CASL changes

Government Suspends Private Right of Action Provisions of CASL

Anthea Business Development

In response to concerns raised by businesses, charities and non-profits, the Government of Canada recently suspended the private right of action (PRA) provisions of Canada’s Anti-spam Legislation (CASL). PRA was scheduled to come into force July 1, 2017, and would have allowed lawsuits to be filed against organizations, as well as their officers, directors and agents, by anyone who felt …

first time home buyers

Dos and Don’ts for First-time Homebuyers

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Purchasing your first home is an exciting milestone. However, home buying is no simple task, and many first-time purchasers fall into common, sometimes costly, traps. So, before you start searching for your dream home, keep in mind the following dos and don’ts: DO Get pre-approved. When shopping for a home, it’s important to know what kind of credit you have …

Bike Commuter

7 Safety Tips for Summer Bike Commuters

Anthea Personal Interest

As the weather begins to warm up, more and more commuters may consider biking to work. Biking to work is not only a great source of exercise, but it can reduce a commuter’s carbon footprint and help him or her save big on gas. In fact, according to the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), the average Canadian spends over $10,000 a …

Maintaining The Value of Your Classic Car

Anthea Auto

Collectors of antique, classic and special interest cars know they are special! It’s safe to say that the unique admiration for their cars reflects their sense of pride, history, beauty and sheer joy of driving and showcasing these magnificent vehicles. This dedication is unrivaled; second to none. You can’t compare the master of one of these rare vehicles to the …

d&o insurance

D&O Extensions: 6+ Ways to Enhance Your Coverage

Anthea Directors' And Officers' Coverage

While standard directors and officers (D&O) policies are designed to protect a wide array of risks, they have their limits. Coverage extensions are used to address these limits, fill gaps and provide organizations with additional protections outside the scope of traditional D&O agreements. Coverage extensions solve a wide range of problems and can be continually improved to address the changing landscape …

Cyber Insurance

Cyber Insurance: 6 Things You Need to Consider

Anthea Business Insurance

In today’s interconnected world, it seems that no organization is immune from experiencing a cyber attack. In fact, there is a saying in the cyber security community that there are two types of businesses: those that have been breached and know it and those that have been breached and just don’t know it. As more and more companies have experienced …

Phishing

Phishing Scam: The Attack We Witnessed at Our Office

Douglas Personal Interest

With the constant news stories about computer hacking, online security breaches, and cyber security issues in general, you’ve no doubt heard the term, “Phishing.”If not, here’s a quick definition…“Phishing,” a type of cyber attack in which a hacker disguises him- or herself as a trusted source online in order to acquire sensitive information, is a common and technologically simple scam …

Hire an Intern

Are You Hiring an Intern? Follow These 4 Tips

Anthea Business Development

For businesses large or small, internship programs can have many benefits. First, there are major savings involved when you compare the cost of hiring full-time employees. Second, internships provide great opportunities to young, local talent, allowing organizations to give back to their communities. Want to see how hiring an intern could help your business? Consider this: While starting an internship …