Stratford, Ontario Named New Hub for Research into Self Driving Vehicles
Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Stratford on Wednesday to announce the opening of the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), which will be an $80-million investment made by the Ontario government. This investment will be focused around research and development on self driving cars. AVIN will bring together industry and academia in […]Read More
McFarlan Rowlands Nominates Water and Wheels for Trillium ROOTS Community Fund
In recent years the town of Thamesford has become a popular choice for families to take up residence. It has grown from a small town to an ever expanding community. With this rapid increase in residential development, comes an increase in community members looking to entertain themselves locally. The services […]Read More
How Well Do You Know Your Insurance Coverage?
Two individual recent studies have shown that most Canadians are not clear on the details outlined in their property and auto insurance policies. A study by Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators found that in the event of a natural disaster, many Canadians would not know if their insurance policy covers […]Read More
Daylight Saving Time is The Perfect Time to Protect Your Family!
Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. With this, we will be gaining an extra hour of shut eye as we return to standard time. Fire officials are urging homeowners to take this opportunity to carry out a few extra safety checks around their residences. When turning back your […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More