The Nissan Micra: A Deal, But At What Cost? April 9, 2014Starting at just $9,988, Nissan’s Micra may well be Canada’s cheapest car. Read More

Protecting Your Assets – Letter From The Editor: April 2014 April 2, 2014With the spring thaw finally here, we can expect a lot of water on the ground from melting snow and spring rains, putting homeowners at risk for flooded basements Read More

Commuting in Canada: How Your Drive To Work Stacks Up [INFOGRAPHIC] March 28, 2014How does your commute stack up to the national average? Read More

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Home Improvement Fraud: What All Canadians Should Know March 26, 2014Home repair fraud is no laughing matter. Protect yourself with a little bit of research, caution, and some healthy skepticism. Read More

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The Low Down on Becoming a Ride Sharing Driver with Uber, Sidecar or Lyft March 26, 2014There was a time when climbing into a stranger’s vehicle was an absurd idea but now ride sharing services like Read More

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Top SUVs and Crossovers: Best Sellers In Canada March 21, 2014Popular SUVs and the ones that are cheapest to insure. See how Canada’s best-selling SUVs rank. Read More

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The Best-Selling Trucks In Canada: Which Are Cheapest To Insure? March 20, 2014 The top 10 best-selling trucks in Canada and ones cheapest to insure. See who makes the list. Read More

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Auto Insurance Fraud: Was That Auto Accident Really An Accident? March 12, 2014Would you know what a staged auto accident looks like? Learn what to look for to reduce the risk of becoming a victim Read More

Honest Is The Best Policy

New Anti Fraud Legislation: What Does It Mean For You? March 11, 2014The Ontario government has committed to reducing auto insurance rates on average 15% by August of 2015. As part of this plan, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced proposed legislation Read More

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What To Do In a Multiple Car Accident March 7, 2014This winter has seen its share of truly unique traffic accidents and incidents. On the morning of March 3, 2014 Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Boulevard were both closed for several hours due to a Read More

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Beware: Types of Auto Insurance Fraud March 6, 2014No one likes feeling gullible. Unfortunately, that fear of being “taken for a ride” isn’t enough to stop auto insurance fraud from happening Read More

fraud awareness month

March is Fraud Awareness Month March 3, 2014March is fraud awareness month and at InsuranceHotline.com, we will be bringing you the information you need to stay on top of this issue Read More

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Intact Announces Usage-Based Insurance is Coming to Ontario Customers February 26, 2014Telematics, also known as usage-based insurance (UBI), uses driving behaviour data collected from your car to reward good drivers Read More

The 2013 Honda Civic

The Best Selling Cars In Canada: Which Are Cheapest To Insure? February 24, 2014
See how the best-selling cars in Canada rank when it comes to insurance Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Rental Car Insurance February 21, 2014It’s March Break and you and your family are thinking of piling into a rental car and heading south to snatch some sunrays. Or maybe renting a car and heading north to the cottage is more your scene Read More

A Minivan

Going The Way Of Minivans: Minivans That Will Cost You Less To Insure February 14, 2014
If your family is ready for a minivan, there’s a lot to consider when making the decision on which one to purchase: seating capacity, fuel-efficiency, reliability, safety features, and family-friendly extras Read More

Marrying a Bad Driver – How do you Keep Your Rates Low? February 13, 2014So you married a bad driver. Here are five ways to keep your rates low despite having a driver on your policy who has a poor driving record. Read More

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Letter from The Editor: February 2014 February 4, 2014Hello and welcome to the February edition of the insurancehotline.com blog! This month is all about saving you money on Read More

How Justin Bieber’s Driving Record Will Impact His Insurance Rates! [INFOGRAPHIC] January 24, 2014How Justin Bieber’s Driving Record will impact His Insurance Rates – infographic. Read More

Weathermageddon – How much damage the weather caused in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] January 23, 2014The Insurance Bureau of Canada recently released their findings on the impact the big weather storms of 2013 had on insurance and oh boy, it was a doozy. Turns out 2013 was a record-breaking year Read More

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Top 10 “I Missed My Flight” Excuses January 7, 2014Making excuses is an art that all must master if they wish to get an easy ride in their lives. If you don’t know how to make the right Read More

Toronto Winter Storm Driving Tips January 3, 2014A Toronto winter storm is coming this weekend. Some more tips on staying safe while driving in bad winter weather and storms. Read More

Top 4 Admitted Driving Distractions – Game Of Thrones edition [INFOGRAPHIC] January 3, 2014 With winter fast upon many motorists need to take special care on the roads. Take a look at our Infographic on the top 4 admitted driving distractions – Medieval edition. Read More

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The Top Ten Canadian Winter Destinations December 20, 2013Winter is a great time to explore Canada, with a variety of fun destinations across the country. Whether you want to see rare wildlife, spend some time on the slopes, or explore one Read More

Top 4 Admitted Driving Distractions [INFOGRAPHIC] December 19, 2013 With winter only a couple of days away many motorists need to take special care on the roads. Take a look at our Infographic on the top 4 admitted driving distractions. Read More

First Major Snowfall of Season in Canada – Winter Driving Tips December 13, 2013The first major snowfall has arrived; affecting the majority of Canadian provinces. Terrible conditions led to snow-covered highways on the major highways across Canada; causing major traffic problems and accidents.… Read More

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Holiday Cashback Giveaway December 10, 2013 Did you know that the average Canadian spends $217 on gas each month? Read More

Usage Based Insurance Question and Answer

Usage Based Insurance – You asked, we’ve answered! November 27, 2013You asked”If I decide to take a long uncommon trip across the country for a vacation, would the usage based system misjudge me as a very active driver and charge me a higher premium because of that?”Read to learn more. Read More

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Top 5 Music Streaming Services November 6, 2013Which music streaming services are the best? We feature the top 5 music streaming services we think rock. Read More

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