SaskBroker Magazine

Posted on October 20, 2021 The Tao and the Path of Insurance
      The path to becoming a digital or connected broker is an evolution and not a race because there is no finish line. The last time I wrote about being a digital broker I posed three questions that...
Posted on October 14, 2021 Part 2: In-conversation with Saskatchewan brokers
I hope this summer was as relaxing for you as it was for me and my family. As we enter these last few months of 2021, we look with great anticipation for 2022 to begin. In my last article for this SaskBroker...
Posted on October 14, 2021 Land of the living (unpredictable) Skies
The sky let loose hail and rain, doing the most damage to the north-west portion of Regina, leading to localized flooding, property, and vehicle damage and over five hours with no power in some areas. Gusts of wind over 93 kilometres per hour were recorded, a 100-year-old barn was destroyed near Moose Jaw; the supercell led to claims for thousands, including customers that still have open property damage claims open from hailstorms in 2020.
Posted on October 14, 2021 Industry in transition – in three parts
Part I: Financial Results and Hard Market Conditions The Canadian insurance industry entered the third quarter of 2021 in a very strong position, sporting record breaking profitability in the first half...
Posted on October 14, 2021 Climate change is here and we need a game plan
The recent unprecedented and shocking heatwave in Western Canada this summer is the latest evidence of two essential truths: * We need strong offence — we must reduce emissions as quickly as possible...
Posted on October 14, 2021 Canola’s long and successful history in Saskatchewan and Beyond
Last spring, Viterra announced its intent to build a state-of-the-art canola crushing plant in Regina. With an initial targeted annual crush capacity of 2.5 million metric tonnes (MMT), this will be the...
Posted on October 14, 2021 It's not more things, it’s the right things
Just over a year ago, IBAS President and CEO, Derek Lothian told me I was now the Editor of SaskBroker Magazine. I excitedly gripped the most recent edition and thanked him, but internally I was panicking....
Posted on October 14, 2021 The National Voice of Insurance Brokers
Effective federal advocacy is a continuous process that is based on building and reinforcing strong relationships with Parliamentarians at both the local and national levels. These connections enable the...