Ontario Insurance News & Views - page 2

The Merits of Minding Your Home Business

October 30, 2018

You figure you’ll start a little business from home to supplement the family income, do you?

Maybe you’ve given up that job in retail sales to babysit some neighbourhood kids after discovering just how much a second child in daycare eats into the take-home pay; or Read more

What You Need to Know About the Sikh Motorcycle Helmet Exemption

October 29, 2018

Motorcycles have been in the news again in Ontario, with the government announcing that motorcycle helmets will be optional for Sikh riders in the province. Read more

Taking the Bite out of Winter Property Damage

October 27, 2018

The Ho! Ho! Ho! spirit associated with the start of winter can easily turn into woes as extreme weather conditions result in severe property damages. Are insureds – both homeowners and commercial landlords – adequately prepared for extreme weather in terms of risk mitigation as well as awareness of their insurance coverage? Read more

So You Want to Rent Out Your Basement – 5 Things to Think About

October 24, 2018

It can seem like easy money, but before you list your “basement apartment” on Kijiji, there are a few things you need to know. Read more

Keeping A Step Ahead Of “Slip and Fall” Liability Exposures

October 22, 2018

Avoid the insurance, legal, and municipal financial pitfalls associated with slip and fall risk exposure. Read more

Driving High? Here’s What You Get

October 17, 2018

As of June 21, 2018, new Canadian laws impose stiff penalties for driving under the influence of cannabis and other drugs, giving police officers lots of new powers to catch high drivers, and make sure they pay the price.

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This $10 Part Could Save You Thousands of Dollars in Water Damage

October 15, 2018

What!? Am I reading this correctly – a simple fixture that costs about $10, which is available in nearly any hardware store, can save me big time in terms of possible water damage to my home as well as insurance premiums. Sign me up!

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Are Tornadoes Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

September 26, 2018

Yes, while home and business insurance policies do differ according to each insurer, damage from tornadoes and hurricanes is generally covered, as it is included with coverage against wind damage. Read more

Insurtech and the Great Blue Yonder… Really? – Part III

September 24, 2018

A series of 3 articles looking at technology within insurance, where it is now and where it needs to go… (Go to Part 2).

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Insurtech and the Great Blue Yonder… Really? – Part II

September 24, 2018

A series of 3 articles looking at technology within insurance, where it is now and where it needs to go… (Go to Part 1).

It Should be About Making Life Easier for Customers…

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