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October 17, 2017

Auto insurance rates in Ontario drop by less than one per cent

By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ After two straight quarters of increases, auto insurance rates in Ontario have now dropped by less than one […]
October 13, 2017

Canada’s largest earthquake drill is just a week away!

Join hundreds of thousands of British Columbians as they “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. The BC Earthquake Alliance, Insurance Bureau […]
October 11, 2017

Five of the biggest new innovations in the insurance industry

Allianz Insurance has changed little since the first fire insurance companies were established following the Great Fire of London in 1666. The purpose of insurance ‒ […]
October 9, 2017

Last winter’s extreme conditions contributed to a 10% increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes in B.C.

While last year’s weather was unusual for some parts of the province, on average, each year in British Columbia the number of casualty crashes due to driving too […]
October 6, 2017

Food safety tips for Thanksgiving

Many Canadians serve poultry (turkey, chicken and duck) at Thanksgiving. If poultry isn’t properly prepared, cooked or stored, you and your family could be at risk of […]
October 5, 2017

Injuries sustained at mass shootings covered by travel insurance

NICK EAGLAND | Vancouver Sun Canadian travellers injured in mass-casualty events such as Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas could face financial devastation without travel insurance. Six Canadians […]
October 3, 2017

Drinking while travelling? Your insurance may not cover that

CBC News A Kitchener, Ont. man who ended up in hospital while visiting family in the United States has learned the hard way that drinking alcohol […]
September 29, 2017

Good driving has its merits

Many of us take pride in being good drivers and to help reward drivers. Besides the bragging rights of being a good driver, the belair automerit […]
September 27, 2017

4 ways you could lose potential insurance customers

BY DAVID SQUIBB In order to work toward creating an ideal environment for securing new customers, it’s important to first understand where the most reoccurring points of […]
September 25, 2017

Warning signs show Canada could be heading towards Recession

Canada’s credit-to-GDP is over 11, which is usually a critical sign of oncoming recessions. Canada is third on the list indicating warnings of stress in domestic […]
September 22, 2017

For insurers, accounting for meteorological violence begins

By Damian J. Troise THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf […]
September 20, 2017

Roseman: Trip cut short by Irma shows gaps in travel insurance

There are cases where buying travel insurance might leave you bereft of coverage. Here are a few examples. By ELLEN ROSEMAN | The Star Evelyn Ashrafi couldn’t suppress […]