Congressional Edition Volume 4995

Congressional Edition Volume 4995

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Life, Confederation, Continental Life, Crown Life, Dominion Life, Excelsior, Federal, Great West, Home Life, Imperial Life, London Life, Manufacturers, Mutual Life of Canada, National Life of Canada, North American, Northern Life, Royal Life, Sovereign Life, Subsidiary High Court of the Ancient Order of Foresters, Sun Life, and Union Life. STANDING OF AMERICAN COMPANIES. Commercial Agent Dennison, of Rimouski, Quebec, reports: While American life insurance companies do a good business here, the field has not been so well canvassed by them as by the domestic companies, who do about twice as much business as the American. The American companies are just as favorably known as the Canadian, but the latter by going after the business more energetically have had the greater success. Consul Culver, of London, Ontario, reports: There is a distinction between foreign and domestic companies, but the legislation applies to all foreign companies alike. No distinction is made as to any particular country, and judging from the volume of business transacted by American companies here I believe they are as popular as any, except with a limited number of people who are prejudiced against anything American. On the whole, though, they inspire the confidence of the public and, I think, receive a fair share of the business. Consul-General Foster says: The feeling toward American companies is favorable, their methods of doing business and form of policies are popular in Canada, but considerable stress is laid at the present time upon patronizing Canadian enterprises, and undoubtedly this has some influence upon the insurance business. There is no discrimination against American companies except that larger deposits are required of all fire insurance companies...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786254
  • 9781236786258