Jan 27, 2021 Tips for taking care of your mental health through COVID-19 and beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many of us in our day-to-day lives, and it will likely leave a lasting impact after it ends. It’s extremely important to take care of your mental health during this challenging time. Here are some tips that might help: Limit the information you’re taking in about COVID-19. Choose a couple of credible sources of pandemic-related information (like the Government of Canada, the World Health Organization, or your local public health authority) and focus on those. Taking in too much information from sources that might not be credible can cause unnecessary stress and confusion.Experiment with different stress reduction techniques. If you’re feeling particularly anxious, deep breathing and grounding exercises can help. Consider trying one of these methods:Box…

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May 19, 2020 How to stay on track when working from home

Canadians across the country have been asked to work from home as much as possible to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). For many, working from home for a day or two at a time can be a welcome break from going into the office — but when you’re asked to work from home indefinitely, it can be tough to concentrate and stay motivated, especially when you might have more distractions than normal. Here are a few tips that might help you keep things as close to “business as usual” as possible until you get back to the office: Set up your workspace in a way that will help you focus and do your job most effectively. While some people might have a dedicated home…

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May 11, 2020 How insurance companies are supporting those who have been affected financially by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to financial struggles and uncertainty for many across the country. Whether you’ve been laid off from your job or you’re an hourly worker whose shifts have been reduced — or if the pandemic has affected your finances for another reason — you might be having a hard time staying on top of your bills right now, including your insurance premiums. Insurance companies understand, and we’re taking measures to support those who are facing tough financial situations as a result of the pandemic. The Insurance Bureau of Canada announced that its member companies will take the following measures to support their customers: Drivers whose habits have changed may qualify for reduced car insurance premiums. If your driving habits have…

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Mar 17, 2020 Here For You ─ Information About COVID-19

We are here to help our customers in good times and be resilient in bad times. As we all face uncertainty, our priority is to be here for you, our customers and for our employees, as well as the communities where we live and work when you need us most.  We are closely following the guidance of reputable health and government authorities such as the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control, the Public Health Agency of Canada and local public health officials to inform our decisions. In these challenging times, as COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving pandemic, we leverage the strength and knowledge of our organization in executing best practices to mitigate risks and deliver on promises. Now, more than ever, we…

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