15 04, 2019

British Columbians pay a lot more for car insurance than Albertans: Report

April 15th, 2019|News|

Editor’s note: The story has been updated to reflect the fact that the Insurance Bureau of Canada is an advocate for private insurers. The water, the weather and the whales are all things British Columbians brag about to our neighbours on the other side of the Rockies. But according to a new report, Albertans have [...]

17 03, 2019

Essential insurance tips for Canadian Spring Breakers

March 17th, 2019|News|

The countdown to spring break is well and truly on. In a matter of days, young Canadians will be embarking upon long-awaited spring break vacations and ditching the harsh winter weather to party in the sunshine. They’ll now be entering the daydreaming stage, thinking about the Margarita they’re going to drink by the beach, the [...]

11 02, 2019

Insurance insiders warn provincial cap on liability rates has increased number of uninsured drivers

February 11th, 2019|News|

Alberta’s introduction of a cap on the cost of liability-only vehicle insurance has insurance companies mitigating their financial risk by increasing other rates and pricing some drivers out of coverage. “The government meant well,” explained Lance Miller, CEO of Surex Insurance. “They’re trying to protect Albertans from high increasing costs in insurance. The problem was [...]

14 01, 2019

What is Employment Practices Liability (EPL) / Wrongful Dismissal Insurance?

January 14th, 2019|News|

Q: What is Employment Practices Liability (EPL) / Wrongful Dismissal Insurance? A: Employment Practices Liability (EPL) / Wrongful Dismissal Insurance is protection against allegations of errors and omissions and “wrong doing” in the management and administration of human resources (HR), it can be best described as a “HR malpractice policy”. Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Insurance is specifically designed to respond to [...]