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Smoke and Cannabis: More consumption of it during Covid confinement

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Smoke and Cannabis: More consumption of it during Covid confinement

According to a study published by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), cigarette and cannabis consumption increased during Covid confinement.

“One third (32%) of cannabis users interviewed by INSPQ researchers during the period of April 16-28 reported that their use had increased “in the last week.” Also, 38% of smokers reported that their cigarette consumption had increased in the last month compared to before the pandemic.
According to Statistics Canada, just over 1.2 million Quebecers smoke cigarettes every day or occasionally.”

Insurance and housing: can a proof of insurance be required?

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Insurance and housing: can a proof of insurance be required?

This question often comes down to the responsibility of tenants in rental properties.
Indeed, many tenants do not take insurance, neither for the furniture or to ensure their civil liability.

The question is therefore: Can the landlord require his tenants to have home insurance?
The answer is yes, but only under certain conditions.

Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1 1/4 per cent

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Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 1 1/4 per cent

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1 1/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent. Recent data have been strong, inflation is close to target, and the economy is operating roughly at capacity. However, uncertainty surrounding the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is clouding the economic outlook.

Savings today, peace of mind tomorrow …with up to 30%* savings on your home and auto insurance

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Savings today, peace of mind tomorrow …with up to 30%* savings on your home and auto insurance

Did you know your group membership benefit entitles you to savings and discounts on your home and auto insurance not available to the general public? With The Personal, you get group rates exclusive to members of Association des propriétaires du Québec – plus savings of up to 30%* on your home and auto insurance.

H2O+ Solutions from The Personal

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H2O+ Solutions from The Personal

Did you know water damage represents more than 50% of the cost of home insurance claims? What does that mean for the future?

Presenting H2O+ Solutions from The Personal—helping you protect your home against water damage!