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Federal and Provincial Programs to Support Canadians and Ontarians Deal With COVID-19
Federal and Provincial Programs to Support Canadians and Ontarians Deal With COVID-19
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant, and decisive action to help Canadians. Here's a list of new programs available as of April 1, 2020.
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Ontario's Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2020
Ontario's Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2020
The Ontario fiscal plan devotes significant resources to dealing with the virus with both short and long-term financial outlooks on significant areas of government spending, including a $3.3 billion increase in funding to various healthcare projects.
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What Employers Should Know About COVID-19
What Employers Should Know About COVID-19
COVID-19 is a serious concern for Canadian employers, who potentially face severe business interruptions should an outbreak occur at their organization. Employers are highly advised to prepare continuity plans to manage a potential outbreak while taking the following Canadian laws into consideration at every stage.
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Social Media Security: 5 Risks to Your Business
Social Media Security: 5 Risks to Your Business
Social media can help organizations engage with customers and expand their reach, but using it comes with potential risks.
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Risk Management Tips for Residential Property Management Companies
Risk Management Tips for Residential Property Management Companies
Managing a property—whether it be an apartment, condominium or similar dwelling—can be a challenge, particularly from a risk management standpoint.
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Tips to Manage Winter Weather Risks in the Workplace
Tips to Manage Winter Weather Risks in the Workplace
Ontario winter weather means higher risks for businesses. Learn some tips to control your workplace's winter weather risks
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The Dangers of Distracted Driving [National Safe Driving Week]
The Dangers of Distracted Driving [National Safe Driving Week]
Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of collisions in Ontario and for National Safe Driving Week, we encourage all drivers to brush up on safe driving techniques.
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Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Vacant property insurance can help protect your vacant real estate, but here are more ways to help limit your risk and liability.
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Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Simpy put, a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy casts a wide net of protection for you and your business by covering various liabilities.
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14 Ways to Promote an Active Lifestyle in the Workplace
14 Ways to Promote an Active Lifestyle in the Workplace
It's no secret that having healthy employees are important to a successful company so it's critical employers provide employees opportunities in the workplace to promote active lifestyles.
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Ontario Approves the Use of Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance [Digital Pink Cards]
Ontario Approves the Use of Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance [Digital Pink Cards]
Drivers in Ontario will now be able to provide electronic proof of auto insurance via a mobile device thanks to approval from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA), which occurred on Sept. 5, 2019.
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The Insurance Pricing Cycle
The Insurance Pricing Cycle
Learn about the insurance pricing cycle and the risk management strategies to use to secure the best possible price, whatever market conditions prevail.
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