Allstate Canada urges Canadians to assess risk versus reward when considering listing their homes on short-term rental sites
With the summer season kicking into high gear and a number of high-profile events taking place across Canada, homeowners may be considering listing their property on a shared accommodation service.
Article Date 07/08/2015
Potential Severe Flooding in New Brunswick
Recent warm weather following a snow filled winter has resulted in an increase of water levels in areas across New Brunswick this week causing safety concerns and could result in property damage and water intrusion.
Article Date 04/21/2014
Are You Ready for Spring?
It’s been a long, cold winter for most Canadians and we’ve been waiting for things to warm up! After so many weeks of snow and freezing cold, melting snow and ice can lead to moisture intrusion and water damage to homes. A severe winter can also lead to a high number of potholes on the roads we travel, which can cause damage to cars.
Article Date 03/20/2014
Tips to protect your home in the cold weather
Arctic air is bringing record lows to communities across the country this week and freezing and bursting pipes can cause significant damage to homes. Pipes can freeze in as little as 24 hours even with the heat in the home being maintained. Insurance policies may not provide customers with complete protection unless they have taken precautions.
Article Date 01/08/2014
Allstate Canada Ready in the Wake of Severe Ice Storms
Parts of Ontario have been hit by one of the worst ice storms in the province’s history. By Sunday evening, hundreds of thousands of citizens were still without power and heat. Thousands of trees toppled under the weight of the ice, bringing down power lines and blowing transformers across the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
Article Date 12/22/2013
Allstate Canada survey finds some Canadians know they don’t have the insurance they need
Almost a third of Canadians (30 per cent) who have owned or rented a house, condo or an apartment admit they didn’t have tenant or property insurance, shows a recent online poll commissioned by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada.
Article Date 12/17/2013
Allstate Canada Names GTA Condo Hero
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada (Allstate Canada) has named Shabbar Zaidi of The Hemingway Condos in Toronto as the 2013 GTA Condo Hero.
Article Date 10/23/2013
Condo owners’ lack of insurance knowledge puts them at financial risk
New research conducted by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and Abacus Data has found that 61 per cent of Canadian condominium (“Condo”) owners don’t know or incorrectly assume their building’s insurance will cover damage to another unit from water or fire that originated in their unit, potentially rendering them personally liable and putting them at financial risk.
Article Date 08/15/2013
Canada slow to adopt online buying for auto insurance
As Allstate Insurance Company of Canada prepared to launch its online auto insurance quote generator in Ontario this week, experts at the insurer reviewed Canadians’ habits when it came to buying auto insurance online. What they found was that while Canadians may be leaders in online shopping, and while more than half (51%) have bought goods or services online, Pollara’s 2012 InsurPoll shows that only two per cent bought their current auto insurance policy online. In contrast, according to a comScore Auto Insurance Report, 17 per cent of American consumers have purchased car insurance online. So what makes buying insurance different?
Article Date 10/04/2012
Majority of Quebec Fire Claims from Kitchen Fires Reports Allstate Canada
According to data from Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, 33 per cent of fire claims in Quebec started in the kitchen in 2011. In fact, kitchen fires have been the number one fire-related claim each year in Quebec since 2007.
Article Date 10/01/2012