3 Different Uses for Visitors to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

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Medical insurance for visitors to Canada is an important investment.

Heathrow's Near-Strike: How Airport Strikes Affect Your Holiday

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Travellers to London's Heathrow airport narrowly avoided a significant disruption at the start of August: A one-day strike was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday the 6th. At the last minute, Unite, the union representing the more than 2,500 engineers, firefighters, security guards, and other airport workers called off the action. Would You Have ... Continue Reading

Why You Need a Home Inventory for Insurance

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Insurance may seem like a set-it-and-forget-it scenario. Once you purchase home insurance, you don't have to worry about it until time comes to make a claim, right? That's true in some respects, but one important part of taking care of your home is keeping an up-to-date inventory of your belongings. That streamlines the claim process ... Continue Reading

Will Insurance Cover Property Damage from a Wildfire If You're Travelling?

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This spring and summer have left a lot of Canadians worried about property damage from recent floods and forest fires. Alberta had fires and there was massive flooding in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. It's enough to make you want to escape it all and go on a vacation, but if you're travelling, you might ... Continue Reading

California Earthquakes: What to Do If You're In An Earthquake

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Two large earthquakes struck parts of Southern California in July over a two-day time span. On Thursday, July 4, 2019, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit followed by a larger magnitude 7.1 earthquake the following day near the centre of Ridgecrest. Several fires broke out in the northeast section of Ridgecrest and there have been hundreds ... Continue Reading