Snowbirds with homes in Florida could be paying more for insurance thanks to Irma
Canadian snowbirds who were lucky enough to escape property damage from hurricane Irma will still face higher costs as insurance providers jack up premiums and condo associations levy special assessments.
Florida insurance experts predict 15-to-20 per cent increases in property insurance costs over the next year.
Hurricane Irma is expected to be one of the mostly costly storms in history.
Additional insurance costs will be borne by all insured Florida homeowners, including the estimated 500,000 Canadians who own Florida properties.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.
Johnny Corneil scored the overtime winner exactly half-way through the extra period as the IceDogs prevailed 3-2 over visiting Hamilton for Niagara's fifth win in six meetings versus the Bulldogs. Stephen Dhillon was also big stopping 41 shots for the IceDogs fifth straight victory.
IceDogs forward Kirill Maksimov has been signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers. A year ago, the Oilers signed 'Dogs captain Ryan Mantha to an entry-level contract as well.