March 15, 2019

Flood Risk: Here’s what homeowners can do!

Homeowners are falling behind when it comes to protecting their homes from catastrophic events. As the frequency and severity of events increase across the country so should the preventative measures being taken by homeowners. This is especially the case when it comes to flooding. In fact, the number of homes […]

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March 12, 2019

Minimizing Risk on Your Farm

This post is brought to you by the team at Trillium Mutual Insurance Company. Thanks for partnering with us! What is a risk? A risk is the potential damage to your property and results in a loss that was not planned. Losses are expensive to recover from and they are the […]

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January 22, 2019

Don’t Trip up on Travel Insurance

You spend a lot of time and energy planning your perfect getaway. So don’t trip up on protecting yourself and your money in the event of a loss or an unforeseen incident. You may think it is just another expense that you cannot afford, but we ask, what is your […]

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November 9, 2018

The Cannabis Act & Your Business

Like it or not, the use of cannabis has become legal in Canada for recreational purposes. This change in the law is going to have significant impacts on the general public, but it will also change the way employers deal with their businesses as well. It’s essential that employers are […]

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October 30, 2018

The Unseen Danger of Cyber Liabilities

Does a substantial portion of your business operate utilizing some form of technology? Do you store customer and business information on your computers? How about your technicians or employees? Do they use their phones to help communicate important details about work? Chances are, the answer to the majority of these […]

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June 5, 2018

This Just In! Risk & Business Magazine: Summer Edition

Our summer 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 this […]

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May 16, 2018

Severe Weather & the Insurance Industry

This year has been a big one for severe weather events, from ice storms, to flooding to windstorms; we have seen our fair share of weather related incidents in Southwestern Ontario. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the storm we experienced in early April which hit Ontario and Quebec, […]

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February 15, 2018

Prevent Damage to Your Home by Preventing and Removing Ice Dams

Ice dams are a common winter roofing problem that many are faced with. If the problem is ignored it can cause extensive damage to your roof, paint, gutters, interior, or dry wall. What is an ice dam? An ice dam is caused when snow melts on the upper warmer parts […]

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November 17, 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement has us thinking DIAMONDS – and how to protect yours!

While everyone is busy thinking about the ring Prince Harry put on Meghan Markle’s finger, we are busy thinking about the rings you have on yours. The three-stone engagement ring which was reportedly designed by Prince Harry himself features diamonds from both Botswana (a recent vacation destination of the love […]

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November 3, 2017

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 […]

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