Extension Granted for Fort McMurray Wildfire Insurance Claims

Alberta Finance Minister, Joe Ceci, confirmed that all Fort McMurray insurance policyholders will be given an additional year to file their wildfire claims. ‘’There has been some confusion regarding the extension of insurance claims for residents affected by the Wood Buffalo wildfire,’’ Ceci sai…

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Distracted Driving Claims Steadily Increasing in Canada

Based on its claims data between 2016 and 2018, Aviva Canada stated distracted driving claims have increased in Canada by 23% in the past two years. Increases in penalties and fines haven’t been a strong enough deterrent to convince Canadians to put down their phone when they drive. ‘’Despite i…

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New Brunswick Flood: Water Levels Expected to Peak This Week

A Global New Brunswick news report, today, stated the worst flood in decades to hit the maritime province should reach peak levels as early as Tuesday, although it will take a number of days for the water to begin to recede. Ravaged with flooding that is rivaling – if not surpassing (in some are…

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CI Top Broker Feature: Surex Direct Spearheads AI & Machine Learning Charge

MAGRATH, AB – Surex Direct, Canada’s fastest growing online insurance brokerage, continues to propel the artificial intelligence and machine learning movement – from a broker’s perspective – as evident by our latest feature in CI Top Broker magazine. Already incorporating AI to automate and optimi…

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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 offer…

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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 available to…

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