OTTAWA — As tensions heat up over federal cuts to refugee health coverage, the Canadian Medical Association Journal has weighed in with a scathing editorial that calls them “medically irrational” and “economically irresponsible.” Published earlier this month, deputy editor Dr. […]
One thing climate change will probably bring you is higher insurance premiums. Last year Canadian insurers forked over $3.2-billion in payouts, a record. For the first time, flooding-related claims exceeded fire losses.
Calgary flooding losses hit $1.7-billion. Toronto’s flooding set an Ontario record of $940-million.
Insurance companies aren’t in the business of paying out more than they’re collecting in premiums so watch for rates to increase.
WASHINGTON — If anything exposes the callous and destructive side of American politics, it’s Obamacare. Since it was voted into law by a Democrat-controlled congress in 2010, Republicans have waged a total war on the Affordable Healthcare Act as they […]
Back in February, President Obama signed an executive order aimed at beefing up cybersecurity measures and established a 240 day deadline for the administration to hammer out the details. Today, the White House took to its blog to put forth a rath…
While dirty energy continues to rake in record profits, the rest of us are going to be paying a higher and higher price for our governments’ inaction on climate change. Up here in Canada recently we’ve had the worst flooding on record in both Calgary and Toronto. And in Colorado the Black Forest wildfire has […]
Some homeowners in the Elbow Park neighbourhood are banding together to name and shame insurance companies that rejected their claims
Courtesy of Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I recently switched car and home insurance companies and put them under the same company (for a discount). On the surface, it was a good deal, I saved over $600/yr on car insurance and the home i…