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By: Justin Leung on August 25, 2012

The federal government enacted new legislative laws for banking procedures back in March to restrict the mingling of Canada’s banking side and the banks’ insurance side. These new rules were put in place after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty asked the banks 4 years ago to “stop doing insurance on bank websites,” a call that was by all accounts ignored.

By: Gary Parkinson on August 21, 2012

Criminals can be very crafty in breaking into a car, a home, anything of value; so that insurance coverage is becoming more and more necessary. There are many tools criminals can use both deliberate tools commonly thought to use in robberies, and ones no one would ever suspect.

By: Cliff Ritter on August 19, 2012

This summer has seen plenty more of its fair share of violent thunderstorms with powerful lightning, walls of water, and even large pelts of hail. Much of this weather has been credited with the destruction of trees, power lines, houses, and cars across the country and insurance companies are not happy with the rising claims.

By: Justin Leung on August 17, 2012

Driving along down the highway you think your car is built pretty solid and capable of protecting you in the worst case of an accident. Well think again.

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By: Gary Parkinson on August 14, 2012

Globalization has made the entire world one big competition in all areas of business from productivity to service. In the retail industry, it is now a necessity to be the best service provider not only on the home front but internationally as well. Hours spent at work are increasing for Canadians across the board and time for shopping is becoming less available for the average citizen, not to mention times are still tough on the wallet.

By: Daniel Rattanamahattana on August 11, 2012

All throughout the summer it seemed every other day there was news Canada’s housing market was doing fine followed by a report the next day warning of a bubble that was about to burst; back and forth over and over again, it has left Canadians looking to buy and sell completely confused about what is actually going on. Finally though it appears numbers have been calculated that now will provide some actual clarity on where things are going from here.

By: Cliff Ritter on August 9, 2012

It isn’t often that the government does something useful for the average Canadian family but as is so often in this world, surprises are everywhere.  At a Vancouver elementary school on August 7, Prime Minister Harper announced a change to the Employment Insurance system allowing parents of sick children to have access to special benefit coverage during health care treatments.  According to government research, this change is expected to affect up to 6000 families every year.

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