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Live Well, Work Well – January 2019

Live Well, Work Well – January 2019

This month’s Live Well, Work Well issue discusses fad diets and winter illnesses. Beware: New Year = New Fad Diets Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Canadians, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, getting in shape is consistently one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. While making lifestyle changes, as approved by a doctor, is not a bad thing, turning to a fad diet to achieve a resolution of getting in shape is not ideal or healthy. What’s a fad diet? Fad diets typically promise quick weight loss, oftentimes through unhealthy and unbalanced dieting. A diet can be considered a fad if it: Claims to help you lose more than 1-2 pounds per week Promises that you’ll lose weight and keep it off without giving up fatty foods or starting an exercise program…read more →

International Insurance Newsletter | January 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | January 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | January 2019 Edition Recent Successes: Placed a Combined General and Employers’ Liability policy as part of a controlled program for a construction project management company establishing an office in the UK. Placed US Workers’ Compensation and quoted an extensive set of Liability coverages for the exposures of a foreign owned networking club for business women opening up in the USA. Bound international Premises and Pollution Liability policies for a leading manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals. Global Cross-border supply chains are shifting as manufacturers turn away from Chinese suppliers with the ongoing US-China trade war. The sourcing of new suppliers is creating stiff competition as firms seek to find new production facilities in neighboring Asian countries. This is driven by the risk of greater US tariffs on China and fears that territories such as Vietnam and Thailand can only…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – December 2018 Edition

Live Well, Work Well – December 2018 Edition

In this month’s newsletter, you’ll learn how to keep up with your workout routine during cold weather. In addition, you’ll learn three ways to fight holiday stress. Don’t Let Cooler Temperatures Derail Your Workout Plan If you find it harder to keep up with your workout program as the temperatures drop, you’re not alone. Every year, many Canadians find it increasingly difficult to remain committed to their plans as the holidays, shorter days and less-than-ideal weather create obstacles. Whether you’re a gym-goer or outdoor exerciser, there are simple ways you can overcome the winter obstacles and stay on track with your workout plan. Acclimate to colder weather by warming up inside. If you’re an outdoor exerciser, try doing your warm-up inside. By doing so, you’ll raise your body temperature and already be warm before you step outside. Prep for your…read more →

Global Economic Outlook – December 2018

Global Economic Outlook – December 2018

The bright outlook presented in May has proven true but clouds are quickly gathering on the horizon. In an increasingly uncertain environment, there is no room for policy mistakes. Following a robust expansion in 2017, global economic momentum has been more or less maintained in 2018 but is set to increasingly lose steam through 2019. Risks to the outlook continue to mount, especially stemming from the unfolding US-China trade war. In a more challenging global environment, it is increasingly clear that the room for policy mistakes is limited. Poor policymaking has already translated to crises in several emerging economies and potential for policy missteps such as trade policy in the US and populist policies in Italy could have global ramifications. Global GDP growth is forecast to slightly accelerate to 3.1% in 2018 from 3.0% in 2017. In 2019, the world…read more →

Simple Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

Simple Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

“Identity theft” is just what it sounds like; it’s the process of stealing someone else’s personal information (or their identity) for financial gain. From drained bank accounts to poor credit ratings and even legal issues, identity theft can have some serious implications. Outsmart fraudsters by understanding the kinds of information they’re looking for and some simple steps you can take to prevent identity theft. Identity thieves are looking for as much personal information as they can find, but according to the RCMP , they’re especially interested in your: full name date of birth Social Insurance Number (SIN) full address mother’s maiden name online usernames and passwords driver’s licence number personal identification numbers (PINs) credit card information bank account numbers signature passport number     To protect your private information and prevent identity theft, keep these tips in mind: Keep track…read more →

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