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May 2015

Condo Insurance

Condo insurance is required to insure your personal contents and any parts of your unit that aren’t covered by your condo corporation’s insurance policy. Your corporation could have one of three policies: a policy that insures only the primary building and common areas; a policy that insures your building and any items in your unit other than personal property; a policy that insures the building, your...

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09

Jun 2014

Extreme Weather is Becoming the Norm

  Extreme weather demands big data and predictive analysis, mixed with a healthy dose of client education, to ensure already tight margins don’t evaporate altogether.And if memories of the winter Polar Vortex have already begun to fade, brokers should be ready to spoon out some harsh medicine to educate commercial clients on the need for greater risk control and loss prevention, says Julie Pingree, the...

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May 2014

Lock It or Lose It in Central West Division

In reaction to an increased number of theft from motor vehicle incidents, officers from Central West Division, along with support from the Auxiliary Unit, ran a “Lock It or Lose It” campaign on Friday night in north Whitby to raise awareness of property safety. The officers visited the area bounded by Rossland Road, Garden Road, Taunton Road and Anderson Road between the hours of 6...

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07

May 2014

Having Seasonal Vehicle Owners’ Back

Having Seasonal Vehicle Owners’ Back   Have your clients ever been turned away from  ServiceOntario because their insurance info couldn’t be verified online? In some cases this happens when seasonal vehicle owners (and private passenger vehicles insured on commercial fleets) renew their plates. What isn’t always offered is the option for customers to self-declare, which can be done year after year. This override process exists but in...

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06

May 2014

FAIR cries foul over Bill 171

Some of the heavy hitters in the Ontario insurance scene made the pilgrimage to Queen’s Park to present their arguments for the passing of Bill 171 – but one group who was bumped at the last minute is crying foul.The Insurance Bureau of Canada and the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario each sent delegations  for hearings on Bill 171 – but one group, FAIR (Fair...

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