SWG PL - D&O: 4 Critical Reasons Directors & Officers Need Insurance

Aug 2020

Directors and officers form the management team of a corporation. Directors supervise important business affairs of a corporation and are responsible for making decisions about its activities. Officers, by contrast, are appointed by the directors to oversee daily aspects of the organization.


SWG Property: Vacant Property

Jul 2020

COVID-19 has caused major shifts in Canada’s commercial property market, with significant increases in property vacancies. According to CBRE Group’s quarterly statistics report, Vancouver’s downtown office vacancy rate rose to 3.3% in the second quarter of this year. Meanwhile, Toronto saw an 86% jump in available office space since the first quarter of 2020. (1)


SWG Property: Stand-Alone Commercial Property Policy

Jul 2020

In 2019, Statista reported $5.03 billion in commercial property insurance claims. (1) Whether it’s a home-based office, a leased space, or a bricks-and-mortar outlet, every business owner needs Commercial Property Insurance. Commercial Property covers a business’ building, premises, and other physical assets, including tools, equipment, inventory, and furniture.


SWG Elite: COVID-19 Won't Impede the Leisure & Lifestyle Market

Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt much of the Canadian economy - except for the leisure & lifestyle industry. With Canadians under travel restrictions both internationally and interprovincially, Canadians will be spending their leisure time closer to home.


SWG PL - Beauticians and Beauty Salons

Jul 2020

According to the Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CCTFA), Canada’s beauty industry rakes in $9.5 billion a year, and is steadily growing by 0.7% each year, especially in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. (1) Beauticians require professional licensing in Canada as well as training from a certified cosmetology college.


SWG Property: As Campgrounds Reopen, Owners Should Consider These Risks

Jul 2020

As Canada announced its gradual reopening of private parks and campgrounds, Canadians are itching to get back into more of their “normal” summer activities. On June 22, 2020, Parks Canada offered campers, hikers, and canoeists some respite from lockdown as it began to offer select camping services and national parks across the country.


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