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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September 22, 2017

Most Canadians Believe Technology is the Answer to Distracted Driving

Use technology to deter distracted driving? It’s not a foreign or unpopular opinion. In a recent survey performed by Aviva, the company found that most Canadians believe only a technology solution that blocks drivers from using texting and other phone messaging functions while driving will ultimately solve the problem of distracted […]

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August 31, 2017

New Traffic Laws With Heavier Fines set to Take Place in Ontario

New traffic laws for distracted driving are in place now, right before the Labour Day long weekend. Penalties will be higher if you get caught distracted driving, especially for young drivers. Here’s a summary of the updated penalties: If you have an A, B, C, D, E, F and/or G […]

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May 16, 2017

Hot off the Press! McFarlan Rowlands Risk & Business Spring Edition

Our Spring 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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May 10, 2017

We enjoyed growing our team so much, we decided to do it again!

As we move forward in positioning McFarlan Rowlands as one of the premier independently-owned insurance brokerages in Southwestern Ontario and in turn, reaffirming our place in the current marketplace, we are pleased to share news with you that we have finalized the acquisition of Callister Musico Insurance Group Inc. Located […]

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May 2, 2017

Life Insurance Myths

The decision on whether to buy life insurance can be a tough one. Not only that, once you’ve decided to buy it you might feel lost in deciding which product to invest in. Nevertheless, one thing remains – you want to make sure your family will be taken care of […]

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April 26, 2017

Don’t be Phishing Bait! Understanding Cyber Security and Payment Fraud

Typically, purchasing insurance coverage focuses on protecting personal material possessions like your vehicle and home. But now that we take steps forward in digitizing our lives like buying that thermostat that connects to your phone and doing Christmas shopping online, a new set of invisible vulnerabilities has taken form. Data […]

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April 13, 2017

Feeling the love from Heartland Farm Mutual

We’re feeling the love! ❤ In March, our brokers applied for funding on community projects close to their hearts through the iHeart Community Fund. We just found out that a few of those projects will be receiving funding! Here are our brokers, Wendy, Doug and Marc who submitted applications for […]

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March 28, 2017

McFarlan Rowlands on the Farm

Today we’re at Argyle Farms in Dutton owned by the McKillop family. This farm features a new Farmer Automatic Combi Pullet System. A pullet barn produces young hens for the breeder hen operation. A farm will receive baby female chickens and these chickens are raised continuously in the pullet barn […]

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March 16, 2017

Reduce Distractions While you Drive

We’ve all been there. You know you should be concentrating on the road but then you get a notification on your cell phone – a text message? An email? Suddenly, it’s that easy to take your eyes off the road and steal a glimpse of your phone. With the OPP distracted […]

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