Sport Accident Insurance

Sport Accident Insurance – For Sports Associations

No matter how careful you are, sports related injuries are part of life as an athlete. Most athletes, or parents of athletes, are familiar with the drill- injury, ice, rest, physio. Injuries, and the resulting time on the side lines, can take its toll on players, coaches, teams and families. From a financial perspective, the frustrations can quickly turn to panic as the costs mount. Unfortunately, provincial health plans do not cover physio, and personal benefit plans can be quickly depleted. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to support your athletes in their recovery?

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third party liability

Third Party Liability Explained – Auto Insurance

Third Party Liability Coverage protects you if someone else is seriously injured or dies, or if their property is damaged, caused during the use of your vehicle. Your liability coverage will pay for accident benefits, medical costs, lawsuits and damages awarded to the injured party, but it will only pay up to the amount of coverage you have chosen. You can choose the amount of your liability coverage depending on what makes sense for your situation (...)

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Home Endorsements

Cover up: 5 Common Home Insurance Endorsements

Home insurance is designed to protect you and your family when you need it most — but all policies have limits and exclusions, and you may want to add extra coverage or endorsements to make sure you’ll always be protected. In the insurance world, an “endorsement” is a change to the coverage outlined in your insurance policy. It can add or remove coverage, and it overrules any wording in the policy itself. A “rider” (also known as a floater) is an endorsement (...)

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Common Auto Insurance Endorsements, and What They Mean

Auto insurance is designed to protect you and your vehicle when you need it most — but all policies have limits and exclusions, and you may want to add extra coverage to make sure you’ll always be protected. The province of Ontario mandates that you carry the minimum coverage, which includes third party liability coverage, statutory accident benefits coverage, direct compensation coverage, and uninsured automobile coverage. However, there are situations where you will want or will be required to have additional coverage, often in the form of endorsements. In the insurance world, an “endorsement” is a change to the coverage outlined in your insurance policy (...)

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Prepare your home for another cold winter [Infographic]

It's time to winterize your home! Whether you like it or not, winter is on its way and it will be here before you know it. To ensure you’re prepared for it, you need to take action now, not once we get our first snow storm. The temperature outside now is just right to get the garden and lawn ready for winter, put away your summer tools and get out your snow shovel and other cold weather tools. Winter in Ontario is a time when many of us hibernate from the cold. We enjoy warm fires, comforters, watch Netflix excessively, or just leave the country entirely in the pursuit of warmer climates (...)

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Special event insurance

What Insurance Do You Need to Organize A Sports Event?

Thinking of organizing your own sports event? It’s a great way to get everyone together, raise money for a charity or even have a bit of fun. If you're new to organizing events, or you don't do this on a full time basis, the world of insurance can be a little confusing. Accidents happen all the time, and sporting events are no exception. Whether you're hosting an event or you're participating in one, a lot could go wrong in a very short period of time. You may or may not be sued, however knowing you are protected from any frivolous or legitimate claims will certainly give you peace at mind (...)

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No-fault Insurance

What is “no-fault” Car Insurance?

If you think having “no-fault” car insurance coverage means you’ll never be considered “at fault” for an accident, you’re not alone — that’s a pretty common misconception. But in the insurance world, “no-fault” means something a little different. “No-fault insurance” is the term used to describe the car insurance system that’s in place primarily in Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI. The official name for this coverage is Direct Compensation Property Damage (...)

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Renovation Project

Is Your Home Renovation Covered By Your Insurance Policy?

Planning a renovation can be a fun and exciting time. Whether you’re re-modelling your existing space or preparing for an addition to your home, you’ll likely begin by browsing design magazines and blogs, visiting open houses and model homes, and pinning your favorite ideas to your Pinterest boards. But then there’s all that other serious stuff that needs to be done too, like planning your budget, finding the right contractors, and applying for the necessary permits (...)

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myDriving App FAQ

Intact’s myDriving Application – FAQ

Intact's myDriving discount has been around for quite some time monitoring your braking, acceleration, and what time your drive your vehicle. Previously this information was tracked via a plugin device that was installed into your vehicle, but as of recently this data can now be tracked through a cell phone application. The application allows you to view a road map of each trip you take, including any events (hard braking, rapid acceleration, driving during high risk periods), and see your potential savings (...)

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