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Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

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Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

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Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

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IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

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Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

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Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

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Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

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Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

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Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

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British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

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Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

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Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

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Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

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Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

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Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

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Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

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Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

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Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

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British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

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Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

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Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

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Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

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Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

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Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

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British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

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Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

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Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

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British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

Categories:

Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

Categories:

Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

Categories:

Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

Categories:

Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

Vaping-Flickr

The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

Read More

Categories:

Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

New Brunswick announces flood map project

One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

Read More

Categories:

IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

Read More

Categories:

Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

Dodge-RAM-1

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

Read More

Categories:

Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-40.jpg

Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

Read More

Categories:

Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

640px-Paris_Tuileries_Garden_Facepalm_statue-8.jpg

Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

Read More

Categories:

Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

tumblr_ntc3t8Co4r1uuaixko1_500-10.png

German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

Read More

Categories:

Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

marijuana-1.jpg

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

Read More

Categories:

British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

la-fi-tn-uber-panic-button-20150213-10.jpg

British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

Read More

Categories:

Vaping is becoming a liability hot topic

By: Luke Jones|September 30, 2019|5:10 pm

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The dangers of vaping have recently made news headlines and liability is now under the spotlights. Following a recent situation in London, Ontario where a high school student was on…

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Trudeau promises national flood insurance plan

By: Luke Jones|September 26, 2019|12:54 pm

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Justin Trudeau’s federal government is making a push for voters ahead of October’s federal election and has pledged to make several interesting changes for insurers. When in Delta, British Columbia,…

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Ontario city agrees $16.6 million DMAF grant

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2019|8:28 am

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One Ontario city is pushing ahead with an agreement with the federal government that will see $16 million provided towards disaster prevention. Chatham-Kent, a city in the southwestern regions of…

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IBC applauds GCA report on climate adaptation

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:39 pm

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The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded a report sent out by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) that urges nations of make adaptations for climate change. Titled, “Adapt…

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Fiat Chrysler recalls further Ram pickups in Canada

By: Luke Jones|September 11, 2019|7:09 pm

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Fiat Chrysler has become the latest major automaker to issue a major recall program in North America. In a press release, the company announced its is recalling 875,000 Ram pick-up…

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Tropical storm heading for Maritimes by Thursday

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|5:58 pm

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Residents in the Maritimes are batting down for a severe storm this week, while insurers prepare for another round of claims based on severe weather damage. Environment Canada has issued…

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Inaccurate Department of Justice tweet sparked internal debate and confusion

By: Luke Jones|August 27, 2019|1:00 pm

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Earlier in the summer, we reported on a tweet by the Department of Justice that stirred controversy despite having the intention of promoting a new impaired driving law. In a…

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Volkswagen recalls 117,000 vehicles in Canada

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|2:30 pm

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German auto giant Volkswagen has confirmed it is recalling around 117,000 cars in Canada and a further 679,000 vehicles in the United States. In a statement, the company says the…

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Why are big insurers staying away from cannabis insurance?

By: Luke Jones|August 26, 2019|1:03 pm

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Cannabis has been legal in Canada for recreational use since Oct. 17, 2018. However, the insurance market around cannabis has not grown, at least in terms of major companies entering…

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British Columbia lifts ride-hailing boundaries and caps

By: Luke Jones|August 23, 2019|6:01 pm

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British Columbia has introduced a suite of new policies that will affect ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber in the province. Among the changes is an allowance for companies…

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