Insurance and Information for People and Businesses

Insurance – it's a necessity, but a disliked one. Insurance generally helps avoid financial problems due to a loss, such as an auto accident, fire, personal injury, or death. The total insurance premiums paid by everyone cover the losses of those who suffer them. In some cases, insurance is a personal or business decision; in others insurance, such as auto insurance which is mandated by law or mortgage insurance which is required by a third party.

If you are looking for a specific type of insurance, use the links below for topical information and featured providers.

For general information, a good place to start is Insurance: what's it all about?

The Online Quotes Overview has some considerations and caveats for consumers. See Buying Tips and Checklists for ways to save money and things to consider before purchasing.

Find out who to contact with a complaint, or if you have a question that's not answered here, contact a consumer insurance information centre.

Latest News:

  • Only 25% of Canadians Say They Received COVID-19 Relief Measures
    InsuranceHotline.com survey Toronto, ON (June 2, 2020) – Only one in four Canadian auto insurance customers reports receiving an offer of rate relief from their insurer, according to a new survey by InsuranceHotline.com. In the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, auto insurers offered rate relief ...