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Do I need commercial insurance for my part-time business?

A part-time business can definitely be an exciting prospect. One question you’ll face as a part-time business owner is, “Do I need commercial insurance for a part-time business?” The answer is yes, you definitely need commercial insurance for your business, even if it’s only a part-time endeavour. Why? Your business inventory, premises, and liability won’t […]

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Can I get travel insurance if I have a medical condition?

Travelling should be fun and relaxing, but, unfortunately, it can be stressful if you have to deal with a medical emergency or illness or if you’re forced to cancel or interrupt your plans suddenly. That’s where travel insurance can help – it can help cover your medical care, refund some of your money after cancellation, […]

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Babysitting and Your Home Insurance

Babysitting makes a great job for responsible teenagers or adults who like kids. With childcare in high demand for many parents, it’s a great way to start earning money and help out the family, friend, or neighbour. If you or your teenager is taking on the task of babysitting, make sure you understand the risks […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Business Interruption Insurance

If your business is forced to stop operations due to circumstances outside of your control, it can be financially devastating. Business interruption insurance can help your business when it needs it most, whether it’s making it through a forced closure or recovering after one. Natural disasters, mandatory evacuations, and insurance claims are hard enough already […]

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Usage-Based Car Insurance: What You Need to Know

What is usage-based car insurance? Usage-based car insurance, also known as “pay as you drive” (PAYD), “pay how you drive” (PHYD) and telematics insurance, is when premiums are determined by an individual’s driving habits. Although not the only factor, a driver’s car insurance policy becomes more dependent on their competence on the road. Consequently, the […]

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Hole in One! Prize Indemnity Insurance

The great thing about golf tournaments is they are generally fun and relaxed with low expectations for the participants as far as exhibiting golfing prowess.  They are a great way to promote and strengthen business relationships and usually support a worthy charitable event. One of the highlights of golf tournaments is the opportunity to win […]

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Does home insurance cover university students?

Going off to university is both exciting and a little nerve-wracking. Moving out for the first time, you may be wondering does a parent’s home insurance cover university students while they live away from home? Are they covered if their belongings get stolen or damaged? As long as the university student’s primary residence remains as […]

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3 Ways to Protect Your Home from Wildfires

The memories from wildfires which ravaged Fort McMurray in 2016 and Slave Lake in 2011 are still recent in our minds. In May 2019, over 4000 residents were forced to evacuate their homes thanks to the Chuckegg Creek fire. While a number of wildfires are human-caused, wildfires can’t always be prevented and it takes a […]

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Travel Insurance FAQs

Travel insurance helps give you peace of mind about your financial security when the worst happens. No one wants to get sick while travelling or be forced to cancel a trip or lose their bag… but it happens. Travel insurance can help protect you by covering your costs for medical emergencies, cancelled trips, interrupted travel, […]

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Can an empty home void a home insurance policy?

A property can be left empty for a number of reasons, whether the home is in-between renters or the owners have already moved or if they follow a snowbird lifestyle. Whatever the reason, it’s important to know that an empty home can void a home insurance policy, even if you’re current on your premiums. An […]

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