# Monday, March 26, 2018
Travel insurance offers emergency medical coverage in case of unforeseen sickness or accident while traveling. But does it cover everything that could go wrong on your trip? The answer to that is that it doesn't, and once in awhile travelers find this out the hard way. So why take a chance? Why not know for sure what you are covered for? Read on to find out about potential coverage pitfalls to especially look out for.
posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 7:22:06 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, February 27, 2018
In this edition of Popular Visitor to Canada Destinations we go to Churchill, Manitoba, world famous for its polar bear tours. In addition to polar bears Churchill is also famous for its beluga whale and migratory bird watching. It has also been rated as the 3rd best place in the world to see the Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights!
posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:48:49 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Monday, January 29, 2018
Welcome to this first edition of our new "Insurance Humor" blog series. We've scoured the Internet for the funniest insurance-related stories and jokes that we could find. We hope we bring a smile to your lips and some laughter to your heart!
posted on Monday, January 29, 2018 9:32:42 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Many Canadians have health insurance coverage that offers some form of dental benefits. Unfortunately, too many of us do not use all of our available dental insurance benefits, thereby leaving our "dental dollars" on the table. Use these tips to make sure you squeeze everything that you can out of your dental plan!
posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:01:46 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Allspice is a very nutritious and medicinal spice that is packed with flavour. It tastes and smells like a combination of nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon, and has been used by people for hundreds of years now. Originally used for flavouring chocolate and as an embalming preservative, allspice has now been found to have anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties! For more information please read on.
posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 8:51:10 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, October 4, 2017
There are many foreign workers currently residing and working in Canada at any given time. But what happens if a non-Canadian worker gets sick or has an accident that requires medical attention while here in Canada? Well, turns out that all foreign workers (including family members) who have a valid Work Permit will be eligible for provincial healthcare coverage. For more details please read on!
posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:09:20 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, September 13, 2017
In this next installment of our "Popular Visitor to Canada Destinations" series we look at Old Quebec, the historical part of Quebec City that is over 400 years old. Old Quebec is a blast from the past that is home to the Ramparts of Quebec, the Chateau Frontenac, the Citadel and much more!
posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:34:11 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Employee benefits are something that job applicants often look at when deciding whether or not to take a job offer. But what questions should be asked of a potential employer? Read on to find out what we, as experienced insurance brokers, think are the top questions that should be asked by employees regarding group insurance benefits.
posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 9:16:16 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Welcome to this 2nd edition of our "Bizarre Insurance Policies" series. In this episode we look at lottery winner insurance, alien abduction coverage, free riot insurance, multiple birth insurance and more. And once again we see that any risk can be insured if you can only afford the premiums!
posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:34:07 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Cloves are a fragrant spice that have been used to flavour our foods for thousands of years. They are valued for their potent taste as well as their anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-septic and anesthetic medicinal qualities! Cloves have a rich history, and were one of the spices worth more than their weight in gold during the spice trade which drove exploration around the world.
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 8:33:04 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, April 18, 2017
We live in an uncertain world these days. Unexpected weather events, natural disasters and terrorist attacks seem to occur on a regular basis. Yet people still travel around the world, going on holidays and looking to recharge the batteries and relax. But what happens if your travel plans are impeded by some unforeseen event? This is where trip cancellation and interruption protection comes to play!
posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8:58:06 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Friday, March 17, 2017
Many of us have some understanding that poor oral health can result in health problems. However, what is not commonly known is the serious gravity of health problems that can result from not taking care of our teeth via dental care. For example, did you know that there is a proven link between rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease?
posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 7:24:01 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Thursday, February 23, 2017
In this 7th edition of "Popular Visitor to Canada Destinations" blog series we take you to gorgeous Gros Morne National Park. Gros Morne is located in Newfoundland, and it boasts some incredibly unique geology along with a wide variety of habitats. If you love nature and don't mind some hiking then Gros Morne is the place for you!
posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:20:02 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Thursday, January 26, 2017
In this article we examine what the phrase "health insurance" actually means. We first highlight the difference between government-managed healthcare systems and private health insurance. We then compare and contrast the two types of health insurance available to Canadians: employee benefits and individual health insurance plans.
posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:50:33 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Cayenne pepper is a highly nutritious and medicinal super spice. It has been used to spice up food and treat various ailments by many cultures for centuries. Cayenne gets its heat from capsaicin, and it is this capsaicin that gives cayenne pepper its medicinal properties (e.g. an anti-inflammatory, a potent pain reliever and an anti-carcinogen just for starters)!
posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:22:20 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Think you've heard it all? We bet these five bizarre insurance policies that border on the hard-to-believe will have you shaking your head. From fantasy football player policies to insurance plans that cover 200 million plus tacos, it is apparent that just about anything can be insured these days!
posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 4:08:27 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Thursday, October 6, 2016
HealthQuotes.ca has been helping Canadians get health insurance coverage for over 25 years now. Along the way we've seen or heard about various mistakes that Canadians can inadvertently make when it comes to healthcare and health insurance. Why not leverage our experience and expertise?
posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016 8:40:22 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Our latest "Healthy Spices" article is all about super cinnamon, which has been used by humans for thousands of years now. It is a sweet spice that originated from Sri Lanka that has a wide variety of medicinal properties. For starters, cinnamon is the most potent natural antioxidant that we know of!
posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:24:39 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Monday, August 8, 2016
There is a special type of health insurance called "conversion health insurance" that is designed for people who have just lost their employee benefits coverage. There are no medical questions and acceptance is guaranteed, even if you have pre-existing health conditions that need to be covered. If you are retiring or have lost your job you might want to consider one of the these conversion plans!
posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 9:24:12 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Friday, June 17, 2016
We often hear about Canada's "free" single-payer healthcare system. However, Canada's healthcare system is not free, it is paid for by a wide variety of federal and provincial Canadian taxes. And this gives rise to the question: "how much does the healthcare system actually cost Canadians"? Well, read on to find out!
posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 8:48:37 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
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