Small Business: The Backbone of the Canadian Economy

As we celebrate Small Business Month in Canada, it’s important to understand the impact entrepreneurs and their small businesses have on our economy. According to Statistics Canada, there are 1,167,978 registered businesses in Canada (as of December 2015). Small businesses (1-99 employees) m…

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5 Ways to Increase your Credit Score & Help you get Insurance Discounts

In the insurance industry, a “good credit discount” is the biggest discount you can get from an insurance company. A credit score of 650 and above can save you 20-40% on your home & auto insurance policies. Regardless of your claims or tickets history, insurers are most interested in having cli…

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Albertan's Security Takes Back Seat to Minister Ceci's Political Gamesmanship

By: Lance Miller, CEO of SurexDirect.com Minister Joseph Ceci has decided to take the driver’s seat on Alberta auto insurance, ignoring all the experts of the industry and creating a perilous environment for Albertans. The insurance industry has been actively lobbying the government for the f…

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BC Overtakes Ontario With Canada's Highest Auto Insurance Premiums

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has stated that British Columbia has overtaken Ontario as Canada’s highest payers of auto insurance. Citing 2017 data from the General Insurance Statistical Agency (GISA), IBC said that BC’s average annual car insurance rate of $1680 eclipsed Ontario’s averag…

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British Columbia: Temperature & Fire Bans Soaring in July

As temperatures soar past 30C throughout most of the province, so too does the likelihood of severe wildfires in British Columbia. According to The Weather Network, there are currently no ‘’fires of note’’ burning in Canada’s western-most province. That said, fires are increasing throughout …

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