Photo radar on highway

Do Photo Radar Tickets Affect My Insurance Rates?

It’s been a year since photo radar began to be enforced in Community Safety Zones throughout Toronto, and the number of tickets being issued each month continues to rise. What was once a political hot potato is fast becoming a fixture around our schools. And while the consequences of being caught speeding by these devices

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The Best Insurance Companies For Younger Drivers

What auto insurance company is the best in Ontario for young drivers? Turns out the answer is different depending on whether you’re a man or a woman. For female drivers 25 and under, Aviva has the best average premiums. For males, it’s Intact. But it gets even more complicated than that. We ran quotes for

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Your ATV Adventure – 30+ Things You’ll Need

Before heading out on an ATV journey, it’s important to make sure you have everything you need for a safe and enjoyable ride. Dress appropriately, have your documentation in order, and make sure to have some key items in case you get lost, stuck or hurt. ATVing can be a whole lot of fun for

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Moving Out of Province: Can My Car Insurance Come With Me?

In Canada, the reality of moving to a new province means cancelling your current insurance policy and purchasing a new one in whatever province you now call home. Each province has their own laws governing car insurance, so it is necessary to get a new policy when you move…and this can come with some unexpected

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New Car vs. Used Car: How Will it Affect My Rate?

Does buying a used car save you a significant portion of your monthly transportation budget? The truth is that, generally speaking, it is not necessarily cheaper to insure a used car than a new one. Much of it depends on the make and model of the particular car, the insurer you choose, and things like

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How Much is Snowmobile Insurance in Ontario?

To give you a sense for how much snowmobile insurance costs, we ran quotes for Canada’s most popular snowmobiles. For insurance affordability, the mid-sized Yamaha SX Venom and Arctic Cat Blast ZR 4000 are your best bet, at $549 a year for an experienced rider with a clean record. Full size sleds will run you

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How is Snowmobile Insurance Different Than Auto Insurance?

Getting insurance for your sled is not nearly as complicated as getting auto insurance. Insurance companies have simplified ratings that group sleds together based on the size of the engine, and they rate riders broadly as experienced or inexperienced, instead of crediting you for every year you ride. Tickets and accidents still count against you,

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Amazon packages

Selling on Amazon? Okay, NOW You’ll Need Insurance

Amazon has announced a tightening of the rules regarding product liability insurance. From now on, a seller using their marketplace to deliver goods to customers, either through Fulfillment by Amazon or Fulfillment by Merchant, must acquire Product Liability Insurance once sales reach $10,000 in any one month. While Amazon has turned a blind eye to

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Male driver behind the wheel

The Best Insurance Companies For Male Drivers in Ontario

Who are the best auto insurance companies if you’re a male driver in Ontario? The long answer is complicated, but the short answer, based solely on the prices available today, is CAA Insurance. Before you run out and buy a CAA policy though, keep in mind that based on quotes we ran for different male

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