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Here are the finalists! posted on 4:07 PM, November 8, 2017 in Industry Outlook

The three pre-selected brokers have achieved recognition for their professionalism, commitment and drive. Congratulations to Stéphanie Gosselin of Assurancia, Éric Desjardins of Prima Assurance and Vincent...

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Enviro Urgence: your partner on decontamination, demolition and environmental projects posted on 4:03 PM, November 8, 2017 in Training, management & co

Sponsored article Over the past 16 years and more, our team has successfully completed a multitude of environmental, decontamination and demolition projects with the highest degree of rigour, effectiveness...

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4 insurers per broker? posted on 10:54 AM, November 3, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

On Tuesday this week, Quebec's finance minister tabled Bill 150, which includes the following provision: if you are a broker, you must offer your clients insurance products from at least four different...

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Conflicts of interest and incentives: where we stand posted on 10:43 AM, November 3, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

On July 20, the AMF launched a consultation on incentive-related conflict-of-interest risks. In response, the RCCAQ submitted a position paper entitled "For fair remuneration of brokers serving consumers"....

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Jean-Luc Mongrain: entrepreneurship and change posted on 11:46 AM, October 26, 2017 in Industry Outlook

Jean-Luc Mongrain will be moderating the insurers panel at the RCCAQ's upcoming convention. We asked him to provide his perspective on entrepreneurship in a context of constant change. What, in his view,...

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Are you familiar with IBC's new forms? posted on 11:41 AM, October 26, 2017 in Training, management & co

By Nathalie Munik, Trainer Are you aware of the changes to the home insurance forms issued by the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and currently in effect? Would you feel comfortable discussing these...

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Invitation - Parliament Hill Day posted on 10:37 AM, October 26, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

The RCCAQ's convention will be held this year in Quebec City on November 15-16. In conjunction with this event, the RCCAQ is organizing Parliament Hill Day, followed by a reception. The reception will...

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The RCCAQ salutes the efforts of Eric Stevenson posted on 12:46 PM, October 18, 2017 in Industry Outlook

The RCCAQ was saddened to learn that Eric Stevenson would be leaving the AMF after more than 11 years. As the AMF's superintendent of client services and distribution, Mr. Stevenson demonstrated in-depth...

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Federal tax reforms: Ottawa changes course posted on 12:44 PM, October 18, 2017 in RCCAQ in action

On October 16, the federal government decided to back away from a number of measures included in its proposed tax reforms affecting small and medium-sized enterprises. The negative views expressed by many...

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BMO® a proud supporter of independent brokerages across Canada posted on 12:58 PM, October 16, 2017 in Marketing Showcase

During the past twenty years, BMO Bank of Montreal has strived to provide an enhanced financing program specifically for the independent insurance brokers in Canada.  Over that time, BMO has been a source...

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