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How to protect your family from deadly, invisible gases

Find out how you can take steps to protect your family from radon and carbon dioxide—two deadly invisible gases that are threats to the safety of your home.

How long does a driving infraction stay on your record?

Do you know how a driving infraction impacts your driving record and your insurance premiums? Learn more about what happens when you break the rules of the road.

Digital pink slips: What you need to know

Now there are more options for drivers in Ontario. The Government of Ontario recently approved the use of electronic proof of insurance, meaning drivers can now carry their pink slips in a digital format on their smartphone. Here is what you need to know as proof of insurance moves into the digital age.

Not sure what to do if you get into a car accident? Follow these 5 steps

It’s just another day and you’re driving to work, picking up your kids, buying groceries, or visiting family when it happens—a car accident. After screeching to a halt, your adrenaline is pumping, your heart is racing, and your palms are sweating. When you’re in a panic it can be tricky to know what to do. By reviewing these steps now, you’ll be ready to jump into action if the time comes.

Home fire safety

No one wants to lose their home or possessions due to a house fire. It is a devastating event that can take months – or even years to recover from.  Fire awareness week is October 6 to 12, and is a good time to learn more about preventing and recovering from house fires. Most house fires seem to occur between November and March1, making October a great time to enhance your knowledge. Staying mindful and alert to any potential dangers in your home is the key to preventing a fire before it starts.

A tree fell on my car. Is this covered by my car or home insurance policy?

Trees are beautiful and provide the oxygen our planet needs. However, it can be hard to appreciate that beauty if you come home and find that one has fallen on your car. If this happens to you, you might ask yourself, “Which insurance policy will cover this – my home insurance or car insurance? And does it make a difference if the tree belongs to me or my neighbour?”  

OTIP and OTF recognize exceptional Ontario teachers

OTIP and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) have recognized three outstanding Ontario teachers with the OTIP Teaching Award for excellence.

Will your insurance policy cover your children during their post-secondary education?

It is an exciting time; your children are graduating into the next stage in their lives – post-secondary education! For many, this is the first time your children will be out on their own. As exciting as it might be, you need to ensure that your children are protected and that there are no surprises when it comes to insurance coverage.

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