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Federal tax reforms: let's get down to action! posted on 12:51 PM, September 21, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

Dear RCCAQ members: As we mentioned last week, the federal government is currently holding a consultation on a series of proposed tax reforms, which, if adopted, could affect a great many brokerage firms....

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Insurance industry joins the fight against cancer posted on 12:29 PM, September 20, 2017 in Industry Outlook

Every year, the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) brings the insurance industry together to raise funds in the fight against cancer. The organizers talk to us about the importance of this initiative...

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Junior Broker of Distinction Award: the winners speak up! posted on 12:04 PM, September 20, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

Every year since 2008, the Junior Broker of Distinction Award is presented to a broker who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry. A couple of past winners discuss the impact that the award...

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RCCAQ standard contract posted on 5:57 AM, September 14, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

Since the beginning of the year, RCCAQ members have been issued agency contacts by various insurers. Concerned by the contents of these contracts, the RCCAQ stepped in and drew up a standard contract that...

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Video clips to help you with your client experience efforts! posted on 10:56 AM, September 11, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

In recent years, the client experience has been an unavoidable topic in all sectors of the economy. Consumers are increasingly demanding in this regard and many companies are wracking their brains to come...

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Busy times for the RCCAQ posted on 10:39 AM, September 11, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

September looks to be a very busy month for the RCCAQ. In other words, we're rolling up our sleeves and getting back to work! We're aiming for nothing less than excellence in our efforts to deal with the...

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GAP warranties: advising your clients posted on 10:31 AM, September 11, 2017 in Training, management & co

By Richard Giroux A number of RCCAQ members recently sent us copies of vehicle leasing contracts questioning the fact that the notion of "GAP warranties" (motor vehicle replacement warranties) was not...

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Broker – Insurer System Integration posted on 9:09 AM, September 11, 2017 in Technosphere

Association Technology Update No. 3: IMPORTANT NEWS FOR BROKERS WRITING PERSONAL LINES with Aviva & Economical Mutual, Dear Member Broker, The construction of automated integration that will change...

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Proposed federal tax review: impact on brokerage firms posted on 8:31 AM, September 11, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

On July 18, federal finance minister Bill Morneau issued a consultation paper on tax planning via private corporations. The proposed reforms are primarily focused on strategies used by companies to minimize...

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Farewell, Diane! posted on 6:58 AM, August 30, 2017 in Business Card

After over 27 years of loyal service as an executive administrative assistant, Diane Ferguson will be leaving the RCCAQ and beginning her well-deserved retirement! Serving as the permanent staff's "keeper...

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