There could be such a thing as too much growth for Canadian life insurers – at least in wealth management – but right now, it’s good news that the businesses are boomin
Conducting a thorough inventory of your valuables is a critical step in ensuring they’re insured. Here are some helpful tips for making sure you’re covered.
The communications provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014. Generally speaking, CASL prohibits a person from sending a “commercial electronic message” without the consent of the recipient.
Owners of the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway meet the provincial requirement for third-party liability insurance coverage, but local observers are concerned it may not be enough in the event of an accident the size of the one last year in Lac-Megantic, Que. A Nova Scotia business owner with extensive experience in the […]
On average, 120 people are injured in 83 crashes on Halloween night in B.C. every year.* With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, drivers, trick-or-treaters and grown-up ghosts need to take extra precautions on the roads. Crashes involving pedestrians peak on Fridays, occurring most often between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., the same time […]
Any confusion over what to buy or how to use a product can end up being costly, but when it comes to insurance, misunderstandings can end up costing thousands of dollars. We set out to find the worst sources of confusion, based on 10 common insurance myths. Insure.com asked 2,000 adults whether 10 statements were […]
What if you’re sucked up from the chest by a beam of light in the middle of the night? Or what if you’re attacked by a ghost? Or what if you’re entrusted to carry and raise the next Son of God? Hey, it could happen, and insurance companies are there to make sure you’re covered.
However it seems that they are not buying enough of units in a new structured product, the Global Insurance Dividend Fund.
It has recently come to the attention of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) that mortgage brokers or agents advertising on Kijiji have received unauthorized e-mail responses purported to be from FSCO. Here is an example of the type of communications mortgage brokers or agents have received via Kijiji: From: Financial Services Commission of […]
Many people wonder if they should buy dental insurance in retirement. For those with discipline, the answer for many may be no.
Three new leaves of absence are effective on October 29, 2014 under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000
Miller Thomson LLP Zeinab Yousif On October 29, 2014, the Ontario Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014, Bill 21, comes into force. Bill 21 introduces three new leaves to Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “Act”): (1) Family Caregiver Leave, (2) Critically Ill Child Care Leave, and (3) Crime-Related Child Death or Disappearance Leave. Family Caregiver Leave […]
MetroZen (Canada) Inc., Zen Mortgage Corp., Ralph Idema & Cathy Yan are not licensed to do mortgage brokering business in Ontario
The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is warning consumers that mortgage brokerage Zen Mortgage Corp. is not licensed to do mortgage brokering business in Ontario. MetroZen (Canada), a real estate development company that works alongside Zen Mortgage Corp., is not licensed to solicit mortgage business. Additionally, the following individuals are not licensed with FSCO: […]
What can be done about it—and are employees and employers ready to step in to make the necessary changes? Do businesses and the corporate world shoulder any responsibility for men becoming overweight from eating the wrong foods and getting insufficient exercise?