McFarlan Rowlands Response to COVID-19
We take the health and well-being of our employees and clients very seriously. As we continue to monitor information and bulletins released from Health Canada, we believe it is our responsibility to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and help those who are most vulnerable. With the recent increase in cases […]Read More
Social Engineering Attacks: Is your business protected?
Social engineering scams, like the huge hit on Waterloo Brewing in November have been going on for years and yet, we continue to fall for them every single day. Here’s a quick and dirty summary of today’s most common and deadly social engineering scams provided with insight from our […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 risks […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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% […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More