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Renters Insurance

All tenants must provide proof of their tenant insurance, the policy confirmation page is acceptable. The landlord is not responsible for any loss, theft or damage to tenants' personal items. Tenant insurance can often be obtained through your bank or current insurance provider. Alternatively, websites such as insurancehotline.com, lowestrates.ca, and ratehub.ca are great resources to compare rates and find the one suitable for your financial situation and apartment.

  1. TD Renter's Insurance
  2. RBC Tenant Insurance

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Power & Utilities

Setup your utilities account when buying or renting a house.. Tenants with additional utilities must provide proof that the account(s) has been set up in their name. The account number suffices. Please contact them directly prior to your move in and set up the accounts as of the first day on your lease.  Please note that every building has a different provider.
Attached below are the contact details for the most common utility providers.

  1. Toronto Hydro: +1 (416) 542-8000
  2. Carma: +1 (888) 298-3336
  3. EnerCare-Electric: +1 (866) 449-4423
  4. Enbridge Gas: +1 (877) 736-1502

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