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From our claims file: Water flows through entire house

By |October 9th, 2013|

Claims Description: A contractor was in the process of renovating the upstairs bathroom. While the owners were away during the weekend, the temporary valve for the toilet failed, allowing the water to flow unabated from the second floor, to main floor and then to basement causing extensive damage at all levels.

Client’s Coverage: Homeowners Comprehensive Form.

Claim […]

Hailstorm tips: protecting yourself, your family and your home.

By |July 19th, 2013|

Oh my Hail!!

At 3:30 AM this morning, Environment Canada issued these severe weather warnings:

Today..Scattered thunderstorms are expected over northeastern and Southern Ontario. There is a slight risk that some of these thunderstorms could be severe with damaging winds, hail and torrential downpours as the threats. An isolated tornado is also possible.
This evening..Scattered thunderstorms are […]

Distracted Driving – Legally?

By |July 18th, 2013|

Even though many jurisdictions have enacted laws against driving while using a handheld phone, this early study seems to indicate communicating hands-free may not be the entire solution.

This is much more than an insurance issue.  Perhaps designers should think about including additional safety systems while the hands free is activated.  For their part, drivers could […]

Toronto Floods – Information to help you during the severe weather situation

By |July 8th, 2013|

Resources and tips for those in Toronto in regard to the flooding July 2013.

Tips: What to do after an earthquake

By |May 22nd, 2013|

May 17 at 9:43, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred near Shawville, QC, and the tremors were felt in the Ottawa-Gatineau area and out to Montreal, Toronto and Waterloo. Just 10 minutes later, the earthquake was followed by […]

Don’t leave on vacation this summer without insurance!

By |May 15th, 2013|

Have you ever crossed the border for a week-end of shopping? Or for a day of sun and fun at the beach?

You absolutely need travel insurance!

Don’t take any chances and make sure you always have a valid travel insurance policy in case you get sick or have an accident.

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Ne partez pas en voyage sans assurance cet été!

By |May 15th, 2013|

Avez-vous déjà franchi les frontières pour une longue fin de semaine de magasinage? Ou même pour une journée au bord de la mer? Vous avez absolument besoin d’ une assurance voyage!Assurez-vous d’avoir une assurance voyage valide en cas de maladie ou d’accident. Ne prenez pas de chance. […]

Ogilvy in the news : The Home Inspection Network

By |April 17th, 2013|

The Inspection ProtectionPLUS warranty, designed exclusively for The Home Inspection Network, is a 60-day interior home warranty providing up to $15,000 combined coverage for repairs and / or replacement costs.  The Inspection ProtectionPLUS warranty is included with all home inspections from The Home Inspection Network and the 60-day coverage can be extended by the consumer for an […]

Pourquoi est-il important de rechercher la planification financière quand on se marie ou on devient un couple?

By |August 7th, 2012|

Quand vous rencontrez quelqu’un et tombez en amour, vous découvrez que vous avez beaucoup de choses en commun et vous semblez être en mesure de vous compléter  sur de nombreux aspects de la vie. En même temps vous avez chacun votre propre façon de faire les choses. Par exemple, ‘‘comment gérer l’argent’’. Bien souvent il s’agir d’un point de discorde. […]

Marriage or Common-Law Financial Security?

By |August 7th, 2012|

It’s important to seek financial planning advice when you get married or start living with your common-law partner

When you meet someone and fall in love, you discover you have many things in common and you seem to be able to complement the other person in many aspects of life. At the same time, you have your own history and ways of doing things and your partner has his/hers. For example, “how to handle money and how to spend it”. Often this is either a point where you will have similar views as your partner or completely opposite views. […]