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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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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November 29, 2018

Hot off the Press: Risk & Business Magazine

Look out for our winter issue of McFarlan Rowlands Risk & Business Magazine  being delivered to your doorstep this week! Farms and businesses throughout our communities will receive our newest edition and although most of the articles are business oriented, everyone is able to enjoy the magazine! Some of the articles […]

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November 9, 2018

The Cannabis Act & Your Business

Like it or not, the use of cannabis has become legal in Canada for recreational purposes. This change in the law is going to have significant impacts on the general public, but it will also change the way employers deal with their businesses as well. It’s essential that employers are […]

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October 30, 2018

The Unseen Danger of Cyber Liabilities

Does a substantial portion of your business operate utilizing some form of technology? Do you store customer and business information on your computers? How about your technicians or employees? Do they use their phones to help communicate important details about work? Chances are, the answer to the majority of these […]

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June 5, 2018

This Just In! Risk & Business Magazine: Summer Edition

Our summer 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 this […]

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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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