May 16, 2018

Severe Weather & the Insurance Industry

This year has been a big one for severe weather events, from ice storms, to flooding to windstorms; we have seen our fair share of weather related incidents in Southwestern Ontario. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the storm we experienced in early April which hit Ontario and Quebec, […]

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February 15, 2018

Prevent Damage to Your Home by Preventing and Removing Ice Dams

Ice dams are a common winter roofing problem that many are faced with. If the problem is ignored it can cause extensive damage to your roof, paint, gutters, interior, or dry wall. What is an ice dam? An ice dam is caused when snow melts on the upper warmer parts […]

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December 11, 2017

Survey Results Show the Public’s Concern for People Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

With the legalization of marijuana now on the forecast for 2018, many are voicing their concerns over the risk of people driving under the influence of the drug. A survey completed by State Farm had many findings when it comes to driving under the influence of marijuana. 80% of respondents […]

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November 17, 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement has us thinking DIAMONDS – and how to protect yours!

While everyone is busy thinking about the ring Prince Harry put on Meghan Markle’s finger, we are busy thinking about the rings you have on yours. The three-stone engagement ring which was reportedly designed by Prince Harry himself features diamonds from both Botswana (a recent vacation destination of the love […]

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November 14, 2017

This Just In! Risk and Business Magazine: Fall Edition

Our Fall issue of McFarlan Rowlands Risk & Business Magazine will be delivered to farms and businesses within our communities this week. This magazine is for our commercial clients because most of the articles are business oriented, but everyone is able to enjoy the magazine. Some of the articles in […]

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November 9, 2017

Stratford, Ontario Named New Hub for Research into Self Driving Vehicles

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Stratford on Wednesday to announce the opening of the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), which will be an $80-million investment made by the Ontario government. This investment will be focused around research and development on self driving cars. AVIN will bring together industry and academia in […]

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November 6, 2017

McFarlan Rowlands Nominates Water and Wheels for Trillium ROOTS Community Fund

In recent years the town of Thamesford has become a popular choice for families to take up residence. It has grown from a small town to an ever expanding community. With this rapid increase in residential development, comes an increase in community members looking to entertain themselves locally. The services […]

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November 6, 2017

How Well Do You Know Your Insurance Coverage?

Two individual recent studies have shown that most Canadians are not clear on the details outlined in their property and auto insurance policies. A study by Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators found that in the event of a natural disaster, many Canadians would not know if their insurance policy covers […]

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November 3, 2017

Daylight Saving Time is The Perfect Time to Protect Your Family!

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. With this, we will be gaining an extra hour of shut eye as we return to standard time. Fire officials are urging homeowners to take this opportunity to carry out a few extra safety checks around their residences. When turning back your […]

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September 29, 2017

Celebrating one of our own: Jason Schneider Named one of Canada’s Top 10 Under 40

Jason Schneider has been a Commercial Account Executive with McFarlan Rowlands since 2010, working in our head office located on York Street in London. In the newest issue of Canadian Insurance Top Broker Magazine, you’ll see Jason featured in the “Top 10 Under 40” Brokers in Canada. From the magazine: “Summer […]

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