National Senior Safety Week: Scam Prevention

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National Senior Safety Week: Scam Prevention National Senior Safety Week is November 6 – 12. This year, The Insurance Market would like to draw focus on the disproportionate rate of seniors being targeted in online scams. The pandemic pushed many individuals to interact online – those who were unfamiliar with technology became vulnerable to cyber […]

Driver Assistance Technology: Safety Tips

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Driver Assistance Technology: Safety Tips Driver assistance technologies are great integrations into our vehicles to help prevent crashes or accidents from occurring. From blind spot warnings & emergency braking to sensors & adaptive cruise control. Not only does it help to keep you and your passengers safe, but also other drivers and pedestrians too. As […]

Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

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Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats Cybercrime and attacks have increased significantly since the beginning of the pandemic. According to IBC, “In 2021, 41% of small businesses that ever suffered a cyber-attack reported that it cost them at least $100,000, up from 37% in 2019. The pandemic has pushed small businesses to adopt digital practices, […]

Stay Protected Against Cyber Scams

Cyber Scams

Stay Protected Against Cyber Scams Scams are becoming more common with the use of technology in our daily lives. Cybercriminals are always looking for creative and sneaky ways to steal your sensitive information. Although all Canadians are at risk of becoming vulnerable and victimized by a cyber scam, older adults are usually the top targets. […]

Boating Safety Guide

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Boating Safety Guide Summertime means it’s boating season! Boating is a family-fun activity to explore sites along different bodies of water, go fishing or engage in water sports such as water-skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, etc. But before venturing on the water, it is important to prepare in advance to ensure you have the right boat safety […]

Home Office Safety Tips

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Home Office Safety Tips Throughout the pandemic, many employers shifted their staff to remote work settings to promote health, safety, and well-being. With this quick transition and lack of planning, many Canadians had to make do with what they had available at the time. This included setting up their workspaces at the kitchen table, on […]

Do You Need Umbrella Liability Insurance?

Do You Need Umbrella Liability Insurance? What is Umbrella Liability Insurance? Do you need it? What are the benefits? There are many questions to take into account when weighing your coverage options. Umbrella Liability Insurance provides an extra layer of security that you should consider applying to your policy. Read below to learn about the […]

Cybersecurity for Video Game Consoles

Cybersecurity for Video Game Consoles Did you know video game consoles can be used as a target of cyberattacks? Although gaming consoles are great entertainment devices, models of the past decade are internet-connected, making them easy targets for cyber threats. Read below for helpful tips on how to keep yourself and your kids protected against […]

Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving Safety Every year, our Canadian winters bring environmental-related driving threats. In 2017, nearly 30 percent of collisions reported, happened on wet, snowy, or icy roads. (RCMP, 2019). If you are planning on making a trip during high-risk conditions, please consider changing your travel plans until there are improvements. It is important to be […]

Tips to Prepare for 2022!

Tips to Prepare for 2022! The new year brings new goals, achievements, and opportunities. The new year also brings new milestones, purchases, and claims—important for reviewing your current coverage and additional insurance needs for the year. Read below to learn about insurance tips to get ahead for the new year. Review Your Coverage At the […]