Cargo Insurance

Liability for goods being transported by a third-party carrier is assumed by the carrier under a Bill of Lading or Shipping Contract. The owner of the goods; however, may want to ensure property is protected in the event of loss or damage, or shortcomings in the carrier’s insurance. The carrier may only be liable for loss or damage caused by negligence, and not for circumstances beyond their control. Your Bill of Lading or Shipping Contract will outline who is responsible for what, and to what extent.

A cargo insurance policy protects your interest in your property, and can be purchased for a single shipment or on an annual basis, if shipments happen regularly.

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Personal Insurance / Real Estate, rental housing, affordable housing
BC Government Introduces Rental Protection Fund

The BC government has introduced a new $500 million fund to support non-profit housing organizations in purchasing affordable residential rental buildings and ownership co-operatives.

Jan 13th, 2023 | By: CapriCMW
Employee Benefits / group benefits, long term disability, employment insurance, short term disability
Impact of Recent EI Changes on Employers and Employees

As of December 18, 2022, the federal government has extended the length of time that individuals can access employment insurance (EI) sickness benefits. The total period of coverage available is now 26 weeks, up from 15 weeks. On the surface, this…

Jan 6th, 2023 | By: CapriCMW
Personal Insurance / travel insurance
Five Tips to Keep You Safe During Your Holiday Travels

If you're going to be away this holiday season, there are some important steps for you to take before and during your trip to keep you safe and protect your property.

Dec 16th, 2022 | By: CapriCMW

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