Blog Category: Home Insurance

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

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Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

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Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

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What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

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Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

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Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

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Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

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Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

Cali-Wildfire-4.jpg

Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

Read More

Categories:

Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

FLOOD-9.jpg

A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

Quebec-Flood

When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

Read More

Categories:

Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

Read More

Categories:

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

Cali-Wildfire-3.jpg

Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

Read More

Categories:

Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

apartment-architecture-blue-sky-358636

Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

Read More

Categories:

Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

flooded-house.jpg

As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

Read More

Categories:

Experts warn deforestation is increasing BC flood risk

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2020|7:25 am

Flood-14.jpg

Industries in British Columbia are concerned deforestation in the southern interior region is making spring overflow conditions worse. According to BC Forestry Practices Board manager of audits and investigations Doug…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving secondary perils says Swiss Re

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|4:50 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Climate change is already impacting the home insurance market as weather events become more frequent and severe. However, the “secondary perils” market is also in as much danger as primary…

Read More

Categories:

Environment Canada names worst weather events of 2019

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2019|3:45 pm

Hurricane-Florence.jpg

How was the year in weather across Canada? Typically wet and cold according to Environment Canada. Indeed, David Phillips, chief meteorologist for the organisation, says that kind of climate scenario…

Read More

Categories:

What were the positives from the Fort McMurray wildfire?

By: Luke Jones|December 30, 2019|2:30 pm

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Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest insurance event in Canadian industry, with over 90,000 people displaced for over a month during 2016. So how could it have been worse? Well,…

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Flood office closes in New Brunswick following spring floods

By: Luke Jones|December 18, 2019|4:49 pm

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A flood relief office in Fredericton has been closed, the Canadian Red Cross confirmed. The office was set up following heavy spring flooding in New Brunswick and has been open…

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Climate change is transforming how home insurance is priced

By: Luke Jones|December 14, 2019|4:10 pm

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When assessing the cost of home insurance policies in the future, the industry will face one imposing question: How will climate change affect pricing? Ernest Mashingaidze says climate change is…

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Halloween storms resulted in a scary $250 million in insurance damages

By: Luke Jones|December 13, 2019|2:41 pm

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During Halloween this year, parts of eastern Canada were hit by torrential rainstorms, dampening trick or treat for millions of kids. As well as spoiling Halloween, the storms also had…

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications are open

By: Luke Jones|December 4, 2019|4:00 pm

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Canadians are being given the opportunity to participate in a wildfire preparedness event. The Co-operators has announced it is co-hosting events all over the country, allowing people from communities to…

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Canadians are missing out on this home insurance benefit

By: Luke Jones|December 3, 2019|8:10 am

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Property owners in Canada are missing a potentially vital home insurance benefit, according to brokers at the Top Broker Summit. Homeowners are largely unaware their home insurance can cover them…

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Could amphibious homes be the answer to flood insurance risk?

By: Luke Jones|December 2, 2019|5:23 pm

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As governments and insurers seek ways to bring flood insurance to homes located in the most at risk places, a focus on mitigation as prevention continues. One expert believes amphibious…

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