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

A crack in the road due to an earthquake.

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

Here We Go Again: Ontario Car Insurance Rates Continue to Increase

A line of cars in morning rush hour traffic.

According to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), car insurance rates for many of the province’s drivers will be going up at renewal on average 1.99 percent. When it comes time to renew your policy, chances are good you’ll be paying more for your Ontario auto insurance. The auto insurance rate changes approved by ... Continue Reading

New Baby on the Way?...

A couple lying on the couch looking at a table. She's pregnant.

Are you expecting a new baby? Congratulations! You'll soon be starting the job of a lifetime. You're probably more focused on furnishing their room than insurance, but a new family member means it's time for a new look at your life insurance and disability or critical illness policies. Life Insurance Policy At a minimum, contact ... Continue Reading

Sure, You Can Borrow My Car...But Are You Insured?

A man handing over the keys to his car to his smiling female friend.

Picture this scenario: your friend asks if they can borrow your car to drive up the road to get some food. But what if your friend were to get into an accident on the way? Do you know if your auto insurance will cover an accident? What if your friend doesn't have insurance? Chances are ... Continue Reading

How Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion...

After events that cause high levels of insured damage, the IBC's Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP) connects insureds with their insurance companies to facilitate the claims process.