Resident Evil” series, officials said, and rescue workers at first were startled at the seemingly catastrophic scene. “I …

Cross-Border Claims Frustrate Auto Carriers

Staged automobile accidents in Canada’s most populated province of Ontario pose a unique problem for American auto insurers that must deal with Ontario’s stringent no-fault benefits. Some U.S.-based adjusters may be unfamiliar with the Canadian insurance system and not understand …

Plane Crashes in Canadian Arctic, 12 Killed

A chartered Boeing 737-200 plane crashed as it was approaching an airport in Canada’s Arctic region, killing 12 people and injuring three, police said. Residents of the tiny hamlet of Resolute Bay in the Arctic territory of Nunavut and soldiers …

Listeria Scare Causes Canadian Bacon Recall

A Canadian company is recalling about 380,000 pounds of Canadian bacon that may be contaminated with listeria. No illnesses have been reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies listeriosis as a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, …