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New in-class training activities posted on 5:41 PM, February 14, 2019 in Training, management & co

The RCCAQ offers a variety of training activities designed to give firms of all sizes the tools they need to deal with a changing industry. To meet our members' needs, all activities in our training calendar...

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Meeting the next generation! posted on 5:38 PM, February 14, 2019 in Training, management & co

Meeting the next generation! On February 12, the RCCAQ took part in the CEGEP Montmorency job fair in Laval. Representatives of RCCAQ member firms and Charlotte Leyre, member services and training coordinator...

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New tool for brokers posted on 5:04 PM, February 14, 2019 in Legal Column

By Richard Giroux Sometimes, brokers may not be able to communicate directly with potential clients. For example, parents may contact you for information that actually pertains to an insurable asset...

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Auto dealerships: whistleblower procedure is still in effect posted on 4:40 PM, February 14, 2019 in Industry Outlook

The RCCAQ continues to receive reports from its broker members concerning the illegal practices of certain auto dealerships. Against that backdrop, the RCCAQ would like to remind you of the procedure...

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Brokers' professional standing: upcoming initiatives posted on 10:30 AM, February 7, 2019 in Marketing Showcase

At the meeting of the provincial brokers associations, another topic that came up was the issue of brokers' professional standing and their advisory role. As part of the IBAC's upcoming initiatives in...

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Socio-economic impact study focusing on Canada's brokerage sector posted on 10:28 AM, February 7, 2019 in RCCAQ in action

The RCCAQ attended the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) board meeting in January 2019 to discuss various issues central to Canadian brokers' concerns and to listen to the status report on...

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What will the brokerage sector look like in the future? posted on 10:44 AM, February 1, 2019 in RCCAQ in action

The brokerage sector is evolving. Regardless of the role you play within your firm, you are already at the front and centre of those changes. By December 2019, the process of revamping the legislative...

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The broker/client contract: beneficial for clients as well as brokers! posted on 10:29 AM, February 1, 2019 in Training, management & co

Last July, the RCCAQ provided its members with a revised version of the broker/client contract, which was developed with the assistance of our legal team. The contract includes the new measures set out...

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Opening lines of communication with your MNA posted on 10:20 AM, February 1, 2019 in RCCAQ in action

The recent election of Quebec's new government is clearly an opportunity for the RCCAQ to reiterate its message. It is also an opportunity to spotlight certain issues facing the brokerage sector and to...

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Interview with Bertrand Rouault posted on 8:36 AM, February 1, 2019 in In Focus

Bertrand Rouault, our new business development director, took up his position on October 1, 2018. In addition to playing an active role in recruiting new brokerage firms, Mr. Rouault oversees the RCCAQ's...

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