Layoff insurance is thriving in the current economic situation in Alberta

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Residents of the Canadian province are paying about $50 per month, per person, just in case. A new form of standalone layoff insurance is increasing in popularity in Alberta, Canada, and this is being seen as a fresh indicator that an economic downturn has made its way into the province. Thousands of layoffs have already occurred in the province, particularly within the energy industry. In response, an insurer is hoping to be able to profit and help people at the same time, providing them with both peace of mind and…

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Alberta flood insurance launched by Co-operators

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The insurer has introduced a new form of coverage for homeowners against overland flooding. Co-operators General Insurance Company has recently announced the launch of its brand new form of flood insurance, which can be purchased by homeowners living in Alberta, Canada, in order to protect themselves against the cost associated with damage from overland flooding. This new form of insurance policy is available throughout all of Alberta and covers against many types of water damage. The flood insurance policy has been created to be flexible and to provide coverage against…

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Flood insurance claims on their way to Canadian insurers

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The flooding in southern Alberta and the Calgary area may be among the most expensive natural disasters in the province. Residents and businesses in the Canadian province of Alberta are just starting to assess the damage from what is being called one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the area, and flood insurance companies are preparing for the massive influx of claims that are now on the way. The flooding that has been experienced in the region is entirely unprecedented, leaving insurers scrambling. It has been estimated…

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Insurance news from Western Canada may soon involve higher rates

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Severe summer storms in the province of Alberta caused massive amounts of insured damage. The severe storms that were faced by the Canadian province of Alberta are once again making insurance news as the millions of dollars in damages may now be sending rates in an upward direction. In August, insurers in Canada had to pay out approximately $550 million for a hail storm that hit Calgary. In July and August, the province faced three separate severe storms, which each made insurance news with their multimillion dollar price tags for…

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