8 Boat and Yacht Safety Tips for the Maritimes

If you live in the Maritime Provinces you are very lucky. We have some of the finest boating, most breathtaking scenery, and exceptional fishing in the world. Is it no wonder boating is such a popular pastime here? However, it is very important to stay safe on the water, and here are some helpful safety tips to make your yacht and boat experience even better.

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Preventing and Dealing With Winter's Water-Laden Legacy

Great tips to protect your home this winter. Water damage is one of the biggest threats, from the effects of bursts, overflowing rivers and creeks or related sewer backup damage. Peake & McInnis are your Home Insurance experts in PEI.

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What You Need To Know About Cyber Crime

We take a detailed look at Defining, Identifying and How to Limit Cyber crime A vast amount of information is now stored on computer servers and databases, and it’s growing every day. Because that information has great value, hackers are constantly looking for ways to steal or destroy it.  Peake & McInnis LTD, serving all of PEI.

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What Spam, Phishing and Spyware Scams Look Like

Confused about spam, spyware and phishing at your business? These tips will help protect your business from email predators. Peake & McInnis Insurance can help protect your business from cyber risks with cyber liability insurance.  

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You Should Be Concerned About Data Breaches

To reduce the chance for a data breach, it is wise to develop an IT Risk Management Plan at your organization. Risk management solutions should use industry standards and best practices to assess hazards from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction of your organization’s information systems. Peake & McInnis Insurance, serving all PEI Cyber Liability needs.

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What If Your Boat Doesn't Have An Epic Name?

Naming your boat is a tradition that should not be taken lightly. Seafarers and boaters are a superstitious lot, especially in maritime regions like PEI. 

But sometimes, you know, you just have to change a name. Perhaps the vessel or craft you acquired has an existing name that has bad connotations for you or your family. Perhaps you plain hate it. Or maybe you're not superstitious! With these tips you can change up your boat name in style.  Peake & McInnis LTD, your PEI boat insurance specialists.


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Directors & Officers Liability - Demystifying Management Liability

Directors and Officers do not want to risk their personal financial security from any claims against themselves or their families.
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Miscellaneous Professional Liability - Demystifying Management Liability

Don't let your business be caught without Professional Liability Insurance. Designed to provide a defense for the professional against frivolous allegations of negligence or wrongdoing. 
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Don't Get Stuck Paying for Costly Storm Clean-Ups

Following a damaging fire, thunderstorm, hurricane, tornado, ice storm, or other disaster, one of your first concerns will be the structural damage your home has suffered and how to repair and restore it back to its original condition. In most cases, your homeowner's insurance policy will pay for the labor and materials to repair your home and for you to temporarily live somewhere else while your home is uninhabitable. But, what about the mess that the disaster has left behind? You may have anything from destroyed furniture and appliances to soaking wet insulation and lumber that must be cleaned up and disposed of somehow. Of course, this certainly isn't an expense or a task that a homeowner wants to be worried with after a disaster. The good news is that your insurance policy may also pay for the expensive cleanup and disposal process. A typical insurance policy will cover a reasonable expense for you to remove the debris from your property, but the damage must be caused by one of the causes of loss that y ...
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The EEOC Strengthens Commitment to Filing Class Action Suits

In 2006, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission changed its strategy when it announced plans to file more class action suits. This shift was predicated on the decrease in the number of private-sector discrimination-related class action suits and increase in wage-hour class actions. As a result of this decline in discrimination class actions, the Commission's position may indicate a trend toward more government-led class actions in this area. The EEOC is in a unique position to litigate this type of suit because it is not required to meet the strict requirements to maintain a class action set forth in Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. In addition, the agency isn't hampered by considerations of whether the monetary compensation won will be worth the expense of a trial. The Commission is also spurred on in its decision by the belief that a national approach to litigating workplace civil rights is necessary due to a lack of consistent effort on the part of the private sector. The Commission ...
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