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Financial industry pushing back against disruptive mortgage default proposal

February 28th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

The Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) has formally spoken out against a proposal from Bill Morneau's Finance Department that calls for banks to take on a greater share of mortgage defaults through a deductible.

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Solar panel rebates coming to Alberta homes and businesses

February 27th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Yesterday, Alberta's Environment Minister, Shannon Phillips, announced that a $36-million rebate program for solar panel installation should be in place by this summer.

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Insurer guard.me and CanadaVisa launch free student immigration support tool

February 14th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

International insurer guard.me has partnered with CanadaVisa to create an extremely useful resource for student immigrants seeking clarity and support with regard to their residency situations.

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Québec insurers, financiers create joint fund aimed at promoting inclusivity

February 13th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

In the wake of the horrific attack that recently took place at a Québec City mosque, 21 of Québec's prominent insurers and financiers have come together to start an initiative called Inclusion that aims to promote inclusivity and use education as a vehicle to co...

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Insurance company's preferred contractors turn repair into unmitigated disaster

February 12th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

When a fallen tree left a gaping hole in a B.C. family's roof, they filed a claim with their home insurer and expected the damage—an estimated $78,000 worth—to be taken care of. As it's turned out, that was only the beginning of their problems.

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