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Founded in 1998, the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is the national organization representing travel insurers, brokers, underwriters, re-insurers, emergency assistance companies, air ambulance companies and allied services in the travel insurance field. Read more...

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Fears of pandemic spread as coronavirus death toll hits 17
by Nathan Vanderklippe
posted on 8:09 AM, January 22, 2020
Fears of a new pandemic continued to spread far outside China’s borders, as the death toll from the Wuhan virus has risen to 17 (as of Jan 20) and officials acknowledged their efforts to limit further transmission of the virus had reached a critical stage, days before the Lunar New Year.
As province’s out-of-country health coverage ends, so begins an opportunity for brokers
by David Gambrill
posted on 7:40 AM, January 14, 2020
With the wind-down of Ontario’s limited Out-of-Country Travellers Program now official, brokers in the province who sell travel insurance have a golden opportunity to make sure their snowbird and other travelling clients are properly covered for trips.
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Tips and Updates about Travel Health Insurance

What you need to know about travel insurance
by Ross McLaughlin Consumer Reporter, CTV News Vancouver
posted on 8:21 AM, January 14, 2020
Why it's important to buy travel health insurance and what you need to know about your policy before you travel.
Changes to OHIP coverage is a good reason to look at travel insurance
by David Paddon, The Canadian Press
posted on 9:55 AM, December 19, 2019
TORONTO — For those planning a sunny getaway, it may be more important than ever this winter to pack the right travel insurance before departure.  Ontario’s provincial health coverage for most...
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