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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.
Ontario Legal Challenge Update
by Canadian Snowbird Association
posted on 6:09 AM, December 20, 2019
In November, the Canadian Snowbird Association announced its intention to pursue legal action against the Ontario government over the Province's plan to end out-of-country OHIP coverage. The association...
INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE: Blue Cross Canassurance Forms a National Alliance With Blue Cross Life
by Blue Cross Canassurance
posted on 9:58 AM, December 9, 2019
MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canassurance Hospital Service Association (Blue Cross® Canassurance™) and Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada will enter into a Canada-wide alliance as of...
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