Blog Category: Home Insurance

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

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Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

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ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

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In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

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Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

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Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

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Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

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Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

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First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

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A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

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Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

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Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

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New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

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Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

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Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

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Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

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Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

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First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

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Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

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ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

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Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

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Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

Read More

Categories:

Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

Tornado

During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

Read More

Categories:

First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

Insurance-Policy-18.jpg

A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

Read More

Categories:

Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

Read More

Categories:

New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

Flood-25.jpg

A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

Read More

Categories:

Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

Dollarphotoclub_87924730-24.jpg

The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

Read More

Categories:

Mandatory Home Insurance Laws You Must Know About In Canada

By: Luke Jones|February 11, 2019|1:41 pm

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Owning a home might be your single biggest financial investment. Therefore it is only natural that you’ll want to protect your property and its contents against any unforeseen risks— which…

Read More

Categories:

ICLR says insurers can fill faps in Canada’s building code to cut flood insurance costs

By: Luke Jones|January 29, 2019|8:23 am

Flood20insurance-8.jpg

In a recent paper, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has found several gaps in Canadian building codes. The organization says these gaps contribute to a flood insurance problem…

Read More

Categories:

Researchers working on standard for flood protection in commercial properties

By: Luke Jones|January 28, 2019|6:24 am

Dollarphotoclub_64761654-14.jpg

Homeowners are often warned about the risks of flooding and how to shore up a property to mitigate flood damage. But what about commercial properties, which are often as at…

Read More

Categories:

Study finds homeowners are not properly prepared for floods

By: Luke Jones|January 17, 2019|12:19 pm

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The magnitude of the problem facing Canada regarding flood risk is escalating. From homes located on flood risk lands to a lack of coverage for at risk properties, there are…

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Why an emergency generator can save home insurance customers money

By: Luke Jones|January 12, 2019|2:45 pm

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During a natural disaster, losing power is among the most dangerous things that can happen in a property. Mitigating power loss is as easy as using an emergency generator, which…

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First Nations residents could miss flood compensation because of deficient claims

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|1:01 pm

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A court in Manitoba approved a $90 million settlement for First Nations residents who were affected by flooding in 2011. The ruling was made a year ago, but homeowners affected…

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Storm surge coverage comes to Manitoba and Quebec

By: Luke Jones|January 9, 2019|8:18 am

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Two more Canadian provinces now offer storm surge and overland flood insurance to homeowners. In a press release Monday, The Co-operators announced overland flood damage coverage in Manitoba, while homeowners…

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New Quebec research group aims to mitigate floods

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|7:07 am

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A new research group has formed to attempt to find mitigations for flooding in Quebec. The Réseau Inondations intersectoriel du Québec is a collaboration between 16 universities and 120 researchers…

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Study finds flood coverage knowledge gap amongst Canadians

By: Luke Jones|December 7, 2018|7:13 am

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Flood insurance is a hot topic in the Canadian insurance industry, but few customers show understanding of coverage that’s available. A recent study found only around half of Canadians asked…

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Majority of young customers prefer buying insurance in person

By: Luke Jones|November 23, 2018|10:01 am

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The impact of technology on the insurance industry has been profound. As we move increasingly to an online infrastructure for sales and customer support, it is perhaps easy to assume…

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