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What is Malware and How Can I Avoid It?

March 30, 2019

In the world of cyber security, there are a lot of different words that are used to describe the different types of threat. Ransomware, worms, cryptojacking? Does anybody know what these terms mean? Just in case you don’t, here’s a primer on malware.

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Which Businesses Are the Most Likely to Get Hacked?

March 29, 2019

It seems that every day, we hear about another major cyber attack or other digital security incident that exposes the personal and financial information of thousands of people to hackers and other cyber-criminals.

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Why Are My Insurance Premiums Increasing This Year?

March 26, 2019

You may have recently received a renewal for your auto, home or business insurance and seen a higher than usual increase in your premium. Read more

The Most Common Cyber Insurance Claims

March 23, 2019

Cyber insurance is an emerging area of business insurance that covers your business from a myriad of different risks related to your digital presence. Read more

6 Myths About Hacks, Data Breaches and Cyber Insurance

March 21, 2019

Although we’ve been living in an electronic, online world for quite some time, cyber insurance is still very new, and very misunderstood. Read more

Risking Bankruptcy: Why We Recommend $2 Million Liability Coverage

March 1, 2019

As an insurance broker, every once in a while, we get copied on a notice from an insurance company to one of our customers, letting them know that a claim has been made against them.

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Good Morning Cornwall! You’re Now Paying $470 More for Auto Insurance

February 8, 2019

There’s been lots of talk about how unfair auto insurance rates are for Toronto-area drivers, and a number of politicians have come out to suggest that your postal code should no longer be used to help determine what you pay for your car insurance.

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Pay Less for a Nicer Car? Ask Your Insurance Broker

January 29, 2019

If you’re in the market for a new or used vehicle, your search will usually come down to a handful of very similar choices: The 2015 BMW 3 Series, or the 2016? The brand new 2019 Jeep Cherokee Sport with the base package, or the 4×4? Usually the older vehicle, or the one with fewer features, will have a lower sticker price.

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How Much is Contractors Insurance in Ontario?

January 28, 2019

For $1,000,0000 of general liability coverage, including basic tools and equipment coverage, contractors insurance premiums can start as low as $67 / month. Read more

Condo Corporations Slam the Door on Legal Cannabis

January 22, 2019

Recreational cannabis users living in condominiums in Ontario can be forgiven for feeling like they’ve been left high and dry (pun intended).

The legalization of weed for recreational use has not been warmly received by condo corporations, with many introducing their own rules to ban the drug, not only in common areas, but also in individual units.

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