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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.

  • New Driving Laws Effective September 1st 2015

    New Driving Laws Effective September 1st 2015

    The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has added new rules and harsher penalties. There are 3 main changes. Distracted Driving As of September 1st 2015 the fines and penalties for a fully licensed driver (class A,B,C,D,E,F,G) are: If a novice driver (those subject to Graduated Licensing such as G1, G2) will be subject to the following:…

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  • Student Landlords: Enhanced Coverage Feature

    Student Landlords: Enhanced Coverage Feature

    As a student landlord renting to students you understand there could be a downtime where students do not occupy the house during the summer months. One way to collect rents during this time is to have a 12 month lease, even still students may pay for these months but the house could sit empty from…

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  • More Cities Regulating Rental Housing & Student Rentals

    More Cities Regulating Rental Housing & Student Rentals

    Many cities in Ontario are looking to regulate rental housing and student housing in order for landlords to comply with rental bylaws. If you are shopping for Oshawa Student Rental House Insurance, you can also find information regarding Oshawa student housing, Durham region student housing and cities across Ontario below. This list will be updated…

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  • The Latest on Toronto Car Insurance

    The Latest on Toronto Car Insurance

    As a driver in the Greater Toronto Area and in Ontario you may be glad to hear of industry initiatives which insurers and industry experts are hoping help control the cost of auto insurance. Read more below on Toronto car insurance and changes to the Ontario auto insurance industry. Toronto Car Insurance Rate Reductions As…

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  • Homeowners: receive up to $3,200 from the City of Toronto’s Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program

    Homeowners: receive up to $3,200 from the City of Toronto’s Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program

    After the most recent flooding that occurred across the Greater Toronto Area, residents especially in the Toronto area are concerned about how to prevent future sewer backups in extreme weather conditions. What many people don’t know is, is that The City of Toronto has a Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program. This program allows Toronto residents…

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  • What kind of insurance does my bar in Toronto need?

    What kind of insurance does my bar in Toronto need?

    As Toronto grows, so do the various industries supporting it. The hospitality and entertainment industry is clearly no exception. Nightclubs, bars, lounges and resto-lounges each provide a unique experience and have been popping up across Toronto. Neighborhoods in Toronto like Queen Street, Dundas, Ossington and Roncesvalles have seen a surge in these types of establishments,…

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