New Regulations about Flying drones: What you need to know

Drone regulations in Canada recently underwent a major overhaul. If you own a drone, or plan to get one, it’s very important that you familiarize yourself with the new rules. Otherwise you risk incurring fines as high as $3,000 or even facing jail time. The new regulations adopted by the Canadian government take effect on…

Beware of Reasons that May Void Your Life Insurance Policy

After signing the papers and purchasing a life insurance policy, most people do not review it, unless it is required as part of any other financial assessment or paperwork. Most insurers suggest reviewing of insurance policies annually, and during major life events, such as marriage, divorce, childbirth, new home acquisition, or significant health changes. How…

Parking Lot Accidents: Know What to Do If You are In One

Parking lots, especially the ones near large commercial complexes, malls or train stations, are buzzing with activity all day long. In addition to vehicles, bikers and pedestrians, there may be shopping carts, cyclists and even school buses moving in various directions within the lot. Add to that the medians, narrow lanes and tight parking spaces,…

Stress-Induced Car Accidents are a Reality: Learn How to Prevent Them

In the age of technologically advanced automobiles, with automatic gears and sensor-activated safety features, it is not uncommon for you to get distracted by other activities while driving. From calling and texting, to sipping coffee and snacking, your smart vehicles make it very tempting to multi-task irresponsibly. Since managing your car has become so effortless,…

The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Health and Life Insurance

The legalization of recreational marijuana use in Canada is here, and will have an impact on all types of policies offered by Edmonton insurance companies. HDF insurance has previously written about marijuana legalization and car insurance. Now, we’d like to take a look at how marijuana is expected to impact health insurance and life insurance…