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Are Life Insurers Profiting from COVID-19?

Last week I wrote to the BC Health and Finance Ministers asking them to take action to force Canadian Life insurance companies doing business in BC to accept fluid test results provided by insurance customers. Read our May 22 blog post for more details here. Being a cynic at times, I think about the potential […]

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Canadian Insurers Putting Canadians at Risk

Canadian life insurance companies’ refusal to accept test results shows a lack of leadership in the insurance industry and puts Canadians at risk of being underinsured. They say they are trying to keep Canadians safe but we don’t buy it. We have written to the BC Finance Minister and the Minister of Health for their help to force insurance companies to accept test results that British Columbians will […]

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Donating Life Insurance to Charities

The following Bulletin was released by the BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) on May 4, 2020 and updates the BCFSA’s position on the donation of life insurance policies to registered charities. This bulletin clarifies the Authority’s position after the surprise announcement in November of 2019 that the BCFSA prohibits the donation of life insurance policies […]

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Taking Advantage of COVID 19 Economics

When the value of  business has declined, the timing may be right for an estate freeze…. During these unprecedented times, the value of your private corporation or other assets may have dropped 10%, 20%, 30% or more. While this result is very challenging, it may be the right time to take advantage of the lower […]

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Generation 3 Comes to Cove

We are excited to officially welcome Nikki to the Cove team! Christie and I are thrilled to have someone from our next generation within the family want to pursue insurance as a career. Knowing Nikki as we do, we are confident she’ll do spectacularly well. She has the potential to not only earn a good […]

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COVID-19 Premium Relief Update

If you have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and would like temporary relief from paying insurance premiums, please call your insurance company and ask for help. Several major insurance companies have published guidelines, outlining the help that is available, and we believe that most insurance companies will offer similar relief upon request. Below […]

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NEWS FLASH – Insurance Premium Relief Due To COVID-19

This week, we’ve talked with several major insurance companies regarding their response to the current COVID-19 crisis. Our hope is that they will announce measures to provide policy holders with financial relief regarding their insurance premiums. This will be of importance to all our clients. We have presented several relief options to multiple carriers, and […]

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BC Coronavirus Protocol

I am writing to share what I have discovered about Coronavirus protocol in BC. One of the things about the Corona virus situation is that there is very little information about what we should actually do if we come down with flu like symptoms. Do we immediately go to our doctor, is there a testing […]

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Cove was Carbon Neutral for 2019

  No matter how hard we try we will always contribute to the creation of carbon in our atmosphere. It is a fact of life. The growth of food, driving cars, building buildings and roads, the list goes on and on. Everyone at Cove is concerned about the footprint we leave behind during our lives […]

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Cove Is Awarded Best For World for 2019

Every year, B Lab recognizes the top-performing B Corps worldwide creating the greatest impact through their businesses. Honorees are recognized for having the highest environmental, community, customer, worker and overall impact by earning a score in the top 10% on the B Impact Assessment, as well as a list recognizing B Corps with the greatest […]

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Cove Increases Score on B Corp Re-certification

We are excited to have completed and successfully passed the B Impact Assessment for the second time. Our first certification as a B Corp was in December of 2016 with a score of 83.5 . We are proud to have been able to increase our score to 89 points through improvements in our social and […]

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Cove Spins Off Impact Planning Business

      For Immediate Release COVE ANNOUNCES SPIN-OFF OF IMPACT PLANNING BUSINESS VANCOUVER, Jan 6, 2020 – Cove Continuity Advisors Inc. is proud to announce the creation of Decade Impact Strategy & Activation Inc., an independent company established to deliver industry leading impact planning services under the leadership of Kristy O’Leary and Brianna Brown. […]

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Cove Year End Update Letter

Every year, Luciana comes into my office and lets me know it’s time to put our year-end letter together and review some of the important things that happened around here throughout the course of the year. Like previous years, I am amazed at how much changes and yet how much remains the same. The holiday […]

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The best kind of 6 Pack, the Impact 6 Pack: Apply Today!

Only Three Spots Left!! Sign up Now by Kristy O’Leary, Cove’s Director of Impact “The goal is not to be perfect by the end, the goal is to be better today.” ~ Simon Sinek It’s that time again! Cove Continuity Advisors is delivering our fourth cohort of the Impact 6 Pack program. Powered by the […]

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Connecting Community to Opportunity Through Impact Investing

Recently I sat down with Brian Smith, CEO of Rhiza Capital, Co-Founder and owner of Persephone Brewing (both fellow B Corps) to discuss how investing in local, forward-thinking businesses can deliver strong returns. Bernie: So, why would you step down from a successful and growing craft brewery to start an impact venture fund? Brian: There’s […]

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