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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

New Air Passenger Regulations for Canadian Travellers

A woman waiting for her flight, looking at her watch because it's delayed.

Flight rights for travellers now in place. Lost luggage. Flight delay. Getting bumped. Talk to any traveller and chances they’ve got a tale to tell about a travel experience that was anything but smooth. Some experiences, however, are more disruptive than others and the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has introduced regulations that aim to help ... Continue Reading

IBC Boss Slams Insurance Fraud

A man breaking into a vehicle on the driver's side at dusk.

Don Forgeron was the keynote speaker at this week’s Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting in Toronto. Forgeron, who is IBC’s president and CEO, outlined insurance fraud as a problem that affects everyone. In the closed event on June 24, Forgeron outlined his concerns about high insurance fraud in Canada and he asked ... Continue Reading

Intact Financial Provides Policyholders with...

A woman taking a photo of vehicle damage after a collision with her phone.

Canada's largest property and casualty (P&C) insurer, Intact Financial, is seeking to streamline the auto claims process by introducing photo estimating options in Ontario. By partnering with Snapsheet (which already powers a similar offering from Aviva), Intact now allows policyholders to submit photographic evidence of their loss via an easy to use app for an ... Continue Reading

10 Destinations Where You Can’t Beat the Eats

Let your inner-foodie guide you on where your travels take you next. For the love of food, book your flight, pack your bags and get ready to whet your appetite with Lonely Planet’s “definitive foodie bucket-list”. Unabashedly called, Ultimate Eats, the list is a smorgasbord of food experiences to suit every traveller’s taste. “Whether it's ... Continue Reading