Do I need commercial auto insurance?

If you own a business or have a fleet of vehicles, you may already have commercial auto insurance. If you are an individual or small business owner, the need for commercial auto insurance may be not be as clear. If you answer yes to the following questions, you may...

4 home insurance tips to get you safely through winter

Winter related claims can result in expensive damage to your home and increase your insurance premiums. Every year, the start of winter brings out advice on how to prepare your home for winter. Turn off your outside faucets Have your furnace professionally serviced...

Ontario’s new distracted driving law takes effect Jan. 1, 2019

On January 1, 2019, a section of The Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act that deals with distracted driving will take effect. According to the Government of Ontario website, deaths from collisions caused by distracted driving have...

Auto insurance rates and postal code discrimination

Auto insurance rates have been a hot political topic in Ontario for many years. For instance, one or more political parties have promised the reduction of auto insurance rates as part of their election platforms. These ideas include Government run insurance systems...

Exploding sunroof incidents on the rise

Exploding sunroofs may sound like a rare occurrence but the number of incidents are increasing due to several factors. First, sunroofs have become larger and sometimes encompass the entire vehicle roof. The larger the sunroof, the harder it is to ensure it won't...

Insurance Tips for Renting a Cottage

Cottage ownership is not for everyone. The costs of owning and maintaining a seasonal property may outweigh the small amount of time you may be able to actually enjoy the property. Here are some tips to assist you before you rent a cottage. Rent a cottage from a...

Insurance tips for renting out your cottage

Cottages are fun but they can be expensive to maintain. Renting out your cottage is a great way to make some extra cash to be put towards those expenses. Here are some tips to assist you before renting out your cottage and handing over the keys. Check your current...

Top 5 myths about car insurance

Breaking down some of the most common myths about car insurance. Red cars cost more to insure than any other color of vehicle. Contrary to popular belief, the color of your car has no impact on your premium, so driving a red car does not mean you’ll pay more for...

Is boat insurance mandatory in Ontario?

Ontario does not have a law that requires you to carry insurance on your boat or PWC. This is why you don't get a liability (pink) slip with your boat insurance policy as you do with your auto insurance. Even though boat insurance is not required, you may still be...

5 tips for maintaining your cottage through the summer

Cottages are fun but they can be hard to keep up. Here are 5 tips to maintaining your cottage during the summer. Roofing Wind, tree branches and ice can damage your cottage roof. Do a visual inspection of the roof every time you visit the cottage. Remove loose...

9 things to know about boat insurance in Ontario

Did you know that Ontario does not have a law requiring you to carry insurance on your boat or jetski? Here are 9 things you should know about boat insurance. Boat insurance is not mandatory in OntarioOntario does not have a law that requires you to carry insurance...

New Ontario rules of the road effective September 1, 2015

Effective September 1, 2015, the Ministry of Transportation in Ontario will update the rules of the road.Distracted drivingCurrent: $60 - $500 fineNew: $490* fine and three demerit points; minimum 30-day suspension for novice drivers"Dooring" of cyclists or...

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Do I need commercial auto insurance?

Do I need commercial auto insurance?

If you own a business or have a fleet of vehicles, you may already have commercial auto insurance. If you are an individual or small business owner, the need for commercial auto insurance may be not be as clear. If you answer yes to the following questions, you may...

read more
4 home insurance tips to get you safely through winter

4 home insurance tips to get you safely through winter

Winter related claims can result in expensive damage to your home and increase your insurance premiums. Every year, the start of winter brings out advice on how to prepare your home for winter. Turn off your outside faucets Have your furnace professionally serviced...

read more
Auto insurance rates and postal code discrimination

Auto insurance rates and postal code discrimination

Auto insurance rates have been a hot political topic in Ontario for many years. For instance, one or more political parties have promised the reduction of auto insurance rates as part of their election platforms. These ideas include Government run insurance systems...

read more
Exploding sunroof incidents on the rise

Exploding sunroof incidents on the rise

Exploding sunroofs may sound like a rare occurrence but the number of incidents are increasing due to several factors. First, sunroofs have become larger and sometimes encompass the entire vehicle roof. The larger the sunroof, the harder it is to ensure it won't...

read more
Insurance Tips for Renting a Cottage

Insurance Tips for Renting a Cottage

Cottage ownership is not for everyone. The costs of owning and maintaining a seasonal property may outweigh the small amount of time you may be able to actually enjoy the property. Here are some tips to assist you before you rent a cottage. Rent a cottage from a...

read more

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