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Risk in Context

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business — and your bottom line.


Four Ways Surety Credit Can Benefit Your Organization

Posted by Murray Epp November 23, 2020

Product evolution and education has encouraged the beneficiaries of letters of credit to consider surety credit solutions in a couple of basic deal structures:

Starting a Cannabis Retail Store: Key Insurance and Risk Considerations

Posted by Esther Wiltshire November 16, 2020

The cannabis retail market in Canada shows no signs of slowing down. While this business opportunity is an exciting prospect, it also presents complex risks and a host of regulatory hurdles. Retailers, and those considering entering this market, need to be prepared and be aware of the steps ahead.

Water Damage: How to Stem the Flow of Devastating Claims

Posted by Gaurav Kapoor November 05, 2020

Damage caused by escaping water is one of the largest causes of developers’ insurance claims. Use simple strategies to cut your risk of water damage.

Renewable Energy: Risk Management Maturity Contributes to Lower Project Costs

Posted by Joanne Silberberg September 28, 2020

Renewable energy companies need to evolve to take advantage of proven risk management tools and resources.

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Related to: Energy , Power & Utilities

Don’t Get Burned by Water

Posted by Gaurav Kapoor September 02, 2020

There are various sources of water damage that exist within condominium construction.

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Related to: Construction

Why Energy and Power Companies’ Personnel Management of Change Is Now Even More Important

Posted by Larry Pearlman July 23, 2020

Management of change can be a weakness across high-hazard industries like energy and power; companies should ensure personnel-related risks are identified, evaluated, and managed.

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Hailstorm Risks Need Not Put Solar Energy Projects in Peril

Posted by Joanne Silberberg July 15, 2020

More frequent and severe natural catastrophes, including hailstorms, are a threat to the financial stability and security of solar photovoltaic projects.

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Related to: Energy

Canada Pushes Ahead with Plans to Overhaul Privacy Laws

Posted by Greg Eskins June 08, 2020

Canada is in the processes of updating its data protection and privacy laws in what is likely to be the biggest change to the country’s data protection and privacy laws in almost 20 years.

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Insurance Operations Update for Transportation Sector during COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Tat Wong April 16, 2020

We have been very focused on advocating for the impacts that COVID-19 has had on your business operations, and have strong relationships with our insurer partners to make sure your situation is heard.

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COVID-19: Safeguarding Employees in Logistics and Haulage

Posted by Ian Thompson April 14, 2020

With logistics workers playing a key role in continuity of supply chains, logistics and haulage companies need to safeguard their workers by mitigating employee risks.

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