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Business Interruption Prevention

Employ the services of a professional accountant to: Prepare financial statements. Perform an annual audit of your books. Maintain a list of secondary suppliers of materials in the event your…

Cyber security for small businesses

Cyber Insurance and Protection DYK – According to Statistics Canada survey, 20%-25% of businesses in Canada admit they were breached.  This statistic could be closer to 50% if we include…

Carjacking: How to protect yourself

Across Canada, rates of reported carjackings are rising. According to Équité Association, around 80,000 carjacking cases were reported in the past year. As a precaution, police are warning drivers to stay…

7 safety tips for backyard bonfires

While backyard bonfires are a common activity for many over the summer months, they do come with risks, including property damage, injuries, and even accidental ignition of widespread wildfires. It’s…

Electric Vehicle Insurance Discount

Electric Vehicle Insurance Discount | Ontario Aviva Insurance is combating climate change and protecting our planet with a goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040. As part of their action…

Before, during, and after a windstorm

Did you know that an estimated 50% of Economical home insurance claims related to wind damage happen in the summer? Strong, gusty winds can do some serious damage to your…

Protecting your identity

What is Identity Theft? Identity theft is the process of stealing information or essentially their identity.  They often use this information to commit financial crimes such as draining your bank…

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How to get your home ready for spring

Don’t wait until spring has already sprung to get your home ready for warmer weather. Now is the perfect time to repair any damage caused by harsh winter weather and to reset…

Parametric Insurance

Parametric Insurance What exactly is parametric insurance? Parametric insurance, also known as index based cover is a non-traditional type of coverage often used in circumstances where a normal insurer would…

Spring Home Checklist

The beauty of winter gives us an excuse to head south for some sun,  take on winter sports, or simply curl up in a warm cozy ball binge-watching a Netflix…

4 ways to keep ice off your sidewalks

Have you ever seen your life flash before your eyes as your feet slipped out from under you on a particularly icy winter day? Or cringed as you watched Jimmy,…

How to prevent your hose bib from freezing

The outdoor faucet where you connect your hose (also known as the hose bib) can easily freeze in the winter if it isn’t properly drained. If water is left inside…

10 tips for a safe winter road trip

It’s no secret that many Canadians like to fly to warmer destinations for a little snow-free R&R in the winter months. But this winter, most of us will be staying…

7 tips to prevent electrical fires at home

Electrical fires can do some serious damage to your home and put your family’s safety at risk. The good news is electrical fires, like other household fires, are often preventable. Here…

How to clean your gutters and downspouts

Your home’s gutter system is critical in directing rainwater away from your roofline and protecting your home’s roof, walls, and foundation from damage. As trees around your home change in the…