Aviva Canada Adds Earthquake Coverage to BC Home Policies for Free

In an effort to more fully meet their customers' needs, Aviva Canada will include earthquake coverage in all British Columbia homeowner, condominium and tenant insurance policies – at no additional cost – to new and current customers (on renewal). Aviva is now one of only three insurers to o…

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Empowering Consumers: Digital Age Alters Insurance Landscape

Have you ever made an expensive purchase and had a concern whether you’re getting the best price available to you?! It could be a purchase like a vehicle, sporting equipment, an instrument or a tool. What about home and auto insurance?! How can you know you’re getting the best price availabl…

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Alberta Significantly Increases Penalties for Impaired Driving

Beginning April 9th, all criminally impaired drivers (drivers with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or over, drivers impaired by drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs) in Alberta will receive a 90-day license suspension, which will be followed up by mandatory inclusion in a one-year igni…

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Uber Driverless Car Involved in Fatal Arizona Crash

Uber Technologies Inc. has stopped autonomous vehicle testing after one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. Elaine Herzberg, a 49-year-old woman, was crossing a road outside of a crosswalk when the autonomous Uber vehicle, under the supervisor of a human safety driv…

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SGI: Canadian Insurers Brace for Spring Flood Claims

With many cities and provinces across Canada getting hit with record snowfall amounts this winter, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) Canada has warned homeowners of flood risk associated with rapid snowmelt. Melting snow and ice is a major threat for homeowners. Significant water damag…

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