24 May

Common mistakes yoga instructors make when purchasing insurance

Purchasing insurance is a critical part of any business planning, including yoga instructors. You should be able to teach your class with peace of mind, knowing that if anything unforeseen happens, your business and reputation are not at risk.

16 May

Behind the boardroom doors - Directors and officers claims examples

In the recent past, a multitude of Canadian directors and officers have been sued. Although the news media typically only cover the larger suits, all segments of Canadian business have instances of claims, and smaller privately held corporations are no exception.

10 May

Why cyber criminals target small and medium sized businesses

The news is peppered with stories about cyberattacks on large corporations and even large municipalities like Atlanta. These stories make it clear that although the digital age has made it easier than ever to transact business, it also comes with a new set of threats that businesses should prepare for.

02 May

Your guide to fishing lodge insurance

Canada is world-renowned for its fishing lodges. Set in spectacular locations which span British Columbia in the west to Newfoundland & Labrador in the east, fishing lodges are part of the Canadian outdoors experience, providing some of the most breathtaking and awe inspiring places to fish in the whole of the world. Some are luxurious and cater events from weddings to corporate functions. Others are small pioneering cabins nestled away in the heart of our country.

18 Apr

How to become a commercial UAV pilot

So you want to turn your drone hobby into a business. Great! Here's what you need to know to get started.

Commercial operation is defined as “any payment, consideration, gratuity or benefit, directly or indirectly charged, demanded, received or collected by any person for the use of an aircraft.” In other words, using your drone to make money.

12 Apr

Crime Insurance - Protecting you from criminal acts and behaviour

Crime is everywhere. From petty street crime to multi million dollar fraud, it can take many different forms. There are many ways businesses can suffer from crime – from an employee who has their hand in the cash register to an embezzling accountant. Your organization, whether a corporation or a nonprofit, can also be vulnerable to crimes like robbery and burglary. Crime is one of the biggest ways companies and corporations can lose money and assets.

05 Apr

Mining and mineral exploration risk management checklist

Mining and mineral exploration companies face unique risks. We've compiled a basic risk management checklist so you can see how your organization stacks up.
28 Mar

How Canada was introduced to overland flood insurance

 

In June 2013, Calgary experienced the worst flood in Alberta’s history. The total cost was over $5 billion dollars in property damage, giving it the dubious distinction of being the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history.

19 Mar

Believe it or not, Japan has a drone museum

Drones may be a relatively recent phenomenon, but that hasn’t stopped Skyasky Inc., a drone flight school, from opening the country’s first drone museum in Osaka, Japan.

12 Mar

Cyber liability claims examples - Why your business needs coverage

 When you hear about cyber attacks and "data breaches, many people think of a rogue hacker infiltrating a computer system to steal people's information.

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