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Canadian auto insurance fraud is racking up a massive $2 billion annual bill

According to a recent report, many Canadians are regularly scamming their insurers, forcing premiums up. A new Aviva Canada report revealed an auto insurance fraud…

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Canadian flooding may leave homeowners paying out of pocket

Heavy rains soaked huge portions of Ontario and Quebec as well as British Columbia and New Brunswick. The Canadian flooding from last week’s record level…

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Residential flood insurance must be available and affordable, says IBAC

The Canadian trade organization feels that the government should no longer be an “insurer of first resort.” The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) said…

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Fort McMurray wildfire insurance costs will be highest in the history of Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada estimates a total insured loss of approximately $3.58 billion. The tremendous Fort McMurray wildfire that ripped through the region in…

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Could health insurance discrimination result from DNA data collection?

In all but one G7 country, there are laws to protect people from losing rights based on their genetics. There is a rising belief among…

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Canadian insurance company leads the way in anti-discrimination for suicide patients

Desjardins Group has become the first insurer in the country to drop a controversial policy clause. The Desjardins Group insurance company in Canada has now…

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Canadians wrongly feel they have flood insurance with their homeowners policies

A recent study has found that 65 percent of people in that country believe they have protection they don’t. A recent survey conducted by Square…