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  • Tax Savings for Seniors

    Our Government has made supporting seniors a priority, and has established many tax credits and benefits targeted to seniors aged 65 and up. These tax credits can help seniors retain more of their hard-earned funds. ...

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    The “Get Prepared” campaign encourages Canadians to be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency, enabling first responders to focus on those in urgent need. There are exce...

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PM delivers remarks in Brussels, Belgium

October 18, 2013

<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Good afternoon.</p> <p>President Barroso, José Manuel, it’s really a delight for me to be here today.</p> <p>Let me just begin by briefly recognizing the presence of a few of my Canadian colleagues.</p> <p>Obviously Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, our Ambassador ...


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Understanding the Role of Barrie Insurance Brokers

October 18, 2013

Introduction

Being a city in central Ontario, Barrie city is situated in Simcoe County and to the west of Lake Simcoe. On the other hand, insurance refers to a situation where a company or a government agency agrees to give compensation in the case that the parson or the item to be insured suffers any damage like getting ill or the product, for example, an insured car runs into an accident. In addition to the above definitions, an insurance broker refers to someone who represents a client and is well knowledgeable in terms of insurance and insurance policies. In this article, we will seek to inform you more about these insurance brokers especially those from barrie.


What is the role of insurance brokers?

Barrie insurance brokers have many roles some of which are discussed below;

  • Act as negotiators between the insurance company and the customer

One of the most important roles that these insurance brokers play is that they are able to assess the types of the risks involved on behalf of the client. This ensures that before the customer buys the insurance policy, he is well versed with what the policy means and what value it will add to his life.


  • Assessment of risks

Insurance brokers can also help the insurance companies to assess the risks involved in the market. The risks may include ones from natural hazards like floods or others like accidents.


  • Providing the necessary information

Another way to which insurance brokers in Barrie are useful is that they can provide useful information both to either the client or the insurance company. This allows for the proper making of choice by the involved parties.


What are the types of insurance brokers in Barrie?

There are two major types of insurance brokers as they are discussed below;

  • Retail insurance brokers

These type of professional brokers usually act on behalf of either the insurance company or the individual. With them comes policies like car, health and travel insurance.


  • Commercial insurance brokers

These types of insurance brokers, on the other hand, have specialty only in one area and can be used to offer complex insurance policies. For example, an insurance broker might just specialize in giving advice to clients over best life policies.


Conclusion

Barrie insurance brokers have various roles that they play for example they can negotiate on behalf of a client or even the insurance company itself. The brokers can also be used to advise or assess risks for the insurance company. There are also two types of insurance brokers as discussed above.


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Government of Canada supports community partnerships across Canada

October 18, 2013

Seniors and caregivers will have more input on how community elder care services are designed and delivered across Canada, announced the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors. Click here to read full article


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Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

October 18, 2013

<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>While in Brussels, Belgium, for meetings with the European Union today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany.</p> <p>Prime Minister Harper and Chancellor Merkel discussed the agreement in principle that Canada and the European Union have reached on a Comprehensive Economic and ...


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Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Prime Minister David Cameron

October 18, 2013

<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke this morning with David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, during his visit to Brussels, Belgium.</p></div></div></div> Click here to read full article


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