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Welcome to Humberview Insurance’s News section. This is our blog where we share information, news and advice as it may relate to insurance, business and landlords. We are an insurance brokerage with headquarters in Toronto, Canada. We provide car insurancehome insurancelandlord insurance and business insurance across Ontario, Canada.

Some of our information may be directly related to insurance and others general information regarding broader topics. Our goal is to give you information and we hope that you share it or join in on the conversation in the comments section below.

That being said, we must expressly state that this is for general information only and is meant for you, our reader to be thought provoking. We will not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information because before making any decisions regarding insurance or any other matters it is best to speak with a licensed individual as every situation is unique and information should not be relied upon as specific to your situation. We wish you all the best and hope to hear from you, thank you.

  • Ignition Interlock Ontario

    Ignition Interlock Ontario

    About the Ontario Ignition Interlock Program The Ontario Ignition Interlock Program is mandatory for individuals who either have a conviction for impaired driving under the Canadian Criminal Code, or have incurred three or more impaired driving administrative suspensions within 10 years. After reinstating your license, installing an ignition interlock device in your vehicle is required…

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  • Electrifying the Roads: Canada’s iZEV Program

    Electrifying the Roads: Canada’s iZEV Program

    Understanding the Push Towards Electric Vehicles Across the country, we see a large-scale adoption of electric vehicles that not only reduce carbon emissions but also help save money in the long term. Owners of these vehicles can now save hundreds of dollars in fuel prices and car maintenance, while also potentially benefiting from lower electric…

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  • Car Theft Prevention: Ideas for Ontario Drivers

    Car Theft Prevention: Ideas for Ontario Drivers

    With the increasing number of car thefts in Ontario, we’ve compiled 8 essential considerations for drivers in the Province. Dive into our article, see what ideas there are to prevent car thefts as well as protecting your personal information, find out how car theft claims can impact your car insurance and look for the Youtube…

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  • Smooth Transitions: Navigating Car Insurance in Ontario When Moving from Another Province

    Smooth Transitions: Navigating Car Insurance in Ontario When Moving from Another Province

    Relocating to a new province can be a challenging experience, especially when it comes to navigating car insurance changes. This guide is designed to help new Ontario residents or people planning to move – smoothly transition their car insurance and understand the essentials of vehicle registration in the province Registering Your Vehicle in Ontario As…

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  • Car Insurance in Ontario, Changes to DCPD Coverage January 1, 2024

    Car Insurance in Ontario, Changes to DCPD Coverage January 1, 2024

    Starting January 1st 2024, Ontario auto insurance policy holders will have the option to remove Direct Compensation for Property Damage (DCPD) coverage from their car insurance policy. This coverage was previously mandatory. Let’s delve into what these changes are and why it’s probably not a good idea to opt-out of this very important coverage. First,…

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  • City of Toronto Approves Implementation of Vacant Home Tax

    City of Toronto Approves Implementation of Vacant Home Tax

    On December 16 2021, City Council approved implementation of a vacant home tax in Toronto starting in January 2022. How The City of Toronto will Define a Vacant Home The city of Toronto will consider the home vacant if it has been unoccupied for more than six months during the previous calendar year. Exemptions apply:…

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