Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm
Recently, fires in Ontario farm buildings have become an increasing concern resulting in losses of more than $30 million per year. Additional losses to the farm operation include equipment, livestock lost in the blaze, loss of production and extreme stress on the farm family. Although there are fire risks to […]Read More
Your Auto Insurance Benefits Are Changing
Effective June 1, 2016, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has introduced changes that will help make auto insurance premiums more affordable. Many of the changes affect the portion of the Statutory Accident Benefits you receive if you are injured in an auto accident. However, there will also be […]Read More
New rideshare product will be available soon!
We are pleased to announce a new product for the ridesharing community such as Uber. Currently in Ontario, driving for Uber means no coverage under any standard automobile insurance policy. This new product being offered by Aviva would address this gap in coverage by adding an endorsement to an existing […]Read More
Don’t be a dummy at your next dinner party: know the ins and outs of the UberX debate
Over the past few months, UberX has been making news headlines and there has been much discussion throughout Canadian cities and their municipal laws, allowing it to operate legally. Last week, Toronto decided to outlaw UberX, and a recent polling of citizens in six major Canadian cities has indicated that Londoners were most […]Read More
In Your Community: Run to the Fair (Dorchester)
We are happy to be supporting the “fastest 5k around’ which raises funds for Lord Dorchester Secondary School this Sunday (October 11). This family friendly event is a 5k Race / Walk and kids race in Dorchester starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Dorchester Fairgrounds and runners can register at […]Read More
Overland Water Protection is available to you!
In the spring we introduced you to Overland Water Protection offered by Aviva. We’re now offering it to all of our clients upon renewal date. Aviva is the first to offer protection for your home in the event of damage caused by: Heavy rains Spring run-off Overflow from lakes and […]Read More
Vote for Bullwinkles Cafe in the Aviva Community Fund Contest!
For seven years, AVIVA has been investing in charitable community initiatives across Canada. They have funded $5.5 million in community projects to date, and are donating another 1 million this year. McFarlan Rowlands is taking part in this contest by supporting the Moose Family Centre & Operation Sharing in Woodstockwith […]Read More
Annual Hill Day in Ottawa
Our CEO Rod Hancock took part in the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada’s (IBAC) annual Hill Day in Ottawa. Every year, members of IBAC meet with MP’s to remind them that the insurance needs of Canadian consumers is best served by Insurance Brokers because brokers provide choice of products, advocate on […]Read More
Demutualization – what does it mean to you?
Draft regulations have been produced by the Canadian federal government that would allow Economical Insurance, which is owned by mutual policyholders, to convert to a stock company. To stay up to date, get all the facts on this process and how it may impact you as an Economical policy holder, click […]Read More
Telematics and Usage-Based Auto Insurance
What is Usage-Based Insurance? Usage-based insurance is a new way to price auto insurance and is gaining popularity in the industry, but many consumers have questions regarding what it is, how it works, and if they should consider it. The term usage-based insurance refers to a new way to calculate […]Read More