SWG CGL: Top Trends in Canada’s Retailer Industry

Sep 2021

Canada's retail industry sells consumer goods and related services through its stores to the general public. Often, large retail firms have their own warehouse facilities and, in some cases, manufacture private-label goods in their own factories.


Tips for Tattoo Parlours: How Tattoos Can Hurt Their Artist

Sep 2021

One of the broker's responsibilities is offering sound professional advice to help professionals minimize risk at work or in operation. In the long run, tattoo artists who follow this advice will reap the benefits in their health and their reputation.


Brokers: Be Prepared for the Beauty Industry’s 120% Appointment Surge

Sep 2021

Having struggled with beauty maintenance at home for months, Canadians are more appreciative than ever of their stylists and aestheticians, according to recent statistics. Business Wire reports that personal care appointments have increased 120% across Canada since the industry reopened. (1)


Canadian Schools Reach for New Commercial Property Solutions for Returning Students

Aug 2021

As university students return to school, new kinds of student housing have grown in demand. In Vancouver, quarantine housing is in high demand to accommodate the international students returning to UBC. The university has designated 160 units for self-isolation so far, and even hotel partners have provided quarantine rooms. (1)


Two Challenges Facing Faith Organizations Over the Next Five to Ten Years

Aug 2021

Faith-based places anchor and shape communities. In addition to fulfilling their spiritual mission, they serve as prominent physical landmarks and symbols of collective heritage, and have been gathering places for generations.


4 Trends to Watch in D&O

Aug 2021

D&O is one of many commercial lines in a hard market. From 2004 to 2019, the line of business had soft market conditions, when rates continuously decreased as a result of the high capacity in the market. Eventually, losses began to mount as insurers continued writing the line and many markets have ceased writing D&O completely.