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News! Answering Questions on Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance

Nothing puts a damper on your vacation like an inopportune snowstorm or hurricane. Even if you’re the most organized trip planner alive, a serious act of nature can have you scrambling to rebook flights and recover lost time and travel costs. It’s for unavoidable travel catastrophes like this that trip cancellation and interruption insurance was […]

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News! In Insurance Business Magazine

This week, in Ingle International’s media enquiries, journalist Lucy Cook from Insurance Business Magazine requested commentary on the gap between consumer expectations and best industry practises. I offered frank and open advice by first acknowledging the cracks in communication as a result of compliance, encouraging institutions to be transparent about their products from the get-go (be unafraid […]

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News! Fort McMurrary and You

I was invited to take calls on CBC’s Maritime Noon to advise the returning residents of Fort McMurray about their home insurance. The magnitude of the Fort McMurray fires is still being evaluated and the tally of damage is estimated to begin at $10 billion dollars. With politics at play, insurance companies will not outright […]

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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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News! On the Pulse – Travelling Within Canada

Do you need additional health insurance to travel between provinces? This question was a hot topic in the media after an out-of-province traveler wound up with a $30,000 medical transit bill. Devon Peacock, host of The Pulse, invited me to weigh in on the subject. Additional resources: Canadians Need Travel Insurance for Trips Within Canada Canadian […]

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News! Is cruise line insurance enough?

Can you rely on travel insurance from your cruise line? Have a look at my interview.

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News! A Million Dollar Baby

The Million Dollar Baby case made international headlines. Soon after, I was interviewed by both CBC Radio and FORUM Magazine on the subject. Watch my interview below. You can also read the article posted here.

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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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Q: I am retiring to the US. How much is health insurance?

Question: I am retiring to the US. How much is health insurance? Answer: To properly answer your question, some additional information would be required: Are you currently, or will you become a US resident when you move there? Will you maintain a residence in Canada and coverage under your Canadian Government Health Insurance Plan (GHIP)? […]

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