News and Updates


How to safeguard your home against break-ins

While there’s no way to guarantee your home won’t be the target of an attempted break-in, there are some actions that you can take to help defend your home against burglars.

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How a car accident can impact your insurance premiums

Whether it’s a sudden stop causing a fender bender or failure to break at a red light, accidents happen and can impact your insurance premium. Should you be determined at fault, here are a few tips on how you can minimize your premium increase.

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OTIP’s Chris Floyd appointed new President of IBAC

October 18, 2018 – OTIP (the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan) is pleased to announce that Chris Floyd, President of Individual Insurance Services for the OTIP Group of Companies, has been appointed President of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) for 2018-19.

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What you need to know about dental care after 60

Lots of things get better with age. Unfortunately, our dental health generally isn’t one of them. According to a recent survey by Statistics Canada, older Canadians typically have more problems with their teeth than their 20 to 39-year-old counterparts do.1 As we age, our dental health risks increase in several areas.

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Diabetes 101

Did you know almost three million Canadians live with diabetes every day – that’s 10% of our population. There are three types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and gestational.

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More about the Ontario Drug Benefit program

The Province of Ontario has a program for residents 65 and older called the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program. Below are some frequently asked questions to help you understand what this drug program means to you.

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Why you should get outdoors this fall

Walking down a tree lined street is the equivalent to feeling seven years younger, says the journal Nature. Being outdoors is relaxing and rejuvenating but it’s also healthy. During the fall season, the cool and crisp air along with the vibrant colours offer a sense of physical well-being and can boost energy levels.

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Celebrating World Teachers’ Day: Sharing the positive impact

Teachers not only educate the leaders of tomorrow, they inspire our youth to be the best they can be. On World Teachers’ Day, OTIP is sharing the positive impact teachers have had on our lives and the lives of our loved ones.

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