# Friday, May 20, 2016
All personal health insurance plans have coverage for durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, mobility devices, diabetic supplies and more. But how much coverage exists, and from what individual health insurance plans? Read on to find out.
posted on Friday, May 20, 2016 7:33:32 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Oregano is an amazing spice that has been used by all sorts of societies throughout the ages. In this 2nd edition of our "Healthy Spices" series we look at oregano's historical use, its nutritional and medicinal properties, and finish up with some cooking tips along with some cautionary notes regarding oregano, a true super spice!
posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016 4:12:12 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Thursday, January 21, 2016
When Canadians think of health insurance one thing that usually does not come to mind is travel insurance protection. Yet many Canadian health insurance plans do offer some levels of travel medical benefits, depending on the type of health insurance and the carrier that is offering the plan. Read on for further details.
posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016 8:27:11 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Welcome to this first article in our new "Healthy Spices" blog series. In this first addition we look at turmeric, the golden spice. Turmeric has a veritable plethora of medicinal properties, and has been used by numerous cultures for literally thousands of years!
posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 8:49:07 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Wednesday, November 25, 2015
There are two main types of individual health insurance plans available in Canada: medically underwritten and guaranteed issue health insurance plans. But what are the main differences between the two, and what type of personal health insurance plan is suitable for you? Read on to find out the answers to these and more questions.
posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:09:36 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Our next edition of popular visitor to Canada destinations is the Cabot Trail, located in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The Cabot Trail is well known for its beautiful scenery which you can soak in while traveling this ocean side loop trail.
posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:18:36 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Catastrophic benefits offer coverage for prescription drugs, durable medical equipment, home care and nursing services. Benefits commence only after the maximums for a given health insurance plan are reached, and coverage is designed to protect insured Canadians from a catastrophic financial situation due to illness or accident. Read on for more information.
posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:52:12 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Monday, August 24, 2015
Canadian disability insurance 101 here! We discuss the two main DI types (short-term and long-term), along with disability insurance providers (i.e. DI sources). We also touch upon first, second and third level payers and how they tie into "all sources maximum".
posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 8:13:30 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Thursday, July 16, 2015
Fermented foods are a no brainer when it comes to making healthy food choices. When made properly they are chock full of probiotics, which help restore your gut's good bacteria to their optimum levels. Fermented foods are also full of nutrients and also act as chelators that detoxify the body of heavy metals.
posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 9:30:56 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Monday, June 08, 2015
Many seniors reach a point where they can no longer carry out all of their daily living activities. This is when homecare services become important, since they allow the elderly to continue living in their own home with dignity. But do health insurance plans offer coverage for home care and nursing? Read on to find out!
posted on Monday, June 08, 2015 6:09:57 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Monday, May 11, 2015
Whistler, BC is a popular destination for visitors to Canada. It is home to world class skiing (you can choose between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains), as well as incredible biking trails, musical festivities and much more!
posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 7:02:30 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Tuesday, April 07, 2015
The Pan Am Games are coming to Toronto (Ontario, Canada), and are scheduled to run from July 10 to July 26. This blog article offers visitors some helpful traveling tips that discuss issues such as accommodations, expected weather, tipping customs, our electrical grid and medical insurance.
posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2015 6:34:42 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Sometimes employee benefits can be outside of a company's operating budget. Does this mean that health, dental and drug coverage is not possible for those employees? The answer to this is "no"! Read on and use these helpful tips to reduce your group insurance premium costs.
posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:31:28 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Bay of Fundy is a fabulous place to visit in Canada. The Bay is home to the highest tides in the world (up to 50 feet of tidal range), and is also one of the best places in the world to go whale watching. There is also fishing, hiking and many other things to do in this beautiful Canadian visitor destination!
posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:21:28 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Friday, January 09, 2015
Chiropractic has come a long ways since it was first practiced over 100 years ago. Chiropractors can often treat the cause of a physical ailment, as opposed to just treating that condition's symptoms. And more good news: Canadian health insurance plans provide chiropractic coverage! Read on for more information.
posted on Friday, January 09, 2015 8:40:28 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Many Canadians love to head south of the border in search of great shopping deals. Many Canadians also cross the border without travel insurance protection, figuring they can get back across the border if illness or an accident occurs. However, it doesn't always happen this way, and an extended stay in an American hospital as a result of a serious medical emergency such as a heart attack is possible. What is also possible is a gargantuan hospital bill!
posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 8:03:05 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Friday, November 07, 2014
In this second Popular Canadian Visitor Destinations series we go to beautiful Niagara Falls, Ontario. Home to the very large and powerful Niagara Falls, with breathtaking scenery as well as lots of other activities for visitors to Canada!
posted on Friday, November 07, 2014 4:36:10 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Friday, October 10, 2014
Annual travel insurance, also known as multi-trip travel insurance, offers coverage for an unlimited number of trips within one year of the effective date. But when is a multi-trip travel insurance plan a better choice compared to a single-trip plan? Read on to find out.
posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 7:28:30 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [1]
# Thursday, September 04, 2014
This is a new blog series that will examine popular visitor to Canada destinations, one attraction at a time. In this article we look at beautiful, majestic Banff National Park, situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta.
posted on Thursday, September 04, 2014 7:52:49 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
# Thursday, July 24, 2014
We are sometimes asked if travel insurance covers acts of terrorism or war. The short answer to this is both "yes" and "no", depending on the type of travel insurance coverage as well as the insurance carrier that issued the travel policy. For the longer answer please read on!
posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:00:13 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [2]