November 23, 2023

Do you know what’s sitting in your driveway? Explaining TAG, High Theft Vehicles and High Theft Surcharges

Did you know that it takes thieves less than 1 minute to steal a vehicle? No one wants to have their vehicle stolen; as if the financial stress, disruption of daily routines, and management of unanticipated insurance claims are not enough to deal with, there are added safety concerns that […]

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November 1, 2023

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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December 1, 2021

Winter Driving and Vehicle Maintenance

With the unpredictable winter weather now upon us, it’s important that you and your vehicle are ready for whatever weather is thrown your way. The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has compiled a list of recommendations to help prepare you for winter driving and vehicle maintenance. Continue reading for a helpful […]

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September 7, 2021

Accident Forgiveness: Your “Get out of jail free” card

What is Accident Forgiveness? Your “Get out of jail free” card Let’s say McFarlan and Rowland get into an accident, one of them is holding a get out of jail free card while the other is not. This ‘get out of jail free” card in insurance terms is called accident […]

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July 7, 2021

Just bought your first car? Congratulations! Here is everything you need to know before you hit the road.

Whether it is a brand new off the lot or new to you Kijiji purchase, your first car is an incredible thing! That sense of freedom can not be put in to words but before you head out on the road, we need to take care of a few things! […]

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June 16, 2021

How are insurance companies supporting you through COVID-19?

The first question our brokers were asked when COVID-19 hit in March of 2020 was, ‘what is my insurance company going to do for me during this time?’ And with Ontario subsequently dealing with wave two and wave three of the pandemic, we’re seeing the need for insurance companies to […]

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June 18, 2020

What are Insurance companies doing about COVID-19?

Insurance companies are taking different approaches to COVID-19 assistance. That’s why a Broker is your best ally.

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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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January 22, 2019

Prepare to pay $1000 or more on a distracted driving fine

  According to the Ministry of Transportation, more repercussions for distracted driving now make Ontario the province with the toughest penalties for repeat distracted driving offenders. Ontario’s Transportation minister said the law “allows the province to address unsafe driving behaviours, including careless driving and impaired driving with tough new rules […]

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December 18, 2018

New Impaired Driving Laws in Place

New impaired driving laws are set to be in place today. What’s the deal? Canada’s new impaired driving laws will make our roads “among the strongest in the world.” Police officers now have the power to test anyone pulled over with a roadside breathalyzer test, without needing reasonable suspicion as […]

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