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While wildfires are covered by property insurance, CIGI Senior Fellow Jason Thistlethwaite says the latest fires in Alberta's Fort McMurray could easily become the largest insured loss in the industry's history. In an interview with Canada's BNN television, he discusses his assessment of the economic effects this extreme weather event and what businesses and governments can learn from the devastation.Click on the website link to view the video.   
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