# Thursday, February 28, 2019
                 
Have you ever wondered what sort of coverage is actually offered via private health insurance plans in Canada? In this article we take a look at the types of coverage that private health and dental insurance plans offer, as well as how these coverages relate to public Canadian healthcare plans. There are also links to more detailed articles about specific types of coverage for those people who really want to dive into the realm of private Canadian health insurance!
posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:11:58 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Monday, January 14, 2019
                 
Durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches and canes oftentimes plays a critical role when recovering from an accident or debilitating illness. However, these medical devices can be very expensive to buy or even rent, and many Canadians (mistakenly) believe that their public healthcare plan will cover these costs. This is where private health insurance such as employee benefits and individual health insurance comes into play! Read on to find out more.
posted on Monday, January 14, 2019 2:53:08 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Friday, December 14, 2018
                 
Are you a nature lover who enjoys seeing wildlife in its natural habitat? Would you like to see a herd of free-roaming bison from the back of a horse? If you answer yes to these questions then Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan is a place you should consider checking out when visiting Canada!
posted on Friday, December 14, 2018 1:55:18 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, October 24, 2018
                 
Canada is a huge country with a plethora of places to visit and explore. Every year millions of people from all over the world visit Canada. But what happens if a visitor comes to Canada without medical insurance and has an accident or unexpected illness that requires medical attention? Is it even possible for a visitor to Canada to enter the country without having some form of medical insurance protection? Read on to find out more.
posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2:54:01 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, September 13, 2018
                 
Sweet marjoram, a member of the oregano family of herbs, is a very tasty, healthy and medicinal herb. Known for its sweet flavour, marjoram has been used for centuries in many different types of recipes, and was even used in ancient Greek and Roman times as a key ingredient in love potions! Read on for marjoram's historical uses, nutritional data, medicinal and health properties and for some cooking suggestions.
posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018 7:01:13 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, August 23, 2018
                 
Physiotherapy often plays a crucial role when recovering from a debilitating accident or illness. And in many cases, physiotherapy costs are not covered by your provincial healthcare plan. Read on to find out how much coverage for physiotherapy can be obtained via Canadian health insurance plans (employee benefits and individual health and dental).
posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 3:57:11 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, July 18, 2018
                 
We've scoured the Internet for the best insurance jokes and humour, and here is what we found. We hope this brings a smile to your face and puts some laughter into your heart!
posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 6:57:22 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, July 5, 2018
                 
The Calgary Stampede is an exciting 10-day event that consists of world-class rodeo and entertainment. Often called the "Greatest Outdoor Show in the World", the Stampede is an amazing western Canadian experience that offers a plethora of things to see and do (and taste)!
posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018 8:31:31 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, May 31, 2018
                 
Massage therapy is one of the most popular extended health insurance benefits. Not surprising, really, seeing how a massage feels great and is so relaxing. But what sort of massage therapy coverage is available via Canadian healthcare and private health insurance plans such as employee benefits and individual health insurance? Read on to find out more!
posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:24:14 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Monday, April 30, 2018
                 
Thyme is an aromatic spice that has been used by many civilizations for thousands of years. It is a potent anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-septic and anti-bacterial. In addition, thyme has high amounts of vitamins and minerals, making it a very healthy spice to consume. The historical usage of thyme is also very interesting!
posted on Monday, April 30, 2018 4:37:19 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# 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)  #   
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