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Hurricane Dorian Caused More Than C$105M in Insured Damage to Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Dorian hit Atlantic Canada on Sept. 7 causing more than C$105 million (US$78.9 million) in insured damage, said Insurance Bureau of Canada, quoting the Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).* The IBC noted that 70% of this amount is …

PERILS Buys Canada’s Catastrophe Loss & Exposure Analysis Firm CatIQ

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has acquired Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Established in 2014, CatIQ provides catastrophe loss and exposure information in Canada, …

Severe Weather in Canada Cost Insurers C$1.9 Billion in 2018: IBC

Insured damage from severe weather events across Canada reached C$1.9 billion (US$1.4 billion) in 2018, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), quoting statistics from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial …

Insured Losses from Central Alberta Storm Estimated at US$23.7M

A severe storm that swept through central Alberta during the third week of June has resulted in more than C$30 million (US$23.7 million) in insured damage, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), which quoted a report from Catastrophe …

Eastern Newfoundland Windstorm Costs Insurers US$32.5M

A windstorm that hit eastern Newfoundland on March 11, 2017 has resulted in almost C$45 million (US$32.5 million) in insured damage, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), quoting statistics from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Wind gusts …

Insured Damage for Southern Ontario Windstorm Estimated at US$73.4M

A windstorm that hit parts of southern Ontario on March 8, 2017 has caused almost C$100 million (US$73.4 million) in insured damage, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), which quoted a report from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. …

PERILS Forms Alliance with CatIQ to Provide Industry Loss Data for Canada

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry catastrophe insurance data, has announced that it has entered a strategic alliance with Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) to provide industry loss data for Canada via the PERILS Industry Loss …

Canada’s 2016 Nat Cats Bring Record Insured Damages of $3.7B

Insured damages from Canadian natural catastrophes during 2016 topped C$4.9 billion (US$3.7 billion) – smashing the previous annual record of C$3.2 billion (US$2.4 billion) set in 2013, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada. “From the wildfires that swept through …

October Floods in Atlantic Canada Cost $100M-Plus in Insured Damage

A tropical moisture system resulting from Hurricane Matthew swept through Atlantic Canada last month, resulting in more than $100 million in insured damage, according to Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), which quoted a report from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. …

June Storms in Canada Cost Insurers More Than C$34 Million

The storms that hit Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario in Canada on June 24 and 25 caused more than C$34 million ($25.9 million) in insured damage, according to estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).* Wind, flash floods and hail …