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Insurance and craft show vendors

According to the Atlantic Canada Trade Show – which attracts over 1,000 pre-qualified retailers from Atlantic, Central and Western Canada and the United States – the region’s tourism market, which generates approximately $3.24 billion per year, is a key market sector for businesses who produce crafts or gift ware.

Making farm insurance work for farmers: MCT’s Farm Advantage program

MCT's Farm Advantage

Atlantic Canada has a rich agriculture history and Nova Scotia is no exception. That is why MCT Insurance is working with Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture (NSFA) to provide the right insurance coverage farmers need. The NSFA, established in 1845, encompasses 90 per cent of the farming operations in Nova Scotia. The NSFA is a natural partner for MCT to provide our farm coverage. Our Farm Advantage program offers the enhanced coverage, discounts and the personal service that farmers deserve.

Hurricane season and homeowners: prepare with home insurance


Hurricane season in Canada starts in June and lasts until the end of November. This is when northern Atlantic Ocean waters are warm enough to support conditions for hurricanes, tropical storms and other severe weather. Atlantic Canada sees an average of six tropical storms a year. With a minimum wind speed of 120 kilometers per hour, torrential rainfall and storm surges, hurricanes can cause substantial damage to home properties.

Insurance and moving to another province for work

People often move provinces for work or employment opportunities. In addition to getting packing tape and boxes, there are important insurance-related steps to take before hitting the road or airport. To allow for a seamless move, here are five insurance-related tips to ease the transition.   

Protecting your belongings from seasonal-weather scenarios

Protect your belongings from seasonal changes

As the seasons change in Atlantic Canada, they can bring sudden thawing and freezing, large volumes of run-off water and precipitation or storms. These seasonal changes can create scenarios where your belongings could be at risk, such as your home or car. We outline a few scenarios on what to do and share tips on preventative measures.