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Good Luck to Those Writing the CAIB Exam Today. When Will You Write Yours?

Good Luck to Those Writing the CAIB Exam Today. When Will You Write Yours?

ILScorp wishes good luck to all of our CAIB exam prep students who are writing their CAIB exams today. We know that all of your hard work will be worth it!
ILScorp offers online, virtual classroom, and live classroom sessions (with WestCoastTraining) to help insurance professionals prepare for their CAIB 1, 2, 3, & 4 exams.
The next Virtual Classroom session starts May 12 and runs for four weeks. With our current special, you can save $100 on your registration and be ready to write your CAIB exam at your next provincial session.

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ICBC and Police Launch Safe Driving Campaign

ICBC and Police Launch Safe Driving Campaign

High-risk driving, which includes failing to yield, speeding, following too closely and ignoring a traffic control device, contributes to almost half (44 per cent) of all police-reported crashes that result in injuries or fatalities each year in B.C.
The Insurance Corporation of BC and police have launched a month long high-risk driving campaign at an intersection in Vancouver where a mock crash was set-up to show the consequences of underestimating the time it takes to make a left-hand turn safely.

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CAIB Exams are Coming Up – Prep With ILScorp’s Virtual Classroom

CAIB Exams are Coming Up – Prep With ILScorp’s Virtual Classroom

ILScorp is pleased to offer a variety of ways to help you prepare to write the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) exam, online, in the comfort of your own home or anywhere you have an internet connection.
Our interactive, online, CAIB Exam Preparation Video courses combine the dynamic instruction of Todd Hochban with the ease and convenience of online learning. Each course contains streaming video, and are divided into easy-to-manage chapters. Each chapter includes 10-20 video clips of the instructor, along with easy to read text. Numerous exercises and mock exams help to reinforce knowledge retention.

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May Brings Changes for CMHC Mortgage Insurance

May Brings Changes for CMHC Mortgage Insurance

Canadian home buyers with small downpayments face a hike in mortgage insurance premiums next week. But market watchers say the increases likely won’t be enough to slow sales in what has lately been a hot housing market in many areas, helped in large part by historically low mortgage rates.

In February, CMHC announced it would hike premiums for default insurance by an average of 15 per cent effective May 1. The increase would hit buyers who have a downpayment of less than 20 per cent. Soon after CMHC served notice of the increase, private sector competitors Genworth Canada and Canada Guaranty matched the increases.

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How Should Managers Deal With Workplace Bullies?

How Should Managers Deal With Workplace Bullies?

If a manager or supervisor is told that one employee is bullying another, they must address the issue. But before company leaders can confront the person responsible, they need to identify that bullying has indeed taken place and confirm the facts. The following is a basic three-step plan of action:

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Spring Floods Bring Reminders About Home Insurance Coverage

Spring Floods Bring Reminders About Home Insurance Coverage

According to the Insurance Board of Canada, 61 per cent of Canadians think their home insurance covers them in case of overland flooding. Sixty one per cent of Canadians are wrong.
The IBC’s Pierre Babinksy says insurers in Canada don’t offer protection against flooding because they think floods, unlike fires, earthquakes or hurricanes, are what he calls “certainties.”

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Continuing Education Deadlines Are Just a Few Weeks Away for Agents in BC and Manitoba

Continuing Education Deadlines Are Just a Few Weeks Away for Agents in BC and Manitoba

Spring brings the approach of several CE deadlines for insurance agents across Canada. Now is the time to get working on your mandatory CE hours and avoid the last minute rush.
The Continuing Education deadline for insurance agents in BC and Manitoba is May 31, and Alberta’s requirements must be met by June 30 this year. In Saskatchewan, your deadline varies based on your license renewal date.

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BC Insurance Agents – Know Your CE Rules!

BC Insurance Agents – Know Your CE Rules!

BC Insurance agents – your CE deadline is coming up on May 31, and the BC Insurance Council wants to make you aware of a number of key points about your continuing education requirements.
In an email sent out this week, the council strongly recommends that you review the CE section on Council’s website to ensure you are aware of your responsibilities, as it appears there are common misconceptions on the CE requirements.

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