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Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Posted Jun 16th, 2021

Potentially all household appliances can be dangerous and cause fires that could damage your home (even the appliances we least expect). Protect your family and home by learning more about them below.

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Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Posted Jun 14th, 2021

Summer in Ontario is an exciting time to enjoy new adventures, however, there are certain risks that can occur during this sunny season. Read below to find out the top summer insurance claims and how to avoid them.

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Rules About the Right-of-Way in Ontario: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Rules About the Right-of-Way in Ontario: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Posted Jun 7th, 2021

Attention Ontario drivers - it’s important to understand the rules about who has the right-of-way in all situations. We’ve outlined when you need to yield while driving in Ontario.

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Facts About Boat Safety That Will Make You Think Twice

Facts About Boat Safety That Will Make You Think Twice

Posted Jun 4th, 2021

Boating can be one of the most enjoyable summer activities if executed safely. We’ve gathered the best ways to ensure your safety while on your boat this summer.

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Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Posted May 31st, 2021

If you’re an independent contractor in Ontario, you know there are several important factors that contribute to the success of your business. Ensuring you are protected with adequate insurance is vital, we’ve shared the reasons why.

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Five Boat Destinations Tourists & Locals Love in Ontario

Five Boat Destinations Tourists & Locals Love in Ontario

Posted May 28th, 2021

Ontario offers extensive beautiful scenery all year, however, summertime is exceptional! If you have a boat, we highly suggest you visit these destinations while boating this summer.

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Giving Back | CAMH Sunrise Challenge

Giving Back | CAMH Sunrise Challenge

Posted May 27th, 2021

From May 31 – June 6, join us as we participate in the CAMH Sunrise Challenge. Find out more about how you can be part of this initiative and raise money for groundbreaking mental health research.  

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Giving Back | Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA - June 18

Giving Back | Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA - June 18

Posted May 27th, 2021

What is better than ice cream on a hot day? Enjoying an ice cream treat, while helping animals in need! Join us on Friday, June 18, 2021, and give back with Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA!

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Prevent Garage Fires with Leading Safety Tips

Prevent Garage Fires with Leading Safety Tips

Posted May 26th, 2021

Garage fires can largely be prevented by following a few safety measures. To help ensure you and your family stay safe, we’ve compiled helpful garage fire safety tips.

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Giving Back | Summer Blood Drive - June 10, 2021

Giving Back | Summer Blood Drive - June 10, 2021

Posted May 25th, 2021

Join us and donate your blood on Thursday, June 10, 2021, as it's our annual Summer Blood Drive for Canadian Blood Services!

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Great Tips for Protecting Your Boat at the Dock This Summer

Great Tips for Protecting Your Boat at the Dock This Summer

Posted May 21st, 2021

Ontario boat season is upon us! Avoiding damage to your boat is probably one of your main priorities, so, before you start your engine, be sure you read our helpful tips for protecting your boat at the dock this summer.

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The Best Long-Distance Driving Tips for Summer Road Trips

The Best Long-Distance Driving Tips for Summer Road Trips

Posted May 19th, 2021

Summer in Ontario is incredible; there are many awesome road trips to explore our stunning province! We’ve shared helpful long-distance driving tips so you can safely enjoy the open road this summer.

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Brilliant Techniques to Get Your Boat Ready for the Season

Brilliant Techniques to Get Your Boat Ready for the Season

Posted May 14th, 2021

Now is the perfect time to get your boat ready for Ontario waters. Before you plan your first outing, we wanted to share our top boat safety and preparation tips.

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Five Unexpected Ways to Increase Business When Slow

Five Unexpected Ways to Increase Business When Slow

Posted May 12th, 2021

It’s common for businesses to experience lulls in business. We’ve shared the best tips to make your business more profitable during slow periods.

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Learn The Truth About Driving Safely In Rain

Learn The Truth About Driving Safely In Rain

Posted May 10th, 2021

‘Tis the season for spring shower drives. Although rain may seem like an easier weather element to drive in (compared to snow), it’s important you adjust your driving habits to ensure your safety on the road.

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Five Home Insurance Myths That Nobody Will Tell You

Five Home Insurance Myths That Nobody Will Tell You

Posted May 7th, 2021

Even though home insurance isn’t always mandatory in Ontario, it is extremely valuable when it comes to protecting you and your property. We’re uncovering five common home insurance myths that nobody else will tell you!

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The Importance of Understanding and Reducing Mental Health Stigma

The Importance of Understanding and Reducing Mental Health Stigma

Posted May 3rd, 2021

Mental Health Week takes place annually from May 3-9. In honour of this important initiative, we wanted to shed light on the stigma surrounding mental illness and provide ways to both understand and reduce it.

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Melanoma Awareness Month: Insightful Sun Safety Tips

Melanoma Awareness Month: Insightful Sun Safety Tips

Posted May 3rd, 2021

Melanoma Awareness Month takes place every year in May to support the research of Melanoma and other skin cancers, as well as to spread helpful preventative sun safety tips to protect your skin every day.

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Three Simple Tactics to Stay Safe Boating During COVID-19

Three Simple Tactics to Stay Safe Boating During COVID-19

Posted Apr 30th, 2021

If you’re as excited for Ontario boat season as we are and you’re planning on spending a lot of time on the water this summer, you’ll want to read this. We’ve shared easy ways for you to stay safe boating during COVID-19.

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The Ultimate Revelation Of The Best Smart Home Technology

The Ultimate Revelation Of The Best Smart Home Technology

Posted Apr 28th, 2021

Technology is constantly advancing and every year, new devices become available. Smart home technology is no exception and we’ve compiled a list of our favourite devices.

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Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Four Surprisingly Dangerous Household Appliances

Posted Jun 16th, 2021 in Did You Know?, General, Home Insurance, In the News, Insurance Tips, Media

Potentially all household appliances can be dangerous and cause fires that could damage your home (even the appliances we least expect). Protect your family and home by learning more about them below.

Read more

Customer Service Representative – Personal Lines (Niagara Region)

Posted Jun 15th, 2021 in Careers

Currently, Youngs Insurance has rewarding career opportunities for RIBO licenced individuals in the position of Personal Customer Service Representative at our Niagara Falls, Welland, and Port Colborne offices. 

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Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Shocking Summer Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Posted Jun 14th, 2021 in Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, General, Home Insurance, In the News, Insurance Tips, Media

Summer in Ontario is an exciting time to enjoy new adventures, however, there are certain risks that can occur during this sunny season. Read below to find out the top summer insurance claims and how to avoid them.

Read more

Rules About the Right-of-Way in Ontario: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Rules About the Right-of-Way in Ontario: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Posted Jun 7th, 2021 in Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, General, In the News, Insurance Tips, Media

Attention Ontario drivers - it’s important to understand the rules about who has the right-of-way in all situations. We’ve outlined when you need to yield while driving in Ontario.

Read more

Facts About Boat Safety That Will Make You Think Twice

Facts About Boat Safety That Will Make You Think Twice

Posted Jun 4th, 2021 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Did You Know?, In the News, Boat Insurance

Boating can be one of the most enjoyable summer activities if executed safely. We’ve gathered the best ways to ensure your safety while on your boat this summer.

Read more

Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Expert Insurance Tips for Independent Contractors

Posted May 31st, 2021 in Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, General, In the News, Insurance Tips, Media

If you’re an independent contractor in Ontario, you know there are several important factors that contribute to the success of your business. Ensuring you are protected with adequate insurance is vital, we’ve shared the reasons why.

Read more

Customer Service Representative – Personal Lines (London)

Posted May 28th, 2021 in Careers

Currently, Youngs Insurance has rewarding career opportunities for RIBO licenced individuals in the position of Personal Customer Service Representative at our London office. 

Read more

Five Boat Destinations Tourists & Locals Love in Ontario

Five Boat Destinations Tourists & Locals Love in Ontario

Posted May 28th, 2021 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Did You Know?, In the News, Boat Insurance

Ontario offers extensive beautiful scenery all year, however, summertime is exceptional! If you have a boat, we highly suggest you visit these destinations while boating this summer.

Read more

Giving Back | CAMH Sunrise Challenge

Giving Back | CAMH Sunrise Challenge

Posted May 27th, 2021 in Media, General, Community Events, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way, Give Back Contributions

From May 31 – June 6, join us as we participate in the CAMH Sunrise Challenge. Find out more about how you can be part of this initiative and raise money for groundbreaking mental health research.  

Read more

Giving Back | Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA - June 18

Giving Back | Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA - June 18

Posted May 27th, 2021 in Media, General, Community Events, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way, Give Back Contributions

What is better than ice cream on a hot day? Enjoying an ice cream treat, while helping animals in need! Join us on Friday, June 18, 2021, and give back with Youngs Insurance's #IceCream4SPCA!

Read more

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