how is the coronavirus impacting canadas cannabis industry

How is the Coronavirus Impacting Canada’s Cannabis Industry?

“To further contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, provincial governments across Canada have ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses and services. One industry that is exempt from the mandatory closures, and therefore deemed essential, is the cannabis industry. All licensed cannabis producers and stores have so far been allowed to remain…

Covid in Canada and Business Insurance

COVID-19 and your Business Insurance Policy

Are you unsure about if your insurance policy covers business interruption?  Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought up many questions surrounding how Canadian insurance policies may respond to business interruptions. Unfortunately, there is not generally coverage offered from commercial insurance and traditional business interruption policies that will cover disruption due to pandemic. Most business interruption policies have…

Ransomware in Manufacturing and Construction

Ransomware in Manufacturing and Construction

Manufacturing and Construction are among the top industries targeted by ransomware. The transition from old technology to newer innovations often means more system interconnectivity, which introduces new cyber risks. In the 2020 Allianz Risk Barometer Report, cyber incidents were revealed to be the most important business risk globally, with business interruption following closely behind. Cyber…

Manufacturer’s E&O Coverage: Why Manufacturers Need It

The Canadian manufacturing industry is fiercely competitive, with supply chains that leave little room for disruption or error. Despite a growing amount of risks, many of the liability exposures faced by manufacturing companies aren’t addressed in traditional general liability or product liability policies. Manufacturer’s Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance can fill the gap in coverage…