Adding a Child to Your Auto Policy: 3 Things to Know

The best part about having kids is anxiously anticipating the day they can drive a vehicle all on their own, with a car-full of their friends. OK, that might not be true. What is true is that excited new driver of yours is going to need some car insurance for their latest ticket to freedom. …

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Despite Government Promise, Ontario Car Insurance Rates Increase Again

When elected in 2013, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promised her Liberal government would reduce car insurance premiums by an average of 15% by August 2015. Nearly two years past the deadline, car insurance premiums are still increasing in The Heartland Province. According to the Fin…

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Severe Weather Disasters Becoming Commonplace in Western Canada

As unrelenting wildfires in British Columbia continue to burn, you can add the latest rendition of the BC wildfires to the list of recent disasters caused by weather in Western Canada. From the Calgary/High River flood of 2013 to the Fort McMurray fire of 2016 to the latest devastating wildf…

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Bundling Home & Auto Insurance: The Surex Direct Advantage

Most people are aware discounts are available when bundling their home and auto policies. You can save money bundling your policies through the same insurance provider, but this won’t always save you the most amount of money. Why?! The insurer you went with might be saving you a lot on you…

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State of Emergency Declared in British Columbia

As wildfires throughout British Columbia, specifically in the interior regions, continue to burn out of control, the BC provincial government has declared a state of emergency. ‘’Our first priority during this period of extreme wildfire activity in the interior has been to ensure the safety …

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Ontario's Foreign Buyer Tax Causes Few Ripples on Soaring Home Prices

In an effort to pump the brakes on soaring home ownership costs, the Government of Ontario recently introduced a Foreign Buyer Tax, which has done little to curb rising home costs in the Greater Toronto Area. A CTV News report, citing government data, showed the 15% tax imposed on foreign bu…

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