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The Importance of the #GivingTuesday Movement

The Importance of the #GivingTuesday Movement

Posted Nov 17th, 2017 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

Giving back has been a huge part of our company’s mandate, we truly believe in making a difference to those around us. Considering the impact the #GivingTuesday movement had in Canada last year, we felt it important to challenge YOU to get involved and give back again this year!  

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Giving Back | Donate a coat & warm a heart

Giving Back | Donate a coat & warm a heart

Posted Nov 10th, 2017 in Media, General, Community Events, In the News, Give Back

Help us in supporting The Children’s Breakfast Clubs and their Winter Coat Drive! Our Niagara Falls and Waterdown offices will serve as drop off locations for your cleaned or gently used coats, mittens, scarfs and hats.

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4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

Posted Nov 2nd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

We hate to say it aloud, but winter is around the corner. That’s why you need to take advantage of our tips to help winterize your home.

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A Snapshot of Ontario’s Auto Insurance Rates

A Snapshot of Ontario’s Auto Insurance Rates

Posted Oct 11th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

According to David Marshall, Ontario’s auto insurance advisor, Ontario has the most expensive auto insurance premiums in Canada. We’ve explored why and provided you with a snapshot.

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Two Ways to Save While Fueling up Your Vehicle

Two Ways to Save While Fueling up Your Vehicle

Posted Oct 6th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Fueling up your car is not cheap. In fact, the average price of gas in Ontario is approximately $1.09 per litre! If you are looking to save money, you have two options - electric or fuel efficiency.

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Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Posted Oct 4th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Finding out that your home has been burglarized is a frightening experience. Nobody wants to find themselves in this situation, but if you do, here are three things you need to do - starting with contacting police to report any damage.

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3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Even though it is not required by all landlords, tenant insurance provides you, and your possessions, protection in a number of coverage scenarios, including damage. We’ve listed 3 scenarios that will make you wish you had it!

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Will A Minor At-Fault Accident Impact My Car Insurance Premium?

Will A Minor At-Fault Accident Impact My Car Insurance Premium?

Posted Sep 25th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

If you have been in a minor at-fault accident and you are curious if that will impact your car insurance premium you must read this.

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Do Traffic Tickets Affect My Auto Insurance Premium?

Do Traffic Tickets Affect My Auto Insurance Premium?

Posted Sep 18th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to your driving record, it’s simple - the fewer traffic tickets, the lower your auto insurance premium.

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The Top 10 Cars for Students

The Top 10 Cars for Students

Posted Sep 11th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

School just started and you have a lot on your plate! We’ve provided a list of the top cars for students - these cars will fit in your budget, without sacrificing reliability and safety.

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Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

Posted Sep 6th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to home break-ins it’s vital you’re aware of what your home insurance coverage involves.

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Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness  | October 20, 2017

Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness | October 20, 2017

Posted Sep 5th, 2017 in Media, General, Did You Know?, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

Each year we actively support and promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month - this year we are focusing our efforts on raising awareness and funds for the 20th Annual DRESS for the CAUSE initiative. 

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10 Commercial Package Policy Exclusions You Need to Know About

10 Commercial Package Policy Exclusions You Need to Know About

Posted Sep 5th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?

When it comes to your Commercial Package Policy insurance, it’s imperative you understand what’s excluded and what’s not.

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Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

Posted Aug 29th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Sewer Back-up coverage is an optional coverage that for most, can be added to your property insurance policy. Due to the frequency of extreme weather events throughout Ontario, this additional coverage is something you should seriously consider.

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What do you mean, “Flood”?

What do you mean, “Flood”?

Posted Aug 28th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It is important to understand the terms of your policy, and the extent of it, especially when it comes to losses regarding floods and water damage. 

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Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

Posted Aug 23rd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Damage from water-related events are not uncommon - however, insurance policies vary on the type of water damage that is covered on your property coverage.

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Understanding Back to School Car Insurance Discounts

Understanding Back to School Car Insurance Discounts

Posted Aug 21st, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

There’s no doubt that sending your child away to school is costly, but did you know that this may entitle you to a car insurance discount?

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Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

Posted Aug 16th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Did you know that water damage is the leading cause of personal property claims? Considering the severe weather and floods we have experienced lately, it's essential you get informed!

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The Truth About Loss Prevention for Commercial Vehicles

The Truth About Loss Prevention for Commercial Vehicles

Posted Aug 14th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?

If your business involves the use of commercial vehicles, there are several steps you can take to prevent injuries, damages, or other losses.

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What You Should Know When Buying Life Insurance

What You Should Know When Buying Life Insurance

Posted Aug 11th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Did You Know?, In the News, Life Insurance

To make sure you get the right coverage for a fair cost, it is important to understand what to look for when purchasing a life insurance policy.

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