September 6, 2019

Digital Pink Slips are coming to a smartphone near you

Drivers in Ontario now have the option of presenting a digital copy of their insurance slip. The Government of Ontario announced yesterday that digital pink slips can be used as proof of insurance, effective immediately. This announcement provides Ontarians the choice and convenience of displaying their proof of insurance using […]

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May 29, 2019

Top 5 Reasons (& more) for Risk Inspections

This post is brought to you by the team at Trillium Mutual Insurance Company. Thanks for partnering with us! Risk inspections are essentially a meeting between, you, your broker, and a professionally trained Risk Inspector, who performs a thorough review of your farm to identify hazards that could increase the likelihood of […]

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May 17, 2019

Boat Insurance? Here’s a guide to finding the perfect coverage!

So you’ve just bought your first boat! Congratulations!   We’re lucky to live so close to our freshwater lakes in southwestern Ontario, with our summer playgrounds only a short drive away for many of us. At such an exciting time, the last thing you’re thinking about are any dangers or […]

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May 10, 2019

Headed to the cottage? Here’s a guide to opening it up for the season!

Before you head out: Organize: It’s best to go at this task with a plan of attack. To begin with, make a checklist covering everything that needs to be done to get your cottage back in working order. This way you can make sure you don’t forget anything important. Once […]

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May 1, 2019

Understanding Flood Coverage

As the flooding situation in Ontario’s cottage country and Eastern Ontario peaks today, it’s about time you think about protecting your home in the event a catastrophic flood occurs in your backyard. Now that temperatures and severe weather events in Canada have been on the rise, with flooding representing 40% […]

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March 15, 2019

Flood Risk: Here’s what homeowners can do!

Homeowners are falling behind when it comes to protecting their homes from catastrophic events. As the frequency and severity of events increase across the country so should the preventative measures being taken by homeowners. This is especially the case when it comes to flooding. In fact, the number of homes […]

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March 12, 2019

Minimizing Risk on Your Farm

This post is brought to you by the team at Trillium Mutual Insurance Company. Thanks for partnering with us! What is a risk? A risk is the potential damage to your property and results in a loss that was not planned. Losses are expensive to recover from and they are the […]

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January 23, 2019

Nearly $2 billion in weather related losses across Canada in 2018

The insurance industry is on the front line when it comes to the battle against Climate Change. According to Canadian Underwriter, the insurance industry lost close to $2 billion dollars ($1.9 billion to be exact) in Canada alone last year. This was attributed to a variety of weather catastrophes across […]

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January 22, 2019

Why are snow tires critical for driving on Ontario roads?

Sometimes, we never know what we’re going to get for winter weather in Ontario. One temperature fluctuation can be met with a snowstorm on a day to day basis. So, when it comes to driving during Ontario winters, having the right tire is crucial. From black ice to heavy snowfall, […]

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January 22, 2019

Don’t Trip up on Travel Insurance

You spend a lot of time and energy planning your perfect getaway. So don’t trip up on protecting yourself and your money in the event of a loss or an unforeseen incident. You may think it is just another expense that you cannot afford, but we ask, what is your […]

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