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Let Your Insurer Know if You’re a Snowbird

October 3, 2022

Let Your Insurer Know if You're a Snowbird

If you’re vacationing for the winter, your home insurance coverage could lapse unless…

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How Does Being a Snowbird Affect My Car Insurance?

September 29, 2022

How Does Being a Snowbird Affect My Car Insurance?

If you are going away for the winter and leaving your car at home, you should keep your car…

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Should You Get Child Critical Illness Insurance?

September 27, 2022

Should You Get Child Critical Illness Insurance?

Your child’s serious illness is a strain on your family emotionally and financially. Y…

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Quote to Win contest winners each get $5,000 to make dreams come true!

September 23, 2022

Quote to Win contest winners each get $5,000 to make dreams come true!

Congratulations to our second and third contest winners, Joel K., from Calgary and Matthew…

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Fall Gardening and Lawn Care

September 22, 2022

Fall Gardening and Lawn Care

Fall gardening and lawn care tasks include mowing, watering, fertilizing, and aerating your…

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Save With Car and Home Insurance Bundling

September 21, 2022

Save With Car and Home Insurance Bundling

Bundling your car and home insurance is a great way to help you save money on insurance prem…

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Winter Travel Insurance

September 20, 2022

Protect Yourself with Winter Travel Insurance

If you are going away for the winter, you need travel insurance that covers emergency medica…

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Do Young Families Need Life Insurance?

September 19, 2022

Do Young Families Need Life Insurance?

Your life changes when you become a parent. You have new responsibilities, especially protec…

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Fall Homeowner Checklist

September 13, 2022

Fall Homeowner Checklist

A fall maintenance checklist will help prevent costly repairs and insurance claims. Your che…

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Get Slip and Fall Insurance Before Winter

September 12, 2022

Get Slip and Fall Insurance Before Winter

With winter coming, having slip and fall insurance for your small business is extra importan…

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Do My Kids Need Insurance for School Sports?

September 8, 2022

Do My Kids Need Insurance for School Sports?

Student accident insurance can provide extra coverage and peace of mind for parents. Get an…

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Home Insurance and Vandalism

September 2, 2022

Home Insurance and Vandalism

Vandalism of your home is covered by home insurance. If your home has been vandalized, make…

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How to Manage Homework and Device Time

September 1, 2022

How to Manage Homework and Device Time

You can help your kids manage homework and device time by limiting screen time and creating…

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Tips for Back-to-School Shopping During Inflation

August 31, 2022

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping During Inflation

Back-to-school shopping during inflation could give you some sticker shock. You can get your…

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Do I Need Life Insurance If I’m Single?

August 30, 2022

Do I Need Life Insurance If I'm Single?

Have you thought about how you will pay for your funeral or take care of any debts you have…

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Back-to-School Car Insurance Discounts

August 29, 2022

Back-to-School Car Insurance Discounts

If your son or daughter is a student, a driver’s training course can help save money o…

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Does Inflation Affect My Car Insurance?

August 26, 2022

Does Inflation Affect My Car Insurance?

Inflation can impact your car insurance due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandem…

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Does Inflation Affect My Home Insurance?

August 25, 2022

Does Inflation Affect My Home Insurance?

Inflation is affecting home insurance because it’s increasing the cost of expenses ass…

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Why College and University Students Need Renter's Insurance

August 24, 2022

Why College and University Students Need Renter's Insurance

Yes, if your college or university student’s address is now different from the one lis…

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Can I Get Life Insurance If I Have Cancer?

August 23, 2022

Can I Get Life Insurance If I Have Cancer?

Yes, you can get life insurance with cancer or if you are a cancer survivor. Getting life in…

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Do A Back-to-School Insurance Fitness Survey

August 23, 2022

Do A Back-to-School Insurance Fitness Survey

Back to school is a good time to take stalk of your insurance coverage. A back-to-school ins…

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How Do I Choose Car Insurance?

August 22, 2022

How Do I Choose Car Insurance?

Choosing car insurance has a checklist: It means choosing the right car, the right coverage,…

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Do I Need Earthquake Insurance?

August 19, 2022

Do I Need Earthquake Insurance?

Homeowners in many parts of Canada should consider earthquake insurance. If an earthquake ca…

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Can I Get Life Insurance with Depression?

August 18, 2022

Can I Get Life Insurance with Depression?

In most cases, people with depression can still get life insurance. Your ability to get life…

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Insuring a Student Using a Family Car

August 16, 2022

Insuring a Student Using a Family Car

Parents can add students to their car insurance policy as secondary or occasional drivers so…

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Can I Get Life insurance with High Blood Pressure?

August 16, 2022

Can I Get Life insurance with High Blood Pressure?

Yes, you can get life insurance with high blood pressure but you may end up paying more, esp…

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Do Students Away at School Need Insurance?

August 15, 2022

Do Students Away at School Need Insurance?

Yes, if your college or university student’s address is now different from the one lis…

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How Young Drivers Can Save on Insurance

August 15, 2022

How Young Drivers Can Save on Insurance

It’s back to school and it’s time to prepare your young driver to get there safe…

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Can I Apply for Life Insurance If I Have Diabetes?

August 12, 2022

Can I Apply for Life Insurance If I Have Diabetes?

If you have diabetes, life insurance can still be available to you. You should always disclo…

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How Does Mileage Affect Your Car Insurance?

August 9, 2022

How Kilometres Driven Per Year Affect Your Car Insurance?

Your mileage will affect your car insurance. Knowing your mileage -- how many kilometres you…

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How is Car Insurance Determined for Seniors?

August 8, 2022

How is Car Insurance Determined for Seniors?

Senior car insurance usually depends on your driving history. Your age, how much you drive,…

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The Importance of Overland Flood Insurance

July 27, 2022

The Importance of Overland Flood Insurance

Floods happen five times as often as wildfires in Canada and are the second most common natu…

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Summer Activities Insurance

July 13, 2022

Summer Activities Insurance

Summer is full of fun activities, but have you ever thought about whether injuries would be…

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June 7, 2022

5 Things You Did Not Know About Travel Trailer Insurance in Ontario

You might be wondering what type of insurance you need to purchase for your travel trailer b…

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5 tips to Get Your Boat Ready for the Water

May 16, 2022

5 tips to Get Your Boat Ready for the Water

Take the time to prepare your boat for the season. It will pay off for your safety and for y…

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Factors that can change your Ontario car insurance rates

May 13, 2022

Factors that can change your Ontario car insurance rates

Have you traded up for a better car? Have you moved? Are you driving fewer kilometres? These…

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What mandatory car insurance is required in Ontario?

May 12, 2022

What mandatory car insurance is required in Ontario?

If you live in Ontario, you’ll need to have mandatory car insurance coverages that pro…

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Car Insurance for New Ontario Drivers

May 11, 2022

Car Insurance for New Ontario Drivers

You’re a new driver in Ontario and you’re looking for car insurance. You need to…

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Is your cottage insurance up to date?

April 29, 2022

Is your cottage insurance up to date?

How you use your cottage affects the insurance you need. If the use of your cottage has chan…

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Wedding insurance will give you peace of mind

April 27, 2022

Wedding insurance will give you peace of mind

You’re ready to start planning your wedding and you don’t want to leave anything…

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How to be flood smart

April 26, 2022

How to be flood smart

Floods have affected thousands of Canadians and caused many millions of dollars in damages.…

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Two Great Benefits of Whole Life Insurance

April 6, 2022

Two Great Benefits of Whole Life Insurance

Canadians are seeing the value in life insurance and according to Digital Journal, The Perma…

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What you need to know when you insure your boat

March 31, 2022

What you need to know when you insure your boat

British Columbia is a boater’s paradise. Wherever you are in B.C. waters, you need boa…

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Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

March 22, 2022

Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

You’re starting out and you need insurance for your home and car. You’ve done yo…

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The 5 Best Home Insurance Endorsements to Add to Your Policy

February 24, 2022

The 5 Best Home Insurance Endorsements to Add to Your Policy

Because all home insurance policies have exclusions and coverage limits, you may want to con…

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Why You Need Travel Insurance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 21, 2022

Why you need travel insurance during Covid-19

Travel insurance is an important part of preparing for your trip because your provincial hea…

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Manitoba Public Insurance: A Canadian Success Story

February 11, 2022

Manitoba Public Insurance: A Canadian Success Story

British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan have public auto insurance through government-o…

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The History of Manitoba Public Insurance

February 3, 2022

The History of Manitoba Public Insurance

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) has provided compulsory auto insurance since 1971. It is a n…

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November 17, 2021

Alberta adopts Direct Compensation for Property Damage, what does this mean?

A Message from the Insurance Bureau of Canada On January 1, 2022, Alberta will adopt a Direc…

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November 2, 2021

How to Protect Yourself from Ransomware?

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in ransomware attacks…

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