Are you flushing $580 down the toilet?

A leaky faucet or toilet is literally money going down the drain. Instead, spend a weekend (or a few hundred dollars for a plumber) and you’ll save a chunk of change each year. A tap that leaks only one drop of water per second adds up to 10,000 litres of water lost over the course[…]

WALKERTON: How a town lives in a fear as killer bacteria takes over

WALKERTON – Frightened residents of this southwestern Ontario town demanded answers yesterday as the death toll in Canada’s worst ever E. coli outbreak climbed to five. So far, a 2-year-old girl and four adults have died in the past two days. The fifth victim, an elderly patient, died late Wednesday night. As of last night,[…]

Water claims top spot: claims report

It’s a drip of a tap. A rush of a sewer. Or a torrential downpour that accompanies a storm. Regardless of the method, water damage is the fastest rising cause for claims and the focus of revision and review for many policyholders, brokers and insurers. Roughly three years ago the insurance industry, as a whole,[…]