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Councillors Extra Curricular Activities

Municipal Councillors are often seen as the ‘face’ of the municipality.  They work in the community, for the community.  As a result, they often find themselves involved with various groups, committees, volunteers and boards. The following article raises an excellent question – does this practice expose the public to unnecessary liability? To read the article, […]

Marsh Insurance Market Report

Marsh has released “Approach Your Risk with Clear Direction: North American Insurance Market Report 2011” Joe McSweeny, President, U.S. and Canada Division, comments on the analysis of insurance markets last year contained in the North American report: “Despite a challenging economic environment in many industries, commercial insurance market conditions were largely favourable for insurance buyers […]

Contact Information

A new page has been added to the Members Only section of the site.  Titled Who to Contact, this new page contains a chart created to help you determine who to contact based on the question or issue at hand. Thanks and we hope you had a good Monday!

2011 Annual General Meeting

Basement Flooding Symposium

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) will be hosting a Basement Flooding Symposium on May 26, 2011 at the Toronto Board of Trade. This full-day event will cover basement flooding causes, mitigative best practices, homeowner perceptions research and the legal side of the issue. As the Director of Risk for OMEX, I will be […]

Joint and Several Liability in the News

Canadian Underwriter recently published an article discussing the rising cost of municipal insurance. The article outlines premium increases experienced by several Ontario municipalities including Essex County and Perth County for their 2011 renewal.  Joint and several liability was noted in the article as playing  a “…major role…” in these increases. Other factors listed include larger […]


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