Cyber Insurance Can Save Your Business

Recently, the University of Calgary was targeted by a serious cyberattack. Hackers locked down their systems and threatened to seize sensitive personal data and release it to the public unless a ransom was paid. In a sobering reminder of what can happen to virtually any enterprise or organization regardless of what you do to protect…

New Rules for Ride Sharers Announced: Auto Insurance Coverage Available for Alberta

The rise of ridesharing is changing the face of urban transportation in municipalities across the world. While it’s presented people with more options for getting around, it’s also created headaches for legislators and insurance companies. Ridesharing services aren’t regulated the way the taxi industry is, and from the very beginning, there have been questions about…

Save Gas and Vehicle Wear by Driving Green

“Green driving” can lead to major fuel savings and lower vehicle insurance rates, not to mention being better for the environment and safer overall. Cut Idle Time Environmental agencies cite idling as one of the most damaging practices drivers engage in. When your car’s ignition is on but you’re not moving, you are still emitting…

Dealing With Calgary Construction Zones Safely

They say there are two seasons in Canada: winter and “construction.” It’s virtually impossible to avoid road projects during the summer, and it’s the law in Alberta that motorists be extra cautious when driving approaching a construction zone. Alberta, like most other Canadian provinces, has introduced a system of increased fines to deter motorists from moving…

Home Insurance Rates to Rise Again in Alberta

Experts are predicting that the Fort McMurray wildfire will be the costliest disaster in Canadian history from an insurance perspective. According to the Financial Post, the final insurance bill could be as high as $6 billion. Even the most conservative estimates place the total damages at $2 billion, which tops the catastrophic Alberta floods of June, 2013. …