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CMHC Changes Its Mortgage Insurance Product Offering

Apr 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Buying a House, Insurance, Mortgage, News


OTTAWA, April 25, 2014 – As part of the review of its mortgage loan insurance business, CMHC is discontinuing its Second Home and Self-Employed Without 3rd Party Income Validation mortgage insurance products effective May 30, 2014. Self-employed Canadians can still qualify for CMHC insured financing through CMHC homeowner products with a validation of their income […]

Improving Access to Routine Health Procedures: Ontario Establishing Non-Profit Community-Based Specialty Clinics

Jan 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Health, Insurance, News


Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: Ontario is increasing access to routine health procedures by establishing non-profit community-based specialty clinics in communities across the province. These specialty clinics will provide OHIP- insured services, starting with cataract and colonoscopy procedures. Other procedures will be considered for this new model of care, including dialysis, out-patient orthopaedic and […]

Health Insurance in Ontario – Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

May 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Insurance

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Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded health care system, which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by private entities. It is guided by the provisions of the Canada Health Act of 1984. The government assures the quality of care through federal standards. Health is […]

Employment Insurance Special Benefits for Self-Employed People

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Insurance


  Good news! Service Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, is pleased to be able to offer Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits to self-employed people. Until recently, only employees – those who work for others – who qualified for benefits through the Employment Insurance program could receive financial support when they got sick, […]

Insurance for Ontario Residents and Ontario Businesses

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Insurance

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“Better worry than sorry” Yes, that’s right! You better take precautions because if you do not, you may regret it. Insurance is defined as the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another, in exchange for payment. Any risk that can be quantified can potentially be insured. Specific kinds of […]