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Flood Risks for Canadian Homeowners

Homeowners in Canada lack awareness of flood risk and the protection options available to them to reduce that risk, suggests a new study from researchers at the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change and Partners for Action research network at Ontario’s University of Waterloo (UoW).   For the […]

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Flood Proofing Your Home

Title” why you need to have a conversation on flood coverage for homeowners   As water levels continue to rise in the national capital region, a climate scientist is warning flooding and extreme weather events are here to stay, and says homeowners should prepare. Swollen rivers and […]

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Hack Prevention Tips Handbook (Apr 2017)

Hack Prevention Tips Handbook (Apr 2017)

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How does Your Insurance Value Your Car After a Total Loss?

You’ve been in an accident. Your vehicle has been towed to the body shop and your repairman tells you he thinks it will be a write off. If you have New Car Replacement, Better Car Replacement, or Limited Depreciation Insurance, this isn’t exactly bad news. If you […]

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Travel Insurance Provides Affordable Protection

It is very important to but Travel Medical Insurance when visiting a foreign country. Anything could go wrong when visiting a country and even something minor could cost a person a lot of money. Recently a 40 year old man from British Columbia travelled to Thailand to […]

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Update on Cyberattacks on Company Websites

Cyber Attack 77 per cent of firms unprepared for cyber attack. Most organizations are unprepared to cope with a cyber attack despite rising risk. The Global Threat Intelligence Report from NTT Com Security shows that just 23 per cent of respondents have the capability to respond effectively […]

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SOME HIDDEN RISKS of POLLUTION LIABILITY

CONTRACTORS POLLUTION LIABILITY Recently, several contractors paid nearly $10 million to settle allegations of bodily injury and property damage from mold contamination in a client’s residence. When a contractor’s work disturbs an existing pollution condition, the contractor is held liable for resulting damages. Mold is just one […]

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Ride to Conquer Cancer

Ride to Conquer Cancer – who thought insurance would play a role in the ride The ‘Ride” (as it is called) took place on Aug 27th and 28th  2016. Some 1700 riders would peddle over 240 km’s over 2 days. My wife Debbie was doing her 4th […]

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Cyber Attacks and Online Fraud

A third of Americans have been victims of cyber attacks in the past year and those in the 18-24 age group are most likely to have been affected. That’s the finding of a poll conducted for The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company which reveals that […]

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Emergency Preparedness App

Aviva Canada and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction have partnered to create a free app to help with emergency preparedness. It is available for both Android and Apple IOS. Once a user makes a profile on the app, it can help you make a preparedness plan […]

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