Ontario Commercial Insurance Resources

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

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

The Most Common Insurance Risks For Plumbing Contractors

November 29, 2018

How Plumbers Can Shut The Financial Leak Of Their Businesses

The onset of winter generally signals a boon for Ontario’s 7,000 or so licensed plumbers as winter takes its toll on building and house piping and fixtures. On the surface, plumbing seems to be a relatively safe livelihood, however, a closer look at the potential physical and financial risks plumbers face paints a different picture. Read more

The Top 8 Insurance Implications of Legal Cannabis

November 24, 2018

Now that cannabis is legal for recreational use in Canada, that has completely changed the insurance landscape around this much-hyped drug.

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5 Mistakes New Truck Drivers Make in Winter, and How to Avoid Them

November 4, 2018

Avoiding trucking accidents in the winter is a top priority for all truckers, their employers, and the public.

While it may be impossible to staff an entire fleet with seasoned million mile drivers, there are some common mistakes new drivers make that can be easily trained for and avoided, especially in the winter. Read more

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

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

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

Co-insurance & Other Traps to Avoid For Commercial Landlords

September 11, 2018

Based on claims case experience, the vast majority of commercial landlords do not have adequate property insurance coverage, according to insurance industry experts.

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10 Tips to Increase Your Cyber Security Without Spending a Ton

June 22, 2018

Hackers seeking to steal data and money historically have targeted large multinationals and government bodies. In recent years, however, they have shifted focus, and now increasingly prey on small businesses and individuals.

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