Insurance

Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management, primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss. An entity which provides insurance is known as an insurer, insurance company, insurance carrier or underwriter. A person or entity who buys insurance is known as an insured or as a policyholder. The insurance transaction involves the insured assuming a guaranteed and known relatively small loss in the form of payment to the insurer in exchange for the insurer's promise to compensate the insured in the event of a covered loss. …

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McMaster Health Forum · 15 May 2024 English

Social Systems Evidence: Taxonomy of program and service areas, governance, financial and delivery arrangements, and implementation strategies

Student engagement o Employment/unemployment insurance o Water o Responsible consumption initiatives Information or education provision authority o Social insurance o Timely access to services o Behaviour change the state sector’s role in o Community-based insurance o Culturally appropriate services o Skills and Stewardship of the non-state sector’s role o Private insurance o Package of services/service pathways o Communication – Shared decision-making o Scope & nature of insurance plans strategies can be operationalized through


Alberta Teachers' Association · 15 May 2024 English

Effective June 10, 2022, whereas the Teachers’ Employer Bargaining Association (TEBA) and The Alberta Teachers’ Association (Association) recognize the value of harmonious and mutually beneficial relationships in the conduct of …

Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan (ASEBP) Life Insurance Plan 2 and Extended Disability Plan (D) or equivalent 2.1, a teacher may waive participation in the insurance plans under clauses 7.1.2, 7.1.3 and 7.1.4, if 7.4. Other Group Benefits 7.4.1. Employment Insurance (E.I.)Rebates 7.4.1.1. The Employer shall retain Development Canada. 7.4.2. Early Retiree Group Insurance Package 7.4.2.1. Notwithstanding clause 7.2 and may remain on their ASEBP Early Retiree group insurance package. 7.4.2.2. The Employer agrees to share


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

investment/export credit support, loans, guarantees, and insurance schemes.4 A potential advantage of focusing on protection and ISDS are functional equivalents to insurance (Gaukrodger, 2022) paid out of public money without mechanisms to protect investment (e.g., political risk insurance, contractual mechanisms, or the host state’s state’s laws or under a typical political risk insurance? 4.6 How to Determine What Is Sustainable Investment


UBC: UBC Press · 15 May 2024 English

The old neo-liberal economic theory that deregulation will solve the problem of unaffordable housing is being contradicted by reality, with ugly consequences for social cohesion, mental health, urban vitality, and …

share of product value (whether for a car or an insurance policy) that went to wage earners in the English-speaking lower income, are more likely to lack health insurance than whites. Even more odious is that the health


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

How will emerging technologies affect the artisanal and small-scale mining sector?

model offers small-scale loans, savings, and insurance to empower individuals and businesses, especially


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

After the historic adoption of the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies in 2022, Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are now negotiating new global disciplines to address more broadly the …

bait; the costs of personnel, social charges, or insurance; income support except during seasonal closures; bait • costs of personnel, social charges, or insurance • income support (except for seasonal closures


Maytree · 14 May 2024 English

For each province and territory, it includes: • A brief description of the social assistance program(s); • Analysis of the total number of cases and beneficiaries of social assistance over …

related income security programs such as Employment Insurance typically reduces social assistance caseloads


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

At the COP 28 climate summit in Dubai, 198 governments agreed to transition away from fossil fuels. That means phasing out oil and gas, as well as coal. Yet most …

schemes for industry workers, extended unemployment insurance schemes, support for retraining and public funding


AMSSA: Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Services Agencies of BC · 14 May 2024 English

Program Overview The Summer Youth Program Leader will offer youth between the ages of 10-18 years the opportunity to participate in fun and engaging activities that promote positive physical and …

eligible participants.  Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally


POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, University of Victoria · 13 May 2024

H i s t o r i c a l f i r e s e t t l e m e n t i n r u r a …

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