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Insured losses last month for the severe wind and thunderstorms in Ontario totaled $30 million, the Insurance Bureau of Canada reported from analysis compiled by Catastrophe Indices and Quantification.
Canada is known more for its bitter cold winters than its searing hot summers, as extremely warm days tend to be few and far between in the northern portion of the globe. The same goes for its spring, but conditions thus far have been unusually cold and damp in several parts of the country.
Many Canadians aren't exactly looking forward to the day self-driving cars go mainstream, a new survey suggests.
Perhaps in light of many people learning this the hard way, the vast majority of motorists in the country will be outfitting their cars with winter tires this year, a new poll shows.
Ford drivers are being warned by the Insurance Bureau of Canada that their vehicles are the most-targeted automobile in the country, as 9 of the 10 cars stolen with the greatest frequency are made by the American manufacturer.
Should homeowners experience an emergency this winter, Canadians by and large believe they'll be able to get through it without incident, according to newly released polling data.
No matter where your adventures take you next, you'll need transportation to get you there - and keep you there. Ontario Mutual covers vehicles of all shapes and sizes.
Though smoke detectors can be annoying when they sound off without warning - tripped perhaps by fumes emanating from the kitchen when dinner is being prepared - they serve a key function: informing residents that they may be at risk for a fire.
With the eastern portion of Canada receiving some much-needed rainfall - Environment Canada projects as much as 100 millimeters of precipitation could accumulate by the time the last of the raindrops end - there's plenty more moisture that's on the way, as Hurricane Joaquin barrels up the coast from the Caribbean.
Seemingly pedestrian in construction, the humble rain barrel is being hailed as a modern-day marvel that has the potential to save homeowners and communities millions in flood damage by reducing the severity and frequency of Mother Nature's wrath when the skies open up.