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
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More