Staying Safe on the Water: Tips to Avoid Boating Accidents

June 2, 2021
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It is that time of year that we all look forward to and, this year, probably more than ever, after restricted activity during the pandemic. Thankfully it has started off to be a gloriously sunny summer and as we make our way through Ottawa, we see its residents soaking up and enjoying the outdoors as… Read more »

COVID-19 and the future of travel insurance: what to consider before booking your next trip

August 11, 2020
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On March 13, 2020, the Government of Canada imposed a global travel advisory on all non-essential travel abroad to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. While international and inter-provincial borders closed almost immediately, lockdown restrictions are now beginning to ease and some of these borders are opening. Canadians can now travel to Quebec, Ontario,… Read more »

COVID-19 Has Delayed My Surgery – What Now?

May 13, 2020
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To prepare and respond to COVID-19, hospitals are pushing back elective surgeries. Pre-COVID-19, the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa did 30-40 elective surgeries every day. Now, the hospital does 2-5 elective surgeries. Many people, especially cancer patients, are worried about how these delays will affect their health. What is an elective surgery? An elective surgery… Read more »

6 Steps To Follow After A Motor Vehicle Accident

September 10, 2019
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Motor vehicle accidents can be stressful and sometimes traumatic events. You will likely be shaken or in shock, and possibly injured. They can occur so quickly, you may not fully understand what actually happened, or even the extent of your injuries. You may wonder: what do I do now? Here is a list of 6 steps you should follow if you are involved in an car accident.