October 9, 2015

Don’t be a dummy at your next dinner party: know the ins and outs of the UberX debate

Over the past few months, UberX has been making news headlines and there has been much discussion throughout Canadian cities and their municipal laws, allowing it to operate legally. Last week, Toronto decided to outlaw UberX, and a recent polling of citizens in six major Canadian cities has indicated that Londoners were most […]

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October 9, 2015

In Your Community: Run to the Fair (Dorchester)

We are happy to be supporting the “fastest 5k around’ which raises funds for Lord Dorchester Secondary School this Sunday (October 11). This family friendly event is a 5k Race / Walk and kids race in Dorchester starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Dorchester Fairgrounds and runners can register at […]

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October 9, 2015

Start thinking about preparing your home and vehicle for Winter.

As always, it’s best to be prepared for when the inclement weather arrives. Please reference our guide to winterizing your home so you can avoid catastrophe in the event of a snow and ice storm! It’s also a great time to start thinking about winterizing your vehicle. Please contact us and speak to your […]

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October 9, 2015

Overland Water Protection is available to you!

In the spring we introduced you to Overland Water Protection offered by Aviva. We’re now offering it to all of our clients upon renewal date. Aviva is the first to offer protection for your home in the event of damage caused by: Heavy rains Spring run-off Overflow from lakes and […]

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October 6, 2015

Vote for Bullwinkles Cafe in the Aviva Community Fund Contest!

For seven years, AVIVA has been investing in charitable community initiatives across Canada. They have funded $5.5 million in community projects to date, and are donating another 1 million this year. McFarlan Rowlands is taking part in this contest by supporting the Moose Family Centre & Operation Sharing in Woodstockwith […]

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June 24, 2015

Office Closures – Thursday June 25

All McFarlan Rowlands office locations will be closed today, Thursday June 25, at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate your patience in this matter. We will resume daily operations and will be ready to serve you on Friday, June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Thank you! The McFarlan Rowlands Team

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June 24, 2015

Annual Hill Day in Ottawa

Our CEO Rod Hancock took part in the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada’s (IBAC) annual Hill Day in Ottawa. Every year, members of IBAC meet with MP’s to remind them that the insurance needs of Canadian consumers is best served by Insurance Brokers because brokers provide choice of products, advocate on […]

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June 18, 2015

Travel Plans this Summer?

We’re offering a special on Securiglobe Travel Insurance! Don’t let accidents ruin your summer travel plans. Travel with peace of mind by purchasing Securiglobe.

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May 25, 2015

Demutualization – what does it mean to you?

Draft regulations have been produced by the Canadian federal government that would allow Economical Insurance, which is owned by mutual policyholders, to convert to a stock company. To stay up to date, get all the facts on this process and how it may impact you as an Economical policy holder, click […]

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May 11, 2015

Telematics and Usage-Based Auto Insurance

What is Usage-Based Insurance? Usage-based insurance is a new way to price auto insurance and is gaining popularity in the industry, but many consumers have questions regarding what it is, how it works, and if they should consider it. The term usage-based insurance refers to a new way to calculate […]

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