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News! Tapped for Yahoo Article

During an interview with Yahoo Finance, my advice for March Breakers obtaining travel insurance includes: conduct your own research, do not be afraid to ask questions, and check the coverage you might already have through your employee benefits, credit card or CAA membership. If covered, read your policy thoroughly, and consider purchasing additional coverage for […]

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News! On CBC’s Maritime Noon

I recently had to the opportunity to field travel insurance questions on CBC’s Maritime Noon.  During the interview, I sought to debunk myths surrounding pre-existing conditions, reflect on the inner workings of the industry, and advise consumers on how to be the best consumers. Main recommendations included: Shop around Be honest when answering before obtaining […]

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Q: We will be travelling to Mexico for over 6 months…

Question: My partner and I live in the Vancouver area and will be travelling to Mexico for over 6 months and are leaving Sept 28th. We are looking for medical insurance that would not require us to maintain our MSP. Answer: Most Canadian travel medical insurance policies require that you maintain coverage under your province’s Government […]

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Ready to travel the world?

Go Global will help you get there! We are proud to be founding sponsors of this yearly event. 

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News! Education for a better world!

Another event my team attends every year. Learn more about our support of international education and global social responsibility.

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Q: I have an 80-year-old client who is in Ontario on a Super Visa…

Question: I have an 80-year-old client who is in Ontario on a Super Visa. She is planning a three-month trip to South Africa. I have been asked to secure emergency medical coverage for her. As she does not have OHIP coverage, I cannot get coverage through traditional channels. As she is a resident in the […]

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With You Wherever You Are

Did you know that I have a background in security? Learn more about Intrepid 24/7, my medical, security, and travel assistance company.

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Q: I have a client who is travelling to Europe and is a professional slope style mountain biker…

Question: I have a client who is looking for travel insurance for his son who is travelling to Europe and is a professional slope style mountain biker. Could you give me some suggestions? Answer: Conventional medical travel insurance plans do not cover emergencies related to professional athletics. Professional sports coverage is typically offered through the […]

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The World is not “Politically Correct”

Yesterday, I had an interview with a journalist from Metro, a publication that is distributed in over 22 countries. The interview was about extreme and adventure travel. It’s a growing tourism market and one that is attracting a large number of people from the western world. It is also one of the types of insurance […]

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Travel Insurance? It’s in my DNA.

My first real post so I will start at the beginning: Why do we do what we do? My father grew up on a farm in Southern Ontario, Canada. His family had immigrated to Canada between 1805 and 1810 from Pennsylvania, USA, like a lot of Canadians at the time who were refugees from revolution, […]

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