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Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean for Businesses

Technology has added many efficiencies to modern day life. Amongst those gaining traction in recent years has been the emergence...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology, General

Cyber Security: Endpoint Detection and Response Explained

Security incidents on endpoints such as mobile devices, computers, and laptops have grown more sophisticated and frequent as...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Cyber, Retail & Hospitality,

Understanding and Preventing Data Breaches

No company of any size is free from the threat of a data breach, whether a Fortune 500 company, or a mom and pop shop. Cyber...


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Tags: Cyber, Life Sciences & Technology, Professional & Financial Services,

Managing the Risks and Benefits of Social Networking

Social networks are a great public relations and marketing tool, allowing your company to easily connect with clients and...


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Tags: Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Retail & Hospitality, Life Sciences & Technology,

Using Technology in Learning and Development

Technology is a vital means for employee learning and development, giving employees the necessary tools for success. By...


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Tags: Retail & Hospitality, Life Sciences & Technology, Professional & Financial Services,

Protect Yourself Against Illegal Acts With Crime Coverage

No business is immune to the potential of fraud or theft, even from their own employees. In today's age, thieves do not need...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Tech Insurance Terms to Know

By better understanding technology insurance terms you can be prepared for new developments in technology risks.


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean for Business

Cryptocurrency is a relatively new way for businesses to accept and send payments to customers, vendors and suppliers. While it...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Advanced Planning for Natural Disasters

While there is no way to prevent a natural disaster there are still ways of protecting your business in advance to ensure you can...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology, General

Manufacturing Risk Insights: Nanotechnology

 

Nanotechnology is becoming increasingly popular in manufacturing our every day products using nanoparticles and materials. As...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

The Hazards of Biofuels and How to Protect Yourself Working With Them

As a fast-growing part of the energy sector, the biofuel industry has become an attractive place to work and invest. To protect...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

How to Reduce Safety Hazards and Risks When Working With Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is a colourless, strong-smelling chemical that is commonly used in the manufacturing of building materials and...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

8 Safety Precautions for Handling Toxic Chemicals During Manufacturing

Some chemicals used on the manufacturing floor are hazardous to employees’ health and can cause illness and injury if they are...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

6 Safety Tips for Working with Nanotechnology in the Workplace

Today, new consumer products manufactured using nanotechnology are coming on the market at a fast rate. Nanoparticles are already...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

3 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting the Life Sciences Supply Chain

 

While the peak of COVID-19 panic purchasing has died down, these stockpiling behaviours inevitably have created supply chain...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

 

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Pandemic Property Loss Prevention Checklist

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers across Canada have had to either temporarily close their business doors or...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Managing Liability Exposures in a Rough Economy

 

An economic downturn can be a turbulent time for businesses in every sector worldwide. Sinking revenues and economic...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance: A Brief Q&A

 

Got questions about how the current COVID-19 pandemic relates to your commercial insurance? Thanks to the Insurance Bureau of...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

5 Things to Consider for Being Prepared for a Product Recall

 

Mass media coverage of product recalls brings to light important reminders for risk managers. Producers and manufacturers of...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

7 Risk Exposures for Data Processing Operations

 

Data processing operations perform many accounting and record keeping functions for other firms. The customer firms will...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Why Tech Operations Need Errors and Omissions Coverage

 

Every business has unique risks that can seriously harm an organization’s operations if it is not properly protected. As a...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

8 Risk Exposures for Non-medical Laboratories

 

There are several different types of laboratories, and each has its own unique set of exposures. This classification includes...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

2020 Psychedelic Industry Insights Report

 

As expertly written by Nikita Alexandrov, Chief Technology Officer at Thinkmyco, the 2020 Psychedelics Industry Insights Report...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Canada's Autonomous Vehicle Policies (Pt. 2)

 

In January 2018, the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications delivered a report on the regulatory and...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Canada's Autonomous Vehicle Regulatory Framework (Pt. 1)

 

Although there’s still much to be learned about self-driving cars, Canada is ready to dive into the development and testing of...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Life Sciences & Technology Risk Management 101

 

While insurance may seem like the answer to every risk you face, increasingly non-insurance techniques are being implemented by...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Trade Credit Insurance FAQs

 

In today’s business climate, organizations are expected to extend credit to their customers, as it enhances purchasing power...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

5 Tech Insurance Terms to Know

 

Technology companies own valuable intangible assets, such as sensitive data, software and intellectual property, which a...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Intellectual Property 101: How to Protect Your Business

 

Understanding the complexities of intellectual property is key for technology companies because a majority of their market...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

9 Benefits of Trade Credit Insurance

 

Accounts receivable are often a business' largest asset. If your customers are unable to pay what they owe, potential credit...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Life Sciences & Technology

Four simple steps to protect your small business

As a small business owner, you have poured your heart and soul into your work. Building your own business venture takes drive and...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

The three pillars of effective digital marketing

Small businesses do not always have the time or resources to dedicate much to their marketing efforts, but they have a lot to...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Crime Insurance - Protecting you from criminal acts and behaviour

Crime is everywhere. From petty street crime to multi million dollar fraud, it can take many different forms. There are many ways...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

North American CEOs among the most optimistic: report

Cyber threats top the list of worries from corporate leaders 

Corporate optimism about short term prospects rose to record...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate, Retail & Hospitality,

Are timid underwriters blowing a business opportunity with blockchain?

[This article was originally published in Canadian Underwriter.]

There is a substantial business opportunity for insurers willing...


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Tags: Life Sciences & Technology

Elements of an effective slogan

A recent article in the Guardian pitches a formula for an effective charity slogan: “Unique + ruthless = unforgettable.”


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Adding an Additional Insured to your policy

Somebody asked to be added to my General Liability insurance policy as Additional Insured — what does this mean?


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Everything you ever wanted to know about deductibles

Most people understand that deductibles refer to the amount you’d pay out of pocket in the event of a claim, but there’s more to...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Personal Solutions, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation,

Commercial General Liability 101

Wondering about the basics to Commercial General Liability Insurance? Here's an explainer from Axis.


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

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