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Our home and property insurance blogs offer a variety of helpful tips, suggestions and information that Ontario homeowners need to know.


The Truth About Insurance Seller Scams

The Truth About Insurance Seller Scams

Posted Mar 1st, 2021

Insurance fraud is a real thing! Insurance broker seller scams are becoming increasingly more popular, and that is why we have shared great tips on how to avoid these scams.

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Tips on How You Can Protect Your Pets This Winter

Tips on How You Can Protect Your Pets This Winter

Posted Jan 11th, 2021

When winter weather arrives, there’s a great deal we must prepare our precious pets for. This winter, protect your pets and keep them safe from the snow and harsh seasonal conditions with our helpful tips. 

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Why Personal Development Should be a Goal for the New Year

Why Personal Development Should be a Goal for the New Year

Posted Jan 4th, 2021

With the New Year here, most people are probably planning their list of resolutions. Have you ever considered adding personal career development goals to your list? We're shared why you may want to. 

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Important Facts You Should Know About Winter Cottage Visits

Important Facts You Should Know About Winter Cottage Visits

Posted Dec 16th, 2020

Visiting the cottage in the winter can be just as fun and relaxing. However, you have to make sure you’re prepared for snow; read our tips before heading to the cottage this winter season.

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Simple Ways to Make the Holidays More Green

Simple Ways to Make the Holidays More Green

Posted Dec 7th, 2020

The holidays usually contribute to excess waste, but don’t worry we’ve shared simple tips to be more green and eco-friendlier this holiday season. Trust us, recycling is fun!

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Hosting a Virtual Holiday Party

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Hosting a Virtual Holiday Party

Posted Nov 30th, 2020

Don’t let COVID-19 ruin your holiday season! Gatherings are a no-go, but we have some great ideas to help you host your own virtual holiday party.

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Must Know Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Must Know Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Posted Nov 27th, 2020

Our pets make every day better! Be sure to protect them during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, with these straightforward safety tips.

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Office Closure Notice | February 24, 2021

Office Closure Notice | February 24, 2021

Posted Nov 23rd, 2020

In an effort to improve as an organization and provide our valued clients with superior service, we're closing some office locations for a company-wide meeting on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. See what offices and more detail here. 

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2020 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2020 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 20th, 2020

As the holiday season approaches we'd like to wish you a very joyous time of year, and extend our most sincere appreciation to our valued clients. In addition, we've shared our 2020 holiday office schedule. 

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Bizarre Holiday Mishaps That Are Covered by Home Insurance

Bizarre Holiday Mishaps That Are Covered by Home Insurance

Posted Nov 18th, 2020

Make sure you stay safe and protected this holiday season by reading about some bizarre but common mishaps. Luckily, if you experience any of these you will most likely be covered by your home insurance policy.

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Giving Back During the Holidays While Keeping COVID-19 in Mind

Giving Back During the Holidays While Keeping COVID-19 in Mind

Posted Nov 13th, 2020

Giving back to those in need during the holidays is so important. It may seem harder this year to help others due to COVID-19, but don’t let that stop you from spreading kindness at a distance.

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Master The Skill Of Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Master The Skill Of Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Posted Nov 11th, 2020

We know how difficult it can be to stick to a holiday shopping budget. Don’t let the holiday season get you down, we’ve shared simple ways to stay within budget.

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The Best Fall Home Maintenance Tips

The Best Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Posted Oct 16th, 2020

If you want to be prepared for the inevitable upcoming winter, we suggest you consider doing these fall maintenance tips. Your home (and your bank account) will thank you later!

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Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Posted Sep 30th, 2020

Just because Halloween is fast approaching, it doesn’t mean we should forget about COVID-19 safety precautions. We’ve shared ways you can still have fun while staying safe.

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Closing Your Cottage Properly to Avoid a Spring Surprise

Closing Your Cottage Properly to Avoid a Spring Surprise

Posted Sep 23rd, 2020

As much as we’re in denial, summer is over, and winter is right around the corner. If your cottage isn’t winterized, it’s the season to start thinking about closing it. A proper closing will help avoid any surprises come spring.

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Protecting Children Going Back to School & Coping with COVID-19

Protecting Children Going Back to School & Coping with COVID-19

Posted Aug 19th, 2020

Back to school is around the corner. Undoubtedly, this year will be considerably different for children returning due to COVID-19.  We’ve shared how you can protect your child and help them cope with all the changes.

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Critical Items to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

Critical Items to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

Posted Aug 17th, 2020

Being prepared for the worst is essential, that’s why having a first aid kit in your home is vital. If you’re wondering what items should be in it, you’ve come to the right place.

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Life Lessons First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know

Life Lessons First-Time Home Buyers Need To Know

Posted Aug 7th, 2020

Purchasing your first home is a huge life milestone! There are many factors to take into consideration, including insurance and many areas to be cautious of. That’s why we’ve shared MUST KNOW tips for first-time home buyers.

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5 Great Cyber Security Tips While Working from Home

5 Great Cyber Security Tips While Working from Home

Posted Jul 20th, 2020

Working from home is quickly becoming the norm. Whether you’re a business owner or employee, it’s important to consider cyber security and if you’re protected.

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Unbelievable Facts About How Dogs Impact Home Insurance

Unbelievable Facts About How Dogs Impact Home Insurance

Posted Jul 6th, 2020

Did you know that your dog can affect your home insurance? It’s true, and we’ve outlined the exact reasons why.

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