Insurance Blog

November 17, 2022

Construction inflation and your property insurance

2022 started off with lots of media attention on the rising costs of construction. Building cost inflation has been unprecedented, with construction costs coming in between 25-30 per cent higher than they were in 2020. And […]
January 13, 2022

Top 10 Things to Know About DCPD

On January 1, 2022, Alberta adopted a Direct Compensation for Property Damage (DCPD) system – which simplifies auto insurance claims following collisions. It’s a fairer system for everyone. Owners of less expensive cars that cost less […]
May 19, 2021

The commercial insurance market outlook

The effects of COVID-19 continue to be felt in many different areas – and the insurance industry is no different. As commercial accounts come up for renewal, many are either seeing their rates increase or are […]
July 3, 2020

What’s a client portal and why should you care?

A client portal is a secure, password protected area of a website that allows users to access their personal information online. You can find client portals on websites for many banks, wealth managers, condo associations, and […]
May 26, 2020

Insurance in the “new” normal – post COVID 19

As daily briefings of new cases of COVID shift to daily updates on what businesses are now back open to the public, it’s a good time to think about what’s happened over the last 3 months. […]
March 19, 2020

COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance

These are crazy times. Social distancing. Isolation. Businesses closing to the public.  Scrambling to find a way to stay relevant and not just disappear. We closed our doors to the public last Friday – only 4 […]
March 9, 2020

Does your business have a pandemic response plan for COVID-19?

In the coming weeks and months, more and more businesses may be faced with figuring out how to deal if/when an employee (or employees) need to be quarantined. We decided to share our response plan here […]
August 6, 2019

Can you spot the hacker?

Hackers are not always faceless strangers from the internet. Recently a client came to us after they were targeted in a cybersecurity attack. Their data was breached – including sensitive government data they’d collected from their […]
August 6, 2019

Commercial Auto Insurance: Should you be increasing your coverage?

Every business that uses autos needs to have commercial automobile liability insurance. It is the coverage that protects your business against third-party claims that arise out of auto accidents. Most businesses we work with currently carry […]