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Author: Al Maggi

Al Maggi is Mitch's senior writer and content editor. Al works closely with other members of the Mitch broker and executive team to make complex insurance topics understandable, and simpler ones interesting and informative.

Posts by Al Maggi

Who are the most distracted drivers?

December 1, 2022

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the U.S. asked more than 2,000 drivers about distracted…

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Do I need liquor liability insurance for my holiday party?

November 11, 2022

Generally, if you’re hosting a small holiday party at home, you don’t need extra insurance. The liability coverage under…

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Everything you need to know about snowmobiles

November 4, 2022

Snowmobiles are a popular way to get out and enjoy all Canadian winters have to offer. There are more than 150,000 sleds registered…

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Comparing premiums for Canada’s top 10 selling sports cars

October 28, 2022

If you’re in the market for a sports car, you may think you’re going to pay an arm and a leg for insurance. But that’s not necessarily…

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What is a deductible…and what’s the right deductible for me?

October 21, 2022

A deductible is the part of a claim that you, as the policyholder, agree to take responsibility for. If you make a claim for…

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How insurers determine the value of your write-off

October 6, 2022

On average, a brand new car loses about 20% of its value over the first year, and half its value over 4 years. After 10 years,…

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Should I get collision and comprehensive on an older car?

September 27, 2022

It can be tempting to try and lower your insurance costs on that trusty old car by getting rid of optional coverage like collision…

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The importance of tenants insurance – By the numbers

September 23, 2022

An alarming number of renters in Canada have no tenants insurance policy, leaving them vulnerable to such perils as fire,…

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