COMMERCIAL INSURANCE

The $210M Chicken Lawsuit

CBC recently did a series of tests across a few fast food chains and found that the Subway chicken sandwich consisted of only 50% chicken,...

What To Think About Before Opening Your Chiropractor Clinic

There are over 8,400 licensed chiropractors in Canada. If you are a chiropractor and you’re thinking of opening your own practice, read on. Even...

Social Engineering Fraud: The Biggest Cyber Risk You Are Probably Not...

The rise of sophisticated cyber attacks has been met with increasingly sophisticated technology solutions to protect the enterprise. As hackers build new tools, security...

Protect Your Social Venture Through Liability Insurance

If you are like most entrepreneurs, you want to conserve cash as much as possible. It is quite common for insurance to be purchased...

An Introduction to Liability Insurance | The Canadian Business Owner’s Guide...

What is liability insurance? Liability insurance. It’s that piece of paper that protects you when your company decides to “move fast and break things”. Actually—it's...

Your Retail Company Is Perfect For Hackers | Why You Need...

What you want is for your customers to shop ‘til they drop. What you don’t want is for your customers to drop your store...

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS INSURANCE

Your 5-point Checklist To Hiring A Contractor

A home remodeling job can be very stressful. Not only do you have to decide exactly what you want, but you have to hire...

4 Ways To Manage Risk While Working with Subcontractors

Photo by Greyson Joralemon on Unsplash A construction contractor typically hires subcontractors for various projects. Subcontractors may be considered a resource for your business as they help you...

5 Big Risks Electricians Must Manage

Lighting up everyone’s life can be dangerous work for electricians. Repetitive strain injuries, mold, slips, falls, fatal shocks and potential exposure to asbestos are...

An Introduction to Construction Contractors Insurance | The Canadian Business Owner’s...

What is construction contractors insurance? A contractor’s day-to-day work is a perfect storm of risks. They have to think about injuries on the job, destruction...

Contractor’s Insurance – Does It Cover Poor Quality Work?

If you are doing any meaningful renovation at home, you will likely seek professional help for the major tasks. For instance, an electrician for...

A Construction Contractor Burned Down My Home: Will My Home Insurance...

Let's say you hired a construction contractor (specifically a handyman) to install a chandelier in your living room. Over the weekend, the wiring on...

CYBERSECURITY INSURANCE

Why Do Hackers Target Smaller Businesses?

The internet and other digital technologies have revolutionized the way we do business. This much we know. But they have also opened the door...

What Small Business Owners Can Learn From the Equifax Cyber Breach

It feels like we’re hearing about a new cyber breach every day. This month, Equifax announced that the personal data of 143 million customers...

An Introduction to Cyber Insurance | The Canadian Business Owner’s Guide...

Photo by Tucker Good on Unsplash What is cyber insurance? Cyber insurance is no longer a niche product for a select group of businesses. If you have data to...

4 Critical Steps to Reducing Your Cybersecurity Risk

A good insurance provider will give you a competitive insurance quote. A great insurance provider will do that, while also helping to reduce your...

How-to Keep Your Business Safe As You Enter The Digital World

The ever-lasting debate around “brick-and-mortar VERSUS digital” is becoming a conversation about “brick-and-mortar PLUS digital”. Businesses should not be choosing one or the other,...

Cyber Liability Insurance—What Is It? [Overview]

Businesses that handle sensitive customer information (e.g., credit card information, personal details), a data breach could result in both financial and reputational damage. Cyber...

PERSONAL INSURANCE

The New Canadian Century

For anyone that follows global political affairs, Fareed Zakaria of CNN is a household name. His weekly show, Global Public Square (GPS), is a...

Be Bold For Change

Today is International Women’s Day and so today we focus on women in small business. Let’s take a look at the facts. In 2016 Statistics...

6 Tips To Making Moving Homes Easier

The excitement of moving into a new home can be overwhelmed by the packing and moving process. A lot needs to be done before...

5 Energy Efficiency Tips For Home Owners

Small changes in your energy consumption pattern can lead to profound improvement in your energy efficiency, and thus cost savings. Although you could invest...

Basics of Non-Owned Automobile Insurance Coverage

If you have a company vehicle, chances are that you have specific auto insurance for it. However, if employees use their personal vehicles for...

Winter Insurance Discount – How To Make The Most of It

As of January 2016, all insurers in Ontario are to offer a discount to customers with snow tires (winter tires). There was no minimum...

SMALL BUSINESS INSURANCE

Why Lawyers Must Have Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity is amongst the fastest growing segments of the insurance industry. Many industries are realizing that their data is one of their most valuable,...

Learnings From The First $1.5M in CASL Fines Levied

Canada's anti-spam rules (CASL) are amongst the most stringent in the world. Since it came into force on July 1, 2014, $1.5M in fines have...

Top sources for small business loans in Canada [Infographic]

All small businesses need some source of funds in order to survive. The funds could from the owners, from operations or from external debt...

7 Reasons Why Accountants Must Have Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity is amongst the fastest growing segments of the insurance industry. Many industries are realizing that their data is one of their most valuable,...

The Top Startups Disrupting The Home Cleaning Industry [Infographic]

The home cleaning industry has traditionally been driven by word-of-mouth. People typically rely on a recommendation to find a reliable cleaner and then coordinate a time via...

Business Interruption Insurance – Exactly what you need to know

In an unlikely event of damage to property, your business could suffer thousands in losses as operations may come to a temporary halt until...