MCT Day raises over $25,000 for KidSport

MCT & Economical Insurance donating fund raised on MCT Day to KidSport

On September 23, MCT employees and our colleagues at Economical Insurance held special events across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to support KidSport Canada. In total, we raised $26,363.87 which will go towards helping kids overcome financial barriers preventing them from participating in sports. MCT Day took place across the region with more than a dozen MCT branches taking part through BBQs, bake sales, cook-offs and prize draws.

What you need to know about flooding and insurance

The current severe weather in Atlantic Canada means you might experience flooding in your community. Flooding and water damage can affect your home or vehicle and it is important to understand how your insurance could help.
If you require urgent assistance during regular business hours, we recommend you contact us directly at 1-844-238-6888.
If it is after business hours, a holiday or our offices are closed for an unforeseen reason, you can contact our 24-hour claims teams:

  • Nova Scotia
    Marsh Adjustment: 1-800-290-0886
  • New Brunswick
    Plant Hope Adjustment: 1-800-561-3936
  • Coast Underwriters Ltd. – If you are a client with Coast Underwriters for your marine insurance, please contact Captain Stuart McLea at MRM Solutions Ltd. 1-902-789-1619 (24 hours) or via email mclea@mrmsolutions.ca.

10 tips to help protect your business from cyber threats

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Today’s digital world offers convenience, accessibility and speed. At the same time, it also makes users and businesses vulnerable to cyber threats such as viruses, data breaches and identity fraud.

Does your business have the safeguards in place to prevent cyber threats, and most importantly, to protect your business if a cyber incident takes place?

Insurance is never secondary, especially for secondary suites

secondary_suite_MCTRenting out a secondary suite in your home can be a great way for a homeowner to supplement their mortgage payments while providing renters with affordable housing. Whether you are renting out a secondary suite in your home or renting one yourself, there are important insurance factors to consider.

Workplace safety: how to make your business safer

workplace_Safety_MCTAs an employer, it is important to recognize that all workplaces have hazards.

Hazards range from unguarded machines and loose wires to improperly adjusted workstations or even a strong cleaning product.

A formal workplace safety plan can help protect your employees from these hazards, and ultimately will:

  • protect your organization
  • maintain your bottom line
  • reduce insurance premiums through claims prevention.