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Can it happen here? Political violence as a risk in Canada

October 8, 2020 by Adam Malik

Canada isn’t known for political violence compared to other parts of the world, but it’s a growing trend that has at least one insurer keeping its eye on developments. This year has seen an increase in political demonstrations in both

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Canadians evacuated from homes after a wildfire can expect to suffer $11,300 in financial losses: Square One Insurance

July 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadians evacuated from their homes because of wildfires can expect to suffer an average of $11,300 in financial losses, a recent study from Square One Insurance Services Inc. has found. Those with home insurance can recover most, but not all,

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Buildings evacuated after massive fire breaks out in midtown Toronto

February 15, 2017 Liam Casey - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Firefighters continued to pour water on a massive and “hazardous” blaze in midtown Toronto early Wednesday, several hours after the fire began and forced the evacuation of surrounding buildings. Division Cmdr. Len Stadler said the fire at The

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‘Extreme fire activity’ expected in Nova Scotia as wildfire grows

August 10, 2016 The Canadian Press

HALIFAX – An out-of-control wildfire near Kejimkujik National Park has grown yet again, Nova Scotia’s Natural Resources department said Wednesday as crews grappled with challenging weather conditions. The department said the blaze in the Seven Mile Lake area had been

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Alberta reviews Fort McMurray wildfire re-entry plan as flames spread north

May 17, 2016 The Canadian Press

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – The Alberta government is taking a second look at its plan to allow people to return home to Fort McMurray after explosions damaged some homes in the city and a raging wildfire spread north toward oilsands