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May 24, 2019

Society, individuals pay hefty price for private vehicles

Driving is by far that most expensive way to get around, both for individuals and society as a whole, according to a new travel cost calculator […]
May 22, 2019

Travel insurance now more important than ever

By Bob Boughner,  Postmedia News Travel insurance coverage is about to become more important than ever before. The Ontario government plans to eliminate OHIP’s out-of-country travel […]
May 17, 2019

Road fatalities down significantly on OPP patrolled roads this year

Fatalities are down significantly this year on roads patrolled by Ontario Provincial Police, the force said Wednesday amid a cross-country traffic enforcement blitz. The OPP said […]
May 9, 2019

Is sinkhole damage covered under a standard home insurance policy?

Is damage from a sinkhole covered under a standard homeowner’s policy? No, unless the homeowner purchased an earthquake endorsement. The issue came to light recently following […]
May 7, 2019

Q&A: Do I really have “flood insurance”?

Most standard home insurance policies come with limited coverage for water damage — and with extreme weather events making water damage more and more common (to […]
May 3, 2019

Canada’s spring floods, by the numbers

Flooding has forced thousands of residents from their homes in communities across the country as spring brings severe flooding. Here are some numbers from Ontario, Quebec […]
May 1, 2019

Canada: Suspension Of Insurance Coverage

Canada: Suspension Of Insurance Coverage… On April 1, 2019, Justice Guylène Beaugé of the Superior Court of Québec dismissed a suit brought by two insureds (the […]
April 25, 2019

Drive Smart! Please, Not So Close!

Drive Smart this Summer! Cst. Tim Schewe (Ret.) This must have been Following Too Closely Week in British Columbia. I received the story of an incident […]
April 23, 2019

Ontario: Ford is right, auto insurance is broken

The good news is Premier Doug Ford promised major reforms to Ontario’s broken auto insurance system in last week’s budget. The bad news is previous governments […]
April 18, 2019

What the Ontario budget says about auto insurance

Credit scores could soon be used as one factor in determining Ontario auto insurance rates, and the province plans to double coverage for catastrophic impairment, Finance […]
April 10, 2019

Canada’s Changing Climate Report: Extreme Rainfall To Increase

Toronto, ON (Apr. 2, 2019) – The Government of Canada has released its Canada’s Changing Climate report.[1] This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing […]
April 8, 2019

Little-known ways to save money on your home and car insurance

If you’re worried about theft, you can also check whether your car is on the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s latest list of top 10 stolen vehicles. Save money on your […]