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The Youngs Insurance Resource Library provides Ontarians with valuable information, blogs, and updates on everything you need to know about insurance in Ontario. 


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What Experts Want You to Know About Back-To-School Insurance Discounts

What Experts Want You to Know About Back-To-School Insurance Discounts

Posted Aug 21st, 2017

It’s that time, back to school is around the corner! There’s no doubt that sending your child to school is costly, but did you know that this may entitle you to possible car insurance discounts? We’ve shared everything you need to know.

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Vacation In Peace with These Home Preparation Tips

Vacation In Peace with These Home Preparation Tips

Posted Sep 15th, 2021

With the Thanksgiving long weekend approaching, you might be heading out of town for a few days to spend time with family. Consider these tips that will help prepare your home before you leave for vacation.

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Giving Back | Orange Shirt Day | National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Giving Back | Orange Shirt Day | National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted Sep 3rd, 2021

For the first time in Canada's history, September 30th marks a federal statutory holiday. What we’ve known as Orange Shirt Day can now also be referred to as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day of reflection and remembrance for Indigenous identities lost because of the residential school system.

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Giving Back | Thanksgiving Food Drive | Sept 15 - Oct 1, 2021

Giving Back | Thanksgiving Food Drive | Sept 15 - Oct 1, 2021

Posted Sep 2nd, 2021

Join us in spreading kindness this Thanksgiving by providing food to those in need. We're hosting our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive from September 15 - October 1, 2021.

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Is it Mandatory for Employees to be WHMIS Trained in Ontario?

Is it Mandatory for Employees to be WHMIS Trained in Ontario?

Posted Sep 1st, 2021

In Ontario, employers are responsible for ensuring employees are safe at work, and providing WHMIS training is part of this. Read below to learn more about WHMIS training and who must be certified.

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Valuable Safety Tips to Prevent Pedestrians from Distracted Walking

Valuable Safety Tips to Prevent Pedestrians from Distracted Walking

Posted Aug 30th, 2021

Often we see campaigns surrounding the importance of avoiding distracted driving. However, it’s equally important for pedestrians to avoid distracted walking, that’s why we’ve shared insightful safety tips.

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Is Your Child’s Laptop Insured While Away at School?

Is Your Child’s Laptop Insured While Away at School?

Posted Aug 27th, 2021

In September, back-to-school is an exciting time, especially if your child is going to university. If you were wondering if their laptop was protected on your home insurance policy if it was lost or stolen while away at school, you should read this.

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Useful Auto Insurance Tips for First Time Buyers

Useful Auto Insurance Tips for First Time Buyers

Posted Aug 25th, 2021

Buying your first car is exciting! However, there are a lot of things to consider regarding insurance coverage. If you live in Ontario, you’re going to appreciate these curated and insightful auto insurance information tips.

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Crucial Insurance Coverage for Your Online Business

Crucial Insurance Coverage for Your Online Business

Posted Aug 23rd, 2021

If you’re starting or have an online business, there are several types of insurance coverages you’ll want to consider. We’ve provided insight on key questions to contemplate.

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Straightforward Ways to Ensure a Safer Commute to Work

Straightforward Ways to Ensure a Safer Commute to Work

Posted Aug 20th, 2021

As an employer, you have a duty to ensure your employees are safe while they are at work. We’ve shared great tips that will help make their commute to work a safer one.

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Expect The Unexpected: Why You Need A Fire Evacuation Safety Plan

Expect The Unexpected: Why You Need A Fire Evacuation Safety Plan

Posted Aug 18th, 2021

Your family is your most important asset, so protecting them is vital. One of the best ways to ensure your family remains safe is to establish a home fire evacuation safety plan, and we’ve shared how.

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Giving Back | Suicide Prevention Month

Giving Back | Suicide Prevention Month

Posted Aug 17th, 2021

September is Suicide Prevention Month and Friday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Find out how we're getting involved in spreading awareness and helping to prevent suicide through our #GiveBackOntario initiative.

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5 Factors That Affect Car Insurance Premiums in Ontario

5 Factors That Affect Car Insurance Premiums in Ontario

Posted Aug 16th, 2021

In Ontario, several factors are taken into consideration when car insurance premiums are calculated. Find out what influences your car insurance rates by reading below.

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Why Your Business Needs Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Why Your Business Needs Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Posted Aug 13th, 2021

Commercial insurance can be overwhelming because there are so many coverage options to consider when protecting your business. Equipment breakdown insurance is vital, and we’ve explained why below.

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Cost Saving Home Improvement Tips to Ease Your Pain

Cost Saving Home Improvement Tips to Ease Your Pain

Posted Aug 11th, 2021

Home improvements typically add value to your property and can also reduce costs. We’ve shared insightful cost-saving tips for home renovations that won’t break the bank.

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Will Autonomous Vehicles Become Mainstream in 2021?

Will Autonomous Vehicles Become Mainstream in 2021?

Posted Aug 9th, 2021

Autonomous vehicles have been the centre of attention for quite some time, and there seems to be confusion surrounding if self-driving cars are already a reality. We’ve outlined if they are a thing of the future or if they are here now.

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Fascinating Ontario Auto Insurance Industry Trends

Fascinating Ontario Auto Insurance Industry Trends

Posted Aug 4th, 2021

The key to staying relevant is adaptability and the Ontario auto insurance industry is doing just that. We’ve shared the top three most interesting and latest insurance trends.

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It’s Officially Paw-sible to Have Dogs on Patios in Ontario

It’s Officially Paw-sible to Have Dogs on Patios in Ontario

Posted Jul 30th, 2021

Make no bones about it - dogs really are our best friends, and we want to take them everywhere we go. You’ll be happy to know that dogs are now permitted on restaurant patios across Ontario, and we have the details for you.

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Important Insurance for Summer Businesses in Ontario

Important Insurance for Summer Businesses in Ontario

Posted Jul 28th, 2021

If you own and operate a small summer business in Ontario, there are important insurance policies and coverages you need to know about. We’ve shared everything you need to understand.

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Facts About Demerit Points and The Impact on Insurance Rates

Facts About Demerit Points and The Impact on Insurance Rates

Posted Jul 26th, 2021

In Ontario, demerit points are a penalty on your licence and are used to score your driving record. We’ve compiled important facts about demerit points and explained how they can impact insurance rates.

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