Reports, papers and presentations about insurance and the voluntary, community sector; contains research from national, regional and provincial perspectives.
In 2005, Easter Seals Canada, in collaboration with Ryerson University, conducted research to identify and document the challenges that rising insurance costs create for voluntary organizations and to identify the strategies and initiatives used to reduce liability and insurance costs.
Presentation to the Public Utilities Board Commercial Insurance Review by the Community Services Council Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Atlantic Task Force on Insurance Availability and Affordability released its Final Report in November 2005, highlighting progress made by insurers, government and commercial insurance buyers towards implementing recommendations to improve the commercial insurance marketplace long-term.
In Atlantic Canada - Presented To Insurance Bureau of Canada And Community Services Council Newfoundland and Labrador By Wolfgang Uebel & Associates Inc. And BizNext Management Consultants.
The report entitled, Insuring Sector Survival: Insurance and the Voluntary, Community-based Sector in Newfoundland and Labrador, provides an overview of issues from a Newfoundland and Labrador perspective.
The Voluntary Sector Forum response to the Nova Scotia Insurance Review Board (NSIRB) report.
A formal submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce in relations to the study of consumer issues and industry supervision in the financial services sector.
A summary of findings from research conducted by the VSF between December 2003 and June 2004.
The Voluntary Sector Forum (VSF) held regional sessions across Canada in 2004, to gain a better understanding of the liability issues facing the voluntary, community-based sector.
By Louise Chatterton Luchuk
Writing and Consulting Services for the Voluntary Sector
Reprinted with permission
Neil Hardy, Vice-president of East Coast Trails Association, was one of the voluntary organizations that brought a representative to the St. John’s roundtable on the issue of liability insurance.
The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia partnered with Recreation Nova Scotia, Sport Nova Scotia, the Office of Health Promotion, Sport and Recreation Division and the Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage to discuss common issues and examine solutions collectively with regards to insurance concerns.