COVID-19: Information for our clients

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 21, 2020

Insurers, snow removal contractors, and commercial property owners in Ontario received some good news from the provincial government this month, ahead of the heavy snow fall season. A section of Bill 118 , called the "Occupiers’ Liability Act”, will now limit claimants from taking legal action to recover personal injury damages caused by snow or ice (e.g. a slip and fall injury), unless they provide notice of the intent to sue within 60 days of the incident. This is a...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 11, 2020

Every year the Insurance Bureau of Canada releases the list of the most stolen vehicles across the country. There’s a clear trend in 2020 as eight of the top 10 vehicles on the list are SUVs while the other two are pickup trucks. According to the IBC , auto theft costs Canadians more than $1 Billion every year and on average a vehicle is stolen every six minutes. This is more than just an insurance problem as the ripple effects trickle down to police, the court system,...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 2, 2020

There are many types of fraud schemes, with new ones invented every day!  The holiday season typically brings with it an increase in purchases and financial transactions, which provides a great opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of unsuspecting victims.  This year, with the impact of COVID-19, there is an even greater focus on online shopping, meaning that financial information (such as credit card information) is frequently being transmitted electronically to...

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