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Meet the New THIA Executive posted on 2:46 PM, October 17, 2017
THIA’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday September 12th, 2017 at the Richmond Hill Country Club. This was an election year for the positions of Secretary and Treasurer of the Association. Kimberly...
What should you do if you want to cancel your Vegas trip?
by Michael Shulman - Yahoo Finance Canadaposted on 9:18 AM, October 6, 2017
Following the horrific shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday, you can hardly blame travellers who might have some apprehension about an upcoming trip to the city. And for those who might be considering cancelling...
Travel insurance | Are you covered if you're in a mass attack in another country?
by CBC News - The Nationalposted on 10:14 AM, October 5, 2017
Link to video: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/thenational/travel-insurance-are-you-covered-if-you-re-in-a-mass-attack-in-another-country-1.4331373
Lack of understanding behind most travel insurance problems
by Susan Yellin - Insurance Journalposted on 10:09 AM, October 5, 2017
A new Travel Insurance Bill of Rights and Responsibilities crafted by Canada’s Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is well meaning and checks all the major boxes, but a big cloud continues to...
[VANCOUVER SUN] Injuries sustained at mass shootings covered by travel insurance
by Nick Eaglandposted on 9:24 AM, October 4, 2017
Canadian travellers injured in mass-casualty events such as Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas could face financial devastation without travel insurance. Six Canadians were among more than 500 people who...
[National Post] What to do when you're caught up in violence while travelling posted on 9:23 AM, October 4, 2017
Dozens of people, including two Canadians, were killed and hundreds of others were injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival over the weekend. The horrific attack may leave some...