LSM Insurance in the News

LSM Insurance is one of the top insurance agencies in Canada. Chantal Marr and the members of LSM team are regularly being interviewed and quoted by both local and national media. Here are some of the many articles where the LSM Insurance team got mentioned or featured.

  1. CBC News: Condensed week could help workers reduce fuel costs
    CBC News aired a report on LSM's attempt to reduce gas costs by moving to a four day work week.

  2. LSM Insurance in The Globe
    Globe and Mail interviewed our Senior Insurance Consultant, Jack Bendahan on his view of our decision to move to a four day work week.

  3. CBC News: Nova Scotia considers shorter work week
    Once again, CBC News has featured our four day work week initiative as a good example of how to combat high fuel costs.

  4. The Insurance Journal: LSM Insurance on AIG Canada
    LSM InsuranceĀ“s view of the AIG crisis published by The Insurance Journal.

LSM Insurance – Press

  • 5 Reasons To Buy Life Insurance If You Have Dependants

    06/04/2015

    LSM Insurance President, Chantal Marr, was quoted by CTV News' Chief Financial Commentator, Patricia Lovett-Reid on Canada AM.Pattie shared Chantal's top 5 reasons why someone with dependents should buy life insurance. Check out the video and blog post below: Life insurance: what it covers, when to get it, and why to consider it By Pattie Lovett-Reid, Chief Financial Commentator, CTV News @PattieCTV Published Thursday, June 4, 2015 7:37AM EDT I’m not going say: everyone needs life ...

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  • Chantal Marr in Forum Magazine: Kids & Insurance

    03/25/2015

    Chantal's Article In Forum Magazine In this month's issue of Forum Magazine, Chantal Marr wrote an informative article about insurance and children. In the article, Chantal explains what different forms of life insurance is available for children. Also, she briefly touches upon the point of contention regarding the debate of life insurance for children. If you want to read the original article, we have it posted below or you can view ithere. Let's get my bias out of the way, I'm ...

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  • LSM Insurance Hosts BBQ For Youth Without Shelter

    03/24/2015

    Lorne Marr And Family Preparing Sandwiches For Youth without Shelter LSM Insurance ishosting a BBQ this summer to help feed Youth without Shelter. The event will be held June 11th 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 6 Warrendale Court, the headquarters for Youth without Shelter. The address is located in the Kipling and Albion area. Last week, Lorne Marr and his family put together 50 nutritional lunches for hungry youths. Mike Burnett, Event and Education Facilitator, reached out explains ...

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  • Lorne Marr Quoted In MoneySense: The Only Insurance Guide You Need

    03/19/2015

    Money Sense February March 2015 Insurance can be a confusing but necessary purchase. To help mediate the confusion, MoneySense put together an insurance guide for all your needsin their February/March 2015 issueby Julie Cazzin. She covers the topics of disability insurance, auto insurance, life insurance and much more. In the MoneySense guide, Lorne Marr, our Director of New Business Development, offered his insights on how you should treat your life insurance policy and how ...

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

    09/23/2014

    Investment Executive: Insurers to tackle “denied claims” stigma Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Investment Executive on October 2014. The newspaper quotes her in an article calledInsurers to tackle “denied claims” stigma, written by Megan Harman. The article covers the issue of negative effect generated by denial of the insurance claims. (more…)

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  • Lorne Marr Interviewed in The Pulse With Devon Peacock

    07/28/2014

    Lorne Marr, Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in The Pulse with Devon Peacock that is broadcast on AM980 every workday. Devon Peacock and Lorne Marr discuss the concept of a four-day workweek that LSM Insurance established in 2009. Devon Peacock in the Studio at AM980 In the interview, Marr explains the advantages of the four-day workweek and the positive impact it's had on his employees' morale and productivity. If you want to read more about the ...

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  • Chantal Marr on Life Insurance For Children in the Financial Post

    07/28/2014

    Chantal Marr, President of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the July 26 Financial Post article by Melissa Leong titled "Should you buy life insurance for your kid?" Read on to discover what Chantal and two other experts have to say about life insurance for children. Chantal Marr Quoted in Financial Post Insurance For Children When it comes to money decisions, it can be hard to figure out the right thing to do. Money is about power, emotion, morality, and security, among other things. So in ...

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  • Lorne Marr interviewed on The Bill Good Show

    07/15/2014

    Lorne Marr, the Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in the Bill Good Show that is aired on the waves of the Vancouver-based radio CKNW AM980 on 14th of July. Bill Good and Lorne Marr discuss "Is it time for a long weekend every weekend?" and talk about the advantages and disadvantages of four-day workweek. (more…)

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  • Lorne Marr Quoted in The Globe and Mail

    07/03/2014

    The Globe and Mail: What happens to your debts if you die suddenly? Lorne Marr, the Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Globe and Mail on June 25. The Globe and Mail quotes him in an article called What happens to your debts if you die suddenly? that covers the issue of mortgage insurance in comparison to term life insurance. (more…)

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

    05/28/2014

    Investment Executive: Insurance: Reviving UL policies Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Investment Executive in May 2014. The Investment Executive quotes her in an article called Insurance: Reviving UL policies, written by Megan Harman. The article deals with changes in commissions and prices of some of the new insurance products. (more…)

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the Toronto Star

    04/29/2014

    The Toronto Star: Eight red flags when you apply for life insurance: Smolkin Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Toronto Star on April 29, 2014. The Star quotes her in an article calledEight red flags when you apply for life insurance written bySheryl Smolkin. The article lists the reasons why insurance companies might postpone or refuse coverage. (more…)

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  • Lorne Marr Featured in the Toronto Star

    04/25/2014

    The Toronto Star: Stay-home Fridays becoming feasible: Goar Lorne Marr, the founder of the LSM Insurance, was featured in the Toronto Star on April 24, 2014. The article called "Stay-home Fridays becoming feasible," written by the Star's columnist Carol Goar, is about the four-day workweek that Marr implemented in his company in 2009. The article is about Lorne Marr's decision to switch to a four-day workweek with flexible work hours for his employees. He made the decision after the ...

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  • Senior LSM Insurance broker interviewed on E-cigarettes

    04/24/2014

    William Shung Senior LSM Insurance broker William Shung was interviewed by News Talk 770 in Calgary regarding the controversial topic of E-Cigarettes. Insurance companies are adding fuel to the fire by pricing all E-cigarette users as smokers. William takes the stance that these people should not be priced as smokers. Part of the dilemma for insurance companies is that they do not have enough data to analyze the risk. But as Chantal Marr, President of LSM Insurance, noted in a National ...

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the National Post

    04/23/2014

    National Post: Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers right? No, life-insurance companies say Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the National Post on April 21, 2014. The Post quotes her in an article regarding the issue of e-cigarettes and their classification in Canadian legislature and by insurance companies. (more…)

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the Toronto Star

    01/28/2014

    Toronto Star: How to save money on life insurance Chantal Marr was quoted today in the Toronto Star in an article about how to save money on life insurance. The Star quotes her regarding the possibility to save money on life insurance policy even after it was purchased. In the article, the president of the LSM Insurance explains the probable procedure of insurance companies in case of re-evaluating the life insurance premium rates and other ways of influencing the costs of life ...

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  • Canada Protection Plan Joins LSM’s Charity Bowling Night Benefiting Lupus Ontario

    12/02/2013

    LSM president Chantal Marr welcomes the team from Canada Protection Plan. Canada Protection Plan has put together a team for LSM's Charity Bowling Night Benefiting Lupus Ontario. Canada Protection Plan is a leader in no-medical life insurance policies, and you'll often see their commercials on TV touting their plans with no medical tests, no health questions, and guaranteed coverage. They also offer some term life insurance simplified-issue policies, which ask a few health ...

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  • LSM Insurance in the News: Group Sales Has its Benefits

    11/04/2013

    Our President, Chantal Marr, was quoted in the Investment Executive, where she commented on the benefits of group insurance sales. Please continue reading for the whole article. Advising companies on employee benefits can provide you with steady revenue and cross-selling opportunities. But entering this market requires a long-term commitment to learn the business and adjust to a longer, slower sales process. For life insurance advisors who are seeking new avenues of growth, ...

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  • Chantal Marr Quoted in the Boston Globe

    07/16/2013

    Chantal Marr was recently quoted in the Boston Globe on the topic of insurance for former steroid users. Nick Cafardo quotes the president of LSM regarding the possibilities that clients with history of steroid abuse might have when it comes to traditional insurance policies. The Boston Globe by Tony Fischer In the article, Marr explains that clients with such a health record do qualify for insurance — but they must abstain from steroid use for at least a year. Any current users ...

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  • LSM Broker Jack Bendahan Quoted in Investment Executive on How to Avoid Declines

    07/08/2013

    LSM's Senior Life Insurance Broker Jack Bendahan was quoted in Investment Executive on How to Avoid Declines. Summary From medical conditions to particular lifestyles — there are plenty of reasons why an insurer will decline a client's insurance application. Helping hard-to-insure clients get their policies requires additional work, but as Jack Bendahan, expert in this niche market, points out: It’s rewarding to help people… When you go through all that work and you get them what they ...

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  • CBC News: Jack Bendaham Talks about Ved Dhingra Case

    08/30/2012

    Jack Bendahan You may remember the story of Ved Dhingra, a mentally ill man from Toronto who killed his own wife, Kamlesh Dhingra, back in 2006 by battering her with a religious marble statue and then stabbing her to death. Two years later, the 66-year old Dhingra was found not criminally responsible for the murder because of his schizoaffective disorder, a mental disorder that combines schizophrenia and a mood disorder (severe highs and lows, mania and depression). Thanks to the ...

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  • Life Insurance for Canadians who Speak Hebrew

    07/25/2012

    Toronto has Canada's largest Jewish community, followed closely by Montreal and Vancouver. There are approximately 105,765 Jews living in Toronto, and an increasing number of them speak Hebrew outside of worship. With that in mind, LSM Insurance has chosen to employ a Hebrew-speaking insurance broker dedicated to serving Toronto's vibrant Jewish community and those who have immigrated from Israel. Our brokers speak a variety of languages, including English, French, ...

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  • LSM in May 2012 Insurance Journal

    05/23/2012

    An appeal from sales managers: too much money is being left on the table. Cross sell. Built with life insurance and investments and then follow through with living benefits. One sale can lead to another. (more…)

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  • Insuring seniors costly but worth it

    03/14/2012

    It’s a well understood truth that the best deal on life insurance can be had when the client is young and in relatively good health. But just because the premiums on seniors are much higher, the need for insurance in your golden years may still make it a good deal. There’s no shortage of worst-case scenarios, ranging from larger-than-expected tax liabilities to the failure of a pension plan. Even good news can sometimes conspire against the client: with longer life ...

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  • Group Critical Illness Insurance: a Trend Towards More Competitive Products

    02/26/2012

    LSM Insurance Journal Feb 2012 Group CI 1 (more…)

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  • Get your client a discount on insurance

    11/30/2011

    Everyone likes a deal. When laundry detergent is on sale, you stock up because you know you’lleventuallyneed it. The same could be true of life insurance, and your client could benefit from a volume discount by buying more. Cost-of-insurance calculations can sometimes produce a “club pack” discount effect. Not only could a larger policy cost less per $1,000 in coverage, but it could also carry a lower overall premium. (more…)

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  • Exploring Alternative Life Insurers

    11/08/2011

    In its October issue, The Insurance And Investment Journal published an article about new potential insurance products that should help to face the rising COI pricing increases. LSM Insurance was asked to provide independent opinion. Markham-based brokerage firm believes smaller insurers can offer interesting alternative. "Union of Canada is one company that we started to do some work with. They have a pretty unique Term 100 product. It basically gives the insured the level premiums for ...

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  • Insurance and Investment Journal: Embracing Young Clients

    08/17/2011

    This article was published in July's Insurance and Investment Journal Embracing young clients When Lorne Marr began his career at metropolitan Life Insurance Co. of Canada 18 years ago, he spent a full year cold calling. He approached former fellow students, friends and colleagues, and built up a clientele of young professionals. "I knew a lot of young people just starting their careers like myself," he said in a recent interview. (more…)

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  • Lorne Marr and Friends Help Raise Over $1,400 for Epilepsy

    08/12/2011

    Lorne Marr and friends take a break from the action. On Friday, August 13, 2011, founder Lorne Marr and the team from LSM Insurance took to the diamond for a very special baseball game. They ran the bases and hit it out of the park for a very important cause. Care-Alive (The Caroline Cunningham Foundation for Epilepsy) was started in 2009 by the friends and family of Caroline Cunningham after her death from Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) at the age of 32. The ...

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  • LSM Insurance on Ourfaves.com

    07/07/2011

    OurFaves.com Logo We are proud to share with you that LSM Insurance now has its place on OurFaves.com. If LSM Insurance is "your fave" as well, please visit OurFaves.com and let everyone know what you think about us. We'll be very happy to hear from you. Alternatively, you can leave us a comment on our website or contact us directly here.

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  • Critical Illness Insurance vs. Disability Insurance: Why You Need Both

    05/08/2011

    Critical Illness Insurance vs. Disability Insurance: Why You Need Both? In a previous post, we explained why critical illness insurance is now equal in importance to life insurance when it comes to inoculating yourself against the financial hardships that come with any critical illness diagnosis. A diagnosis of cancer, heart attack, stroke, or any other of the 20 to 25 illnesses a critical illness insurance plan typically covers, means a lump sum payment between $10,000 and $2 ...

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  • Why Critical Illness Insurance is Just as Critical as Life Insurance

    04/28/2011

    The Canadian Cancer Society will tell you that one in four Canadians is expected to die from cancer and that cancer is the leading cause of premature death in this country. If that weren't enough, 40% of women and 45% of men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. (more…)

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  • Insurance coverage critical for homeowners’ peace of mind

    03/30/2011

    A mortgage on a home is one of the largest debts incurred by most Canadians, and needs to be taken very seriously. Mortgage holders may want to take measures to protect their family home in the event that payments cannot be met due to death, illness, or disability. (more…)

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  • The Insurance Journal: Low interest rates drive up prices

    02/23/2011

    LSM Insurance was featured in February issue of The Insurance Journal. Enjoy the article! (more…)

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  • Profit Magazine: The Wealthy Entrepreneur

    02/21/2011

    10 essential strategies for every business owner who wants to be rich and stay rich Profit Magazine in their March edition published a handy checklist of wealth-management moves for entrepreneurs, explaining why, when and how to make each one. LSM insurance was included! By Julie Cazzin, February 16, 2011 in ProfitGuide.com (more…)

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  • Advisor.ca: Yes, you can insure a drug user

    02/01/2011

    Soft drugs, such as marijuana and hashish do not mix well with each other, nor with traditional life insurance. Hard drugs, such as cocaine and heroin, make for an even tougher combination. The considerations go beyond definitions of legality and extend to the insurers’ risk management processes, explains LSM Insurance, one of the most renowned brokerages in Canada, with over 50 years of combined insurance experience. The chances of obtaining traditional life insurance vary ...

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  • BankRate.com: Buying child life insurance

    09/18/2010

    Eileen McGeough bought life insurance for her two children after her neighbour's teenage son was killed in a car accident almost 20 years ago. The sudden death and watching the family struggle in the aftermath left McGeough feeling vulnerable. At the time, the young mother knew she wouldn't have the money on hand to bury one of her own children. For $15 a month per child, life insurance gave her some peace of mind. "You don't think about these things until something happens," says ...

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  • BankRate.ca: Student accident insurance

    09/01/2010

    May Alexander knows all about kids and accidents. As mom to two active boys, ages five and seven, she's seen her fair share of bumps and bruises. Those she can handle, but it's the big things - major accidents or injuries - that scare her: first and foremost the horror of her children getting hurt, but also how she'd cover the cost of everything from rehabilitation to prosthetics. As a result, this Toronto mother invests in accident insurance ... just in case. "Anything that says ...

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  • Globe and Mail: Relaxed summer policies

    07/10/2010

    Welcome to the summer, workers of the world - July is officially in the house. Sundresses and cargo shorts have elbowed out business suits and ties. Desk lunches have been ditched for sunny patios. And half the office leaves at the stroke of noon every Friday. You could call it the Great Summer Slide, thanks to both official summer policies - almost half of Canadian companies offer their employees flexible summer hours, according to a May AON Consulting survey of 477 companies - and ...

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  • LSM Insurance Ready to Serve Canada’s Chinese Speakers

    07/07/2010

    Meet William Shung, the newest member of the LSM Insurance team. The number of people who claim a Chinese dialect as their mother tongue has been on the rise since 2001. As of the 2006 census, 1,034,000 people claim it as their first language, which is up 18% since 2001. Chinese is also the number one language spoken among visible minorities in Toronto, as 420,000 people report it as their first language. Recognizing this upswing, LSM Insurance has diversified our talent pool with the ...

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  • Insurance Journal: Group critical illness insurance sales improving

    03/16/2010

    "The most recent data available shows that the growth of group critical illness sales was seven times stronger than the group insurance sector as a whole." These findings were published by the Fraser Group, an organization that has compiled statistics on the group insurance market in Canada for several years. Ken Fraser, president of Fraser Group, says that the product is currently enjoying increasing momentum. "Our limited research indicates the rate of new sales is quite ...

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  • The Wall Street Journal: Nothing Morbid About Child Life Policy

    03/10/2010

    For most people, a life insurance policy is a way to protect assets or maintain a lifestyle for dependents when the main breadwinner passes away. This makes such policies for children seem unnecessary and even morbid. (more…)

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  • LSM Insurance Helps Cricketers raise funds for Haiti victims

    03/09/2010

    [flowplayer src='https://lsminsurance.ca/video/Cricketers-raise-funds-for-Haiti-victims.mp4' width=340 height=251] Click the play button above to see the video! LSM Insurance Cricket for Haiti has been featured on South Asian Omni News. Nearly 200 players including under-19 and women cricket players attended the opening ceremony of a three-week cricket tournament in Toronto will be played to help raise awareness and funds for the disaster relief effort in Haiti. Read more about the ...

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  • How LSM Brokers and Clients Both Win

    01/05/2010

    Our brokers operate under the philosophy, that clients want to buy but don't want to be sold. Our brokers and clients both win because our team follows the principals below: 1. Under promise and over deliver. By following this mantra, clients never feel cheated. Our brokers know they can deliver on their word. 2. Independent analysis. Our brokers are not skewed in their advice and are not limited by company quotas. They work with over 13 different carriers, which insures that ...

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  • LSM Partners with Travel Underwriters to Provide Online Travel Insurance Solutions

    12/01/2009

    December 1, 2009 -- LSM Insurance is proud to announce we will be adding travel insurance to our ever expanding repertoire of online insurance services. LSM has partnered with Travel Underwriters, a company with more than 40 years experience in the travel insurance field, to go beyond providing quotes for our customers and, for the first time ever, hand them the ability to provide travel insurance for themselves and their families right from the comfort of their own living ...

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  • Moneysense.ca: Life Insurance – Swine flu surprise

    10/30/2009

    We first warned our readers about how catching the Swine Flu could put at risk your life insurance plans in July this year. November 2009 Moneysense Alas we were right and the Canadian personal finance magazine Moneysense has just run an article on the issue of Swine Flu and life insurance, quoting me. It's nice to see things early, but it's not so nice for those who catch the Swine Flu and are unable to obtain life insurance for a year, with small children at home. If you are ...

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  • Globe and Mail: In low times, anxieties run high

    05/05/2009

    Recession takes its toll on mental health as more Canadians lose sleep over job security and finances. There has been a sharp spike in the level of recession-related stress, with working Canadians shouldering heavier workloads and experiencing greater anxiety about job security and personal finances, according to a survey released yesterday. "Employees appear to be working longer hours, as 54 per cent feel the current recession is having an impact on their work/life balance. ...

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  • Unknown withdrawal from your bank account from BMO? Don’t panic

    04/24/2009

    Don't panic, say brokers form LSM Insurance. "It's just part of the official transition from AIG Canada to Bank of Montreal." AIG Canada policy holder Dawn Thompson is not happy - "Do you not think AIG could have had the courtesy to notify me? What if I want to speak to someone at BMO about my policy - there are no contacts, no information. Talk about being blindsided!" Apparently BMO Life Insurance did send out notices but a lot of people didn't get them or read them. "It happens all ...

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  • Moneysense.ca: Parent’s dilemma

    02/09/2009

    The Novaks, have a sick child - and a growing financial problem by Julie Cazzin 2009 Money Sense Novaks are living every parent's nightmare. Two years ago, their 11-month-old son Leo fell sick. He suffered for days with what his parents thought was the flu. Then he developed a rash and began to cry in constant pain. For six months, the Novaks ferried Leo from one doctor to another in their hometown of Sudbury, Ont. Nobody could identify his problem. (more…)

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  • AIG is now BMO:LSM Insurance quoted in The Insurance Journal on AIG Life Insurance

    10/27/2008

    When the Insurance Journal talked to insurance experts on the recent concerns about AIG Life of Canada, LSM Insurance was among those interviewed by the magazine. Read the whole Insurance Journal article and find out what we had to say about AIG Life Insurance and why the existing clients with current AIG policies should not switch. BMO Insurance continues to offer a wide variety of policies. They have Term 10, Term 20, Term 30 and Term 100 coverage. Very few companies offer ...

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  • CityTV Talks Life Insurance With Lorne Marr

    10/22/2008

    [flowplayer src='https://lsminsurance.ca/video/Jee-Yun-Lee-life-insurance-dangers.flv' width=320 height=240 splash='https://lsminsurance.ca/video/citytv2.png' popup='Get an independent quote now <a class="popuplink" href="https://lsminsurance.ca/quotes/term-life-canada">Term life quote</a>'] (more…)

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  • LSM 4 Day Work Week Featured in Globe and Mail

    10/11/2008

    Four Day Work Week Our campaign for the 4 day work week turned up in the Globe and Mail last week as full page article in the business section. We were honoured that they chose Jack and Lorne as the lead photo. We were also thrilled to see that other companies are moving to a four day work week as well. Our staff is more productive than ever. Unfortunately, for the moment we are finding that the four day work week doesn't apply to company owners. Writer Kira Vermond analysed the Monday ...

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  • AIG is now BMO:LSM Insurance quoted in the Toronto Sun on AIG

    09/18/2008

    Following the potential bankruptcy rumours swirling aroundAIG, LSM Insurance was interviewed by the Toronto Sun. We were talking about Assuris, a "safety net" for the insured. Here is a short excerpt form of the article: "Brokers from LSM Insurance in Markham have been flooded by e-mails and phone calls from clients. What they point out is that the insurance industry has a safety net, called Assuris, which is similar to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corp. (CDIC) that guarantees ...

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  • LSM Insurance a role model for proposed 4 day work week in Nova Scotia says CBC

    08/01/2008

    CBC News has again featured our four day work week initiative as a good example of how to combat high fuel costs. Now, Nova Scotia is looking at a four-day work week for government employees as a way to save energy, the online news service says. Energy Minister Richard Hurlburt is reported to have said that his department is preparing a report on how how much the province would save in energy costs. The article, among others, reads: In Canada, some companies, such as LSM Insurance in ...

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  • LSM’s four day work week still attracts media attention

    07/29/2008

    Newspapers and community websites continue to report on our initiative of introducing four day work weeks to combat skyrocketing gas prices. Following our appearance on the front page of the Globe and Mail, the Business News Network also ran the story on our four day work week. For full details, you can read our press release complete with images and a video footage on our four day work week.

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  • LSM Insurance on front page of The Globe

    07/24/2008

    Globe and Mail - Fuel Costs drive Canadians to park their Cars Canada's national newspaper, Globe and Mail brings a lengthy report on how companies are combating soaring gas prices. The paper interviewed our Senior Insurance Consultant, Jack Bendahan on his view of our decision to move to a four day work week. Here's an excerpt from the article: Life insurance broker Jack Bendahan, for example, has switched to a four-day work week and now parks his Mitsubishi Eclipse ...

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  • Our four-day work week campaign to reduce commuting gas costs gains media exposure

    07/23/2008

    Canadian media reacted promptly when they learned about the condensed four-day work week we instituted to reduce the cost of commuting. Our business co-ordinator Elisabeth Prosper was interviewed on CBC radio last week (listen to the four day work week story was featured in depth on CBCNews.ca.

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  • LSM Insurance four-day work weeks featured on CBC Radio

    07/21/2008

    CBC Radio has featured our 4 day work week as a great example of how to combat high fuel costs and save money. [audio:https://lsminsurance.ca/site/audio/cbc-news-gas-prices-lsm-insurance.mp3] Listen to the whole story! People in Toronto work long hours and long days. In the face of ever higher gas prices and unstable financial markets, many people are working more days and even longer hours. Here at LSM Insurance, we have moved to four-day work weeks to combat high gas prices. All the ...

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  • LSM Insurance featured on CBC National News!

    07/18/2008

    [flowplayer src='https://lsminsurance.ca/video/four-day-work-week-canada.flv' splash='https://lsminsurance.ca/video/cbcnews.png' popup=' Get an independent quote now Term life quote ' width=320 height=240] Click the play button above to see the video! We have been featured for our efforts to help employees reduce commuting, save on fuel costs, reduce pollution and enjoy life more: we have instituted a voluntary 4 day work week. And our staff love it. CBC radio also produced a story ...

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  • LSM Insurance featured in the April 2008 Insurance Journal

    05/13/2008

    Insurance Journal April 2008 LSM Insurance was quoted again in the Insurance Journal. This time, we talked about seg funds' reset option, which allows clients to change their investment's guaranteed value to keep pace with market value. You can read the whole article if you click the above pictures, but here is also a short excerpt from the piece. This reset option makes the guarantee on death a powerful feature. "Say your ...

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  • Insurance Makes No Sense: LSM Insurance quoted in November 2007 Money Sense Magazine

    10/25/2007

    Money Sense Magazine Every time you turn on the news you hear about people dying in accidents. So it's no wonder that many of us buy accidental death insurance, either as a stand-alone policy, or as a rider on an existing policy. The insurance is designed to provide for your family should you be killed in a mishap, such as a car crash or fall. "There's only one problem with accidental death insurance," LSM expert says. "It doesn't make any sense." Accidental deaths are rare, ...

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  • A healthy workplace pays returns – LSM Insurance quoted in Insurance Journal again

    09/30/2007

    When Professor Michael Leiter predicts a 10% return, he mean yield from a different investment than normally discussed by financial advisors, and when he mentions 'resources', he does not mean commodity investment or the mutual fund category. What he is referring to is the direct connection between a healthy workplace and efficient and motivated employees. Prof. Leiter says his research demonstrates connections between an individual's professional efficiency and work style. "The ...

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  • LSM Insurance is in the news in 24 Hours

    04/12/2006

    Sound counsel on losing eight extra pounds from bodybuilder Lorne for his sister-in-law Laura: Set goals and rewards. Treat workouts like appointments. Remove unhealthy food and bring vegetables and fruits and unsalted nuts into kitchen. Keep a bottle of water close all day. If you have children, exercise with them. Incorporate exercise into your business routines. Go for walks rather than ...

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  • Chantal and family pictured in the National Post

    01/02/2006

    Chantal with her husband Lorne and their children Beau, Vanessa and Elle chosen for the holiday picture on 26 December 2005 on the front page of The National Post.

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  • LSM Insurance featured in The Insurance Journal

    12/15/2005

    Off Bay Street News - Markham Daniela Cambone "Have a philosophy to do more," is LSM Insurance's mantra, a Million Dollar Round Table qualifier for the past 12 years. They spend over $20,000 a year solely on promotional items for clients, which seems to be a small investment in comparison with the huge returns it brings in. Ranging from mugs to ice scrapers, no client is left empty handed. "With each sale, we send a couple of movie passes. We started doing this and we found it ...

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  • LSM Insurance is featured in The Toronto Star on 21 July in James Daw’s Money Talk column

    12/15/2005

    But will you live to collect it? Critical Illness Insurance is a concern. Money Talk: James Daw A type of insurance sold in Canada for nearly 10 years could lead to a dramatic tug of war around a policyholder's hospital bed. But a lawyer specializing in trust and estate matters says he, for one, has yet to hear the thorny issues rose at professional seminars or conferences. Critical illness insurance will provide a sum of cash in the event the purchaser suffers a stroke, heart ...

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  • Lorne Marr Interviewed in Forum: the Magazine for Financial Advisors

    11/30/2005

    LSM Insurance Director of New Business Development, Lorne Marr was interviewed for the Health Matters section of Forum:the Magazine for Financial Advisors: Fitness Forum Advisor For many advisors, staying healthy and keeping fit is an important part of their daily routine. Lorne Marr, CFP, MBA, of LSM Insurance in Markham, Ontario, has spoken to many advisors over the years on how he maintains his passion for health and fitness, and quality family life, while growing his ...

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