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Ontario Insurance News Roundup for March 17, 2020

Here are some of the Ontario insurance news stories from the past week.Ontario Insurance News Roundup for March 17, 2020 The Ontario Insurance News Roundup for the past week looks at COVID-19, flood prevention, taxi insurance, and first-time homebuyers. Ontario...

Ontario Insurance News Roundup for March 3, 2020

Here are some of the Ontario insurance news stories from the past week.Ontario Insurance News Roundup for March 3, 2020 The Ontario Insurance News Roundup for the past week looks at changes to Ontario's out-of-country health insurance coverage, mortgage stress tests,...

OHIP out-of-country coverage cancelled

Ontario residents have lost most of their out-of-country coverage through the Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP).Ontario cancels out-of-country coverage Effective January 1, 2020, Ontario residents have lost most of their out-of-country coverage through the...
Insurance Tips for Renting a Cottage

Insurance Tips for Renting a Cottage

Cottage ownership is not for everyone. The costs of owning and maintaining a seasonal property may outweigh the small amount of time you may be able to actually enjoy the property. Here are some tips to assist you before you rent a cottage. Rent a cottage from a...

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Insurance issues with knob and tube wiring

Insurance issues with knob and tube wiring

Knob and tube wiring was in common use until the 1950s and consists of two wires (black/hot and white/neutral), separated by ceramic knobs and ceramic tubes. Insurers consider knob and tube wiring to be higher risk than other types of electrical installations because...

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Insurance issues with oil tanks

Insurance issues with oil tanks

Many homes across Canada use oil tanks as a source of heat, although oil tanks are more common in Eastern Canada. Oil tanks can be installed above ground or below ground. Oil tanks can rust, deteriorate, and leak oil resulting in an environmental cleanup that can...

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Insurance issues with 60 amp service

Insurance issues with 60 amp service

60 amp service was typically installed in homes prior to the 1960s and is characterized by a fuse box as opposed to the breakers that you will find with 100 amp service. 60 amp service can handle an average number of lights and receptacles. Problems occur as a result...

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