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Coalition proposes template to regulate Airbnb in Toronto

March 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Homesharing hosts should have to provide criminal background, ownership and insurance checks and prove they are compliant with apartment and/or condominium board rules for their unit, a coalition of hotel and tenants associations suggested in a new report. Fairbnb, a

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Vancouver planning additional measures to combat damage, costs associated with sea level rise

October 31, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

“Sitting on the sidelines is not an option while climate change threatens our future,” Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson emphasized last week in announcing the city’s next moves to prepare for sea level rise over the next century. “The massive costs

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Private transportation companies would need $7 million of insurance under Toronto City Council recommendations

April 7, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Private transportation companies (PTCs) in Toronto would be required to carry a minimum of $2 million of collision and passenger hazard insurance, in addition to $5 million of commercial general liability insurance under proposed recommendations from Toronto City Council. Currently,