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Six short feet. That’s how close Bruce Ritchie came to dying one October morning two years ago. Bruce and his wife Marilyn had arrived at their daughter’s Georgetown, Ont., house in the wee hours of the morning, after a frantic call from their son-in-law, Pete. Their very pregnant daughter Allison had gone into labour and[…]

Water claims top spot: claims report

It’s a drip of a tap. A rush of a sewer. Or a torrential downpour that accompanies a storm. Regardless of the method, water damage is the fastest rising cause for claims and the focus of revision and review for many policyholders, brokers and insurers. Roughly three years ago the insurance industry, as a whole,[…]