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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.

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    eBrake app designed to protect Canadians from distracted driving Vancouver, BC (July 12, 2017) – eBrake Technologies announced today a pilot program that will offer eBrake, a new, innovative smartphone app, designed to prevent distracted driving, to select TELUS team members and fleet drivers ...