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$500,000+ payment ordered for uninsured B.C. tenants

January 20, 2023 Philip Porado

A 2017 apartment fire that a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled was ‘foreseeable’ led to an order to pay more than $500,000 to the building-owner plaintiff. In his decision in Langara Gardens Holdings Ltd. v. Chen (2023 BCSC 58), B.C.

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Clothing advice that brokers should give tenants buying insurance

March 21, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Tenant’s insurance is not only unprofitable for many brokers, but it’s also hard to sell because consumers underestimate the cost to replace contents, a Toronto broker says. Greg Robertson, president of R. Robertson Insurance Brokers Ltd., advises tenants to consider

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Tenant’s insurer not liable for subrogated home fire claim arising from vehicle repair

August 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A subrogated fire claim – arising from a tenant repairing his vehicle at home – is excluded from the tenant’s home policy because the fire arose from “use” of a motor vehicle, an Ontario court recently ruled. In June, 2007,

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Surex Direct launches simplified quote process for tenant’s, condo insurance

August 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Surex Direct has announced the availability of a new tenant’s and condo insurance quote process designed to make things faster and more simple for users. The customer-facing quote process allows users to know “exactly what their best policy price is