Blog Category: Home Insurance

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

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Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

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Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

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Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

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Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

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Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

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Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

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Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

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Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

Wildfire-4.jpg

Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

Read More

Categories:

Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

flooded-house.jpg

Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

Read More

Categories:

Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

Aviva__1713035a-53.jpg

Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

Read More

Categories:

Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta’s fire suppression has left the province open to more severe wildfires

By: Luke Jones|June 15, 2019|6:33 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Wildfires are continuing to burn their way across Alberta, with 580 blazes confirmed in the provinces since the start of the 2019 wildfire season. As we have reported before, the…

Read More

Categories:

Brokers and insurers must work together on flood insurance say industry leaders

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|8:11 am

flood

2019 has brought another terrible spring flood season, with parts of Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick hit by significant overland flooding. Brokers have voiced their concerns about flood insurance availability…

Read More

Categories:

Why your home insurance may not be enough for Airbnb

By: Luke Jones|June 11, 2019|7:48 am

couple-home-house-1288482

Many homeowners are turning to Airbnb to supplement their earnings by listing a spare room or apartment on the sharing service. However, insurance companies are warning doing so changes home…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire claims 15 homes

By: Luke Jones|June 2, 2019|12:40 pm

Wildfire-6.jpg

Over a dozen home in northern Alberta have been destroyed by a wildfire that has been burning and growing in the area over the last two weeks. Properties in the…

Read More

Categories:

Alberta wildfire causes more homeowner evacuations

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:29 am

Fire.jpg

Just a day after saying the wildfire situation in Alberta was non-threatening in its current situation, the provincial government has mandated more people to be evacuated from their homes. The…

Read More

Categories:

Forensic engineers are becoming popular for flood risk assessments

By: Luke Jones|May 31, 2019|9:00 am

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Insurance companies have been increasing collaboration with forensic engineering firms to help mitigate flood damage through new prevention solutions. Forensic engineers bring the benefit of understanding specific risks across multiple…

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Alberta wildfire “improving” despite day-to-day growth

By: Luke Jones|May 30, 2019|4:44 pm

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Wildfire season is already underway in northern Alberta, where a blaze has been described as bigger than during some other years. However, the wildfire continues to avoid a nearby town…

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Flood hit provinces seek $138 million from federal funds

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|7:19 pm

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Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have all been ravaged by floods this spring. Snowmelt and heavy rains have caused widespread severe overland floods to communities across the provinces, causing home…

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Condo owner refused home insurance because of state of emergency

By: Luke Jones|May 29, 2019|5:39 pm

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Canadian insurance companies have been offering flood insurance coverage since 2015, but access to that coverage depends on many factors as flood risk grow. One condo owner found she was…

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Is sinkhole damage part of a home insurance policy?

By: Luke Jones|May 27, 2019|4:32 pm

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Sinkhole’s are a relatively rare danger to homeowners, but they do happen and are often devastating in the level of damage they cause. However, is damage caused by a sinkhole…

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