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Sheds, Barns, and Firepits: How Outbuildings and Backyard Decor Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance generally covers your house and all other buildings on your property. This includes your kids’ playhouse, the garden shed, your detached garage, and even landscaping features like the firepit area, decorative trees, and the garden. Don’t wait until you have to deal with damaged property to read and understand your homeowner’s insurance policy, though. Understand your policy You may have an all-risk or named peril homeowners insurance policy. It’s

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Floods : almost 3,000 homes submerged

by Frédérique De Simone 23 April 2019 13:30 Photo : Unsplash In Quebec, who says spring says flood, and this season is no exception. Already, nearly 3,000 homes have been submerged by water since the beginning of the month of April. The spring freshet will reach its climax in the coming hours, according to the spokesperson for the national Security, civil, Eric Houde, who was interviewed by Radio-Canada. While most water levels are down and that many of the disaster victims are at the time of the balance sheets, some…

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The Canada revenue Agency warns businesses

by Writing 23 April 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik TheCanada revenue Agency (CRA) is asking Canadians to pay attention to tax schemes fraud involving accounts management-health. The ARC said to have noticed that many companies require ” undue deductions related to accounts management-health while some are against the Law of income tax. Some taxpayers will reflect deductions for a important or tax-free income, says the agency. An interesting way to provide medical care Accounts management-health are health insurance plans self-directed and established by employers for their employees residing in Canada….

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Quebecers are afraid to invest in themselves

by Writing April 23, 2019 09:30 Photo : Freepik A little more than one in ten Quebecers (12 %) is currently self-directed investor, and 7 % feel comfortable to invest by themselves, reveals a survey conducted by direct investing TD. However, half would like to invest online themselves, according to TD. More importantly, the results reveal that a third of Quebecers polled say they do not understand the basic principles of investments. “[…] Many Quebecers feel a high anxiety level when it is a question of investment ; they argue…

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Insurance sales through the Internet : the Authority to specify certain aspects

by Andrea Lubeck 22 April 2019 13:30 Frédéric Pérodeau Thefinancial markets Authority has held to clarify several provisions that are the subject of issues of the share of industry in the context of a speech by Frédéric Pérodeau pronounced last week at the Day insurance 2019. While the entry into force of the regulation of insurance sales via the Internet, scheduled for June 13, arrived quickly, the financial markets Authority has not yet published a final version of the regulations, stating the provisions of the act 141. The superintendent with…

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Why You Should Keep Insurance on the House You’re Selling

You’ve decided to sell your home and set out on the path to more living space, a shorter commute— and hopefully— the figurative and literal greener pastures. Depending on what stage of the sales process you’re at, it’s vital to your financial and mental well-being to understand and cut through as much of the red tape as possible. There will be contracts to sign and disclosures to complete, and with any luck, you’ll find a buyer and the sale will go off without a

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Four arrests for false claims

by Charles Mathieu 22 April 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik Following an 18-month investigation in partnership with the insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has made four arrests in the Montreal area in connection with a scheme of false claims. The project PACTOLUS was attended by the investigations Department on economic crimes (SECE) of the SQ, and the TRAY. Fraudulent claims relate to road traffic collisions simulated. In fact, according to the SQ, the vehicle owners have is dealing with a mechanic or a tug in…

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Desjardins will train 500 investment advisors responsible

by Alain Thériault 22 April, 2019 09:30 The Desjardins group has recently signed a partnership with theAssociation for responsible investment (AIR) in which the co-operative is committed to ensuring that 500 of its representatives following the programme Specialist responsible investment, launched by AIR in 2016. “We are very proud of this partnership with the AIR which allows us to make available to the consultants and employees all the necessary resources so that they can increase their knowledge in the field of responsible investment, said Sebastien Valley, senior director of development…

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Is the Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire Covered by Insurance?

Devastating fire to Paris’ iconic landmark has many asking: Who will pay for the repairs? The fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral is out and plans are already underway for repairing the damages caused and rebuilding what was lost. The costs are expected to be enormous and will take years to complete. Currently, there’s 1 billion euros donated to help with the reconstruction. As significant as these donations are, however, it likely represents just a small portion of what the total

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Artificial Intelligence : an insurer enters into an agreement

by Writing 18 April 2019 13:30 Gore Mutual Insurance Company has partnered with the software company Element HAVE to integrate the program Underwriting Partner, using the learning machine and artificial intelligence, to its underwriting department. The software has been created from the “proprietary data at Gore Mutual,” and will allow the insurer to expedite and facilitate the underwriting process ” for decisions which are fair and informed “, says Element AI. It has been designed to integrate with the system of subscription of Gore Mutual and is based on a…

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