The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many small business owners to move online, whether this means having employees work remotely or opening an online store to continue operations. According to Statistics Canada, 40 per cent of Canadians were working from home when lockdowns were enforced in early 2020, compared to less than 10 per cent in […]

When you’ve suffered a loss, no matter how big or small, it’s never easy. In the moment, emotion can often take over and cloud your judgement. You’ll have some questions you need to answer. What do you do now? Who do you need to contact first? What are your obligations as a business owner? Whether […]

As a small business owner, you should be on the lookout for certain risks that could create emergency situations. Dealing with an emergency situation is probably not something on the top of your wish list. But when an emergency does arise, you need to be able to handle it in a quick and orderly fashion. […]

Many seasonal businesses are up and running, while other year-round operations may be getting in to the thick of their busiest season. As we head into the summer months, it may be time to reevaluate your current policy. Below, we list certain coverages to consider for different types of small businesses. Protect your patio with […]