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News and resources for Canadian small businesses and startups covering the economic and business insurance landscape.

  • Do you need landlord insurance to rent out a room?

    Do You Need Landlord Insurance to Rent Out a Room?

    When renting out rooms in a boarding house or apartment, having landlord insurance is critical for protecting your investment and financial well-being. Here’s what you need to know.

  • 5 liability risks cannabis businesses face

    Top 5 Risks Cannabis Small Businesses Face

    Small business owners in the Canadian cannabis industry know they must overcome several hurdles to determine where and how to budget for success. A cannabis insurance policy can help shield you from potential threats to your business.

  • What is completed operations insurance for contractors?

    What Is Completed Operations Insurance for Contractors?

    After completing a building or renovation project, what should a contractor or renovation expert do if a customer files a pricey third-party damage claim or lawsuit against them? Here’s how to protect your finances if it happens to you.


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What Type of Insurance Does a Career Coach Need?

By |April 10th, 2024|

Career coaches help a variety of professionals gain a competitive edge for the next chapter in their careers while developing a personal brand that differentiates them. But liability risks can create financial havoc for career coaches. Here’s what every career coach should know.

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How to Avoid Scams When Selling Online

By |December 18th, 2023|

Every retailer selling online or online sellers using third-party marketplaces risks falling prey to fraud and cybercrime. During the busiest shopping season of the year, here are common scams to be wary of and the steps to take to protect your business.

What Is Cyber Insurance?

By |October 24th, 2023|

A majority of Canadians (88%) say they've experienced an increase in attempts to defraud them, and 63% of business owners admit their cybersecurity budget is less than 10% of their IT budgets. Small business owners should take action as more sophisticated threats emerge. Here’s how cyber liability insurance can help.

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How to Start a Dog Walking Business

By |September 25th, 2023|

Discover the ins and outs of the dog walking business with our guide highlighting the vital skills you need, how to find clients and organize your operations, set prices, and understand your liability insurance needs.

How to Become a Personal Trainer in Canada

By |January 16th, 2023|

There are many things to consider if you’re looking into becoming a personal trainer. From certifications and licensing and choosing a niche to protecting yourself with business insurance, get an overview of how to get started.