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Home maintenance: Spring/Summer edition

The good thing about home maintenance this time of year is that you actually get to do most of it while enjoying the sun! We put together a checklist to help ...

Flooding: how to contain the damage

To help prevent damage caused by flooding, here are some tips that you can easily implement on your own—or with the help of a specialist.

Here’s why you should download the Intact Insurance App

You’ve just had water damage or a fender bender. Finding your proof of insurance or broker’s phone number shouldn’t be an added ordeal. To make managing these ...

Thoughts

How technology is having an impact on your car insurance

We won’t bore you by explaining how technology has completely transformed every facet of our daily lives, but we will say that it has had surprising effects on ...

Why oversharing on social media might be overrated

Sharing a photo of your engagement ring or honeymoon is tempting, but perhaps unwise.

Having a smart home is just plain smart

The home of the future is no longer a dream. Today, there are countless products on the market with wireless capabilities, allowing you to control the ...

Five trends affecting insurance for entrepreneurs

In this time of non-stop technological change and new business models, both insurers and entrepreneurs need to stay on top of trends if businesses are to be ...

Stories

Strøm Spa: when your dreams go up in smoke

It was a rude awakening for Guillaume Lemoine and Serge Beauchemin on the morning of December 26, 2016—the height of the holiday season. A major blaze had ...

How I became an entrepreneur

Serge Beauchemin’s life as an entrepreneur officially began in 1987. He had just quit his job as a salesman at a distributor of computer equipment, slamming ...

Dreaming: the key to business success

Although today he’s a seasoned businessman, Serge Beauchemin has never stopped dreaming. As a mentor and investor, he now hopes to see a new generation of ...

From wrestler to landscaper

As a boy, Paul Rossetti dreamed of becoming a professional wrestler. He never imagined that he would one day find happiness running his own landscaping ...

How-to

Watch out for snow accumulation on your roof

As magical as it looks, a thick layer of snow on your roof can have heavy consequences. Here are some tips to help you get through winter without worrying that ...

Protecting your commercial property from the growing threat ...

In the event of a flood, an emergency plan and the right equipment could save you money, and maybe even save lives.

Is your clients' personal data protected?

If you’re a business owner, it’s your job to keep sensitive personal information about customers, clients and employees safe.

How to prevent and be prepared for a house fire

Learn the common preventable causes of housefires, and teach your family how to stay safe in an emergency.

Answers

Do I need additional insurance for my valuables?

Valuable belongings like expensive jewellery may not be sufficiently covered by your property insurance.

Car

New drivers: everything you need to know before you hit the ...

Your driver’s licence is a ticket to freedom, but it comes with serious responsibility. Here’s what you should know about driving and insurance.

Roommates and insurance: what you need to know

Whether apartment-sharing is a lifestyle choice or a stopgap, living with roommates is an excellent way to share household expenses and responsibilities, ...

Does your home insurance cover your home-based business?

Even when we dream big, we often have to start small. Many major companies had humble beginnings. For instance, when Steve Jobs founded Apple, he set up ...