There are several means to purchase insurance. From online, over the phone or in person, through a broker or agent, to buying directly from an insurance company. Is there a benefit to one method over the other?
In Ontario, home, condo and tenant insurance is not mandatory by law. However, most lenders won’t give you a mortgage without proof of home insurance, so it’s something that you need to secure between the time that your offer is accepted and your closing date.
It's important to start shopping for auto insurance before purchasing a vehicle. Ontario has compulsory automobile insurance. Almost all lenders require the purchaser to oThe average cost for full coverage auto insurance will vary, depending on your home address, driving record, and other variables.
Bundling insurance occurs when you choose to buy several policies from the same provider. Many insurers offer the option to bundle multiple products together to save money on premiums. This is known as a multi-policy, multiline or multi-product discount.
Canada's Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair plans to implement a national insurance program over the next 18 months to provide coverage to 800,000 Canadian homes that are at such high risk of flooding that private insurance is unaffordable, or not available.
The Honda Odyssey is one of the most popular vehicles in Canada. But before you head out to buy one, you should know how much insurance will cost.
Ford’s F150 pickup truck is one of the most popular vehicles in Canada. But before you head out to buy one, you should know how much insurance will cost.
You may have heard the terms "insurance company" and "insurance broker". You may have even thought they meant the same thing- to be used interchangeably. There are actually significant differences between the two. Read below to find out what defines an insurance company versus an insurance...
Équité Association is an independent, not-for-profit organization. They use nationwide theft data from the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) to compile an annual list of the top 10 most stolen vehicles in Canada. Read below to find out if you own one of 2021's most stolen vehicles in Canada, Ontario.
Crossovers and pickup trucks seem to be taking over the automotive market, as consumers are flocking to these bigger vehicles versus more compact or midsize sedans and hatchbacks. As a result, the most popular cars in Canada don’t sell nearly as well as utility vehicles.
With today's hectic lifestyle our attention is all over the place which can lead to accidents - such as hitting a parked car. Do you know what to do if you hit a parked car? If you though of driving away, you may want to think twice. Here are some tips to follow if you hit a parked car.
If you are considering purchasing a used car, there are two reports you'll want to have in hand before closing the deal. Learn what about the reports are how they can help you avoid buying a lemon.
The right insurance broker for your business should extend beyond buying a policy. Your broker should ensure you're receiving exceptional service. Here are four questions to help narrow down the right broker for you.
A fenced-in yard with room to play and explore might seem like the ideal sanctuary for pets, but there are dangers to be aware of. Here are 6 backyard hazards to watch out for to ensure your furry family member plays safely!
According to the Ontario Provincial Police - Distracted driving is the #1 cause of death in collisions, followed by speed, seat belt and alcohol related deaths.
What will happen to your business when you retire? Here are some tips for succession planning
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As people continue to work from home with more connected devices than ever, becoming a target of data or identity theft, ransomware or personal cyberattacks is a potential risk to almost anyone.
Even catastrophes like floods and wildfires and financial downturns in other countries have a direct impact and cause fluctuations on the overall insurance industry...
Data from a 2017 study done by researchers at the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science shows that Ontario motorcyclists, when compared with automobile drivers in the province, are...
With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to review boat safety. Here 9 safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this summer.
As another long weekend in Ontario approaches, it’s the perfect time to review cottage safety! Here are eleven tips to help ensure the safety of cottage owners and guests alike...
We wrap up the Insurance Bureau of Canada's Spring tips series with 15 fire prevention recommendations...
The Insurance Bureau of Canada recommends the following tips for mitigating any damage or other issues from water damage from the Spring thaw and rainy weather...
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