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Understanding New Ontario Distracted Driving Laws

Understanding New Ontario Distracted Driving Laws

Posted Dec 3rd, 2018

In an effort to prevent distracted driving, the Province of Ontario is enforcing new laws as of January 1, 2019. Individuals committed with distracted driving offences will face harsher punishments.

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Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Posted Jul 18th, 2018

The insurance industry is experiencing a period of increased rates, and we’ve explained everything you need to know about the current climate and how it will impact your upcoming renewal.

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Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Posted Jun 26th, 2018

In the blink of an eye, an accident can occur, resulting in potential long-lasting financial distress. This is especially relevant if you don’t have adequate insurance in place. That is why it’s imperative you have $2 million liability coverage (or more) moving forward.

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Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Posted Feb 22nd, 2019

March Break is quickly approaching, and if you’re planning a staycation we have everything you need to keep your family entertained with family fun!

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How To Avoid Getting Tickets This Winter

How To Avoid Getting Tickets This Winter

Posted Feb 20th, 2019

Ontario winters can be miserable for driving; understandably the harsh weather conditions make driving more difficult. There are precautions to take to ensure your drive is a safe one and that includes not getting a ticket.

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Fleet Owners: The Best Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving

Fleet Owners: The Best Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving

Posted Feb 13th, 2019

If you’re a fleet owner, distracted driving is most definitely a growing concern. In an effort to help ensure your drivers are staying engaged on the road, we’ve shared the best apps to monitor this.

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Are There Benefits Of Idling Your Car This Winter?

Are There Benefits Of Idling Your Car This Winter?

Posted Feb 11th, 2019

When temperatures are low, do cars need to idle before driving? We look at the benefits and costs of idling your car in the winter.

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Ten Fun Indoor Activities To Try This Winter

Ten Fun Indoor Activities To Try This Winter

Posted Feb 6th, 2019

For Ontarians, winters can be long and cold. If you’re trying to stay warm inside, we have a bunch of super fun activities you should try.

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9 Precious Tips To Help With Winter Driving

9 Precious Tips To Help With Winter Driving

Posted Feb 4th, 2019

The winter weather has hit Ontario! Considering the mild start to the winter we had, you may not have been prepared for driving in the snow, that’s why we’ve shared helpful tips.

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Accounting Experts: Simple Ways to Help Your Business Survive Winter

Accounting Experts: Simple Ways to Help Your Business Survive Winter

Posted Jan 30th, 2019

Unfortunately, the winter months can impact your bottom line, as customers aren’t going out as much and spending their money. Rest assured, we’ve shared ways to ensure your business survives the winter lull.

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3 Common Winter Vehicle Maintenance Issues

3 Common Winter Vehicle Maintenance Issues

Posted Jan 28th, 2019

With the harsh winter weather our vehicles have to combat, there is no surprise we may encounter maintenance problems throughout the season. We’ve provided solutions to potential issues you may need this winter season.

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Five Great Lessons for Driving Safely in the Dark

Five Great Lessons for Driving Safely in the Dark

Posted Jan 23rd, 2019

Winter is upon us and with that comes shorter and darker days. The darkness in combination with weather conditions makes driving more difficult – that’s why our safety tips for driving in the dark are so helpful!

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10 Things Snowbirds Need To Understand About Protecting Their Home

10 Things Snowbirds Need To Understand About Protecting Their Home

Posted Jan 21st, 2019

Each winter thousands of snowbirds head south to avoid the harsh winter months, leaving for extended periods of time. If this pertains to you, you’re going to want to ensure your home is protected.

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Six Ingenious Ways Efficient Driving Can Save You Money

Six Ingenious Ways Efficient Driving Can Save You Money

Posted Jan 16th, 2019

In an effort to start 2019 off on the right foot, we’ve shared tips on how efficient driving can save you money.

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6 Awesome Ways You Can Save Money on Heating Your Home

6 Awesome Ways You Can Save Money on Heating Your Home

Posted Jan 14th, 2019

The frigid winter weather is headed our way and, as a homeowner, you know how expensive it can be to heat your home. We have tips to help you save money on heating this winter.

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Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars for 2019

Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars for 2019

Posted Jan 9th, 2019

Consumer Reports' has revealed their list of the 10 Least Reliable Cars for this year. Make sure you check out this list as it may impact your decision when purchasing a new car.

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Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars for 2019

Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars for 2019

Posted Jan 7th, 2019

Are you in the market for a new car this year? If so, we recommend you check out Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable cars for 2019.

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#BellLetsTalk Day | January 30, 2019

#BellLetsTalk Day | January 30, 2019

Posted Jan 4th, 2019

On January 30, 2019, let’s remove the stigma from mental health! Remember, every interaction on Bell Let’s Talk Day counts - get involved and use #BellLetsTalk!

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Five Easy Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Five Easy Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted Jan 2nd, 2019

New Year, new you! Most of us have already determined what our 2019 resolutions will be, but the tricky part is sticking to them. If you have a goal for 2019, we have the tips to help you stick to it!

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Four Things You Should Know About Christmas Risks for Business

Four Things You Should Know About Christmas Risks for Business

Posted Nov 30th, 2018

Depending on your type of business the holiday season can impact you in different ways. For some businesses, Christmas is the busiest time of year, while others experience a lull. Regardless, there are a variety of business risks you need to be aware of.

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Office Closure Notice | January 9, 2019

Office Closure Notice | January 9, 2019

Posted Nov 29th, 2018

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, January 9, 2019. 

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5 Wonderful Tips For Getting Your Christmas Tree Home Safely

5 Wonderful Tips For Getting Your Christmas Tree Home Safely

Posted Nov 28th, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, many family traditions begin with picking out a Christmas tree and bringing it home to decorate.  We want to ensure you get your tree home safely with these tips.  

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Giving Back | Ronald McDonald House

Giving Back | Ronald McDonald House

Posted Nov 26th, 2018

Bring families together this holiday season by donating to Ronald McDonald House Charities. 

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Giving Back | Ladybird Animal Sanctuary

Giving Back | Ladybird Animal Sanctuary

Posted Nov 26th, 2018

As part of our December of Giving initiatives, we're donating to Ladybird Animal Sanctuary and we want you to get involved!  

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Tis the Season to Install Christmas Lights Safely

Tis the Season to Install Christmas Lights Safely

Posted Nov 26th, 2018

Tis the season for decorating your home with festive Christmas lights! Before you begin this merry tradition, be sure you review our holiday installation safety tips.

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Useful Expert Tips: The Impact of Cannabis on Driving

Useful Expert Tips: The Impact of Cannabis on Driving

Posted Nov 21st, 2018

On October 17, 2018 recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada. Many fear this will increase drivers driving under the influence. To keep you safe and informed we’ve shared the impact cannabis has on driving.

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Shocking Revelations About The Ontario Winter Tire Discount

Shocking Revelations About The Ontario Winter Tire Discount

Posted Nov 19th, 2018

Winter weather has started early in Ontario! Since there’s snow, we want to make sure you know everything about the Ontario Winter Tire Discount, so you can stay safe and save money!

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Giving Back | December of Giving

Giving Back | December of Giving

Posted Nov 15th, 2018

Tis the season to give back to our communities! We're proudly continuing our annual tradition of spreading holiday cheer, with our "December of Giving." Get involved in the festivities and spread the word! 

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2018 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

2018 | Happy Holidays + Schedule

Posted Nov 15th, 2018

As we plan for the holiday season we'd like to take this opportunity to extend our most sincere appreciation to you, our valued customers and share our holiday schedule.

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How Our Safety Tips For Older Drivers Can Help

How Our Safety Tips For Older Drivers Can Help

Posted Nov 12th, 2018

Even though age is just a number, it’s important for drivers to recognize age-related changes. Driving safe is something we advocate for, which is why we’ve outlined helpful tips to ensure older drivers stay safe.

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5 Important Loss Prevention Tips for Mechanics

5 Important Loss Prevention Tips for Mechanics

Posted Nov 7th, 2018

Being a mechanic is a viable job, you’re not going to run out of cars to fix. If you’re a mechanic and own your own business, it’s important that you know how to protect yourself from losses.

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Giving Back | Movember Season is Now Open

Giving Back | Movember Season is Now Open

Posted Nov 1st, 2018

#WhyWeMo – we want to make a difference and change the face of men’s health. #TeamYoungs believes that we truly can make a difference by spreading awareness. Together we will stop men from dying too young.

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Giving Back | #GivingTuesday Camp Trillium

Giving Back | #GivingTuesday Camp Trillium

Posted Oct 29th, 2018

Considering the impact of the #GivingTuesday movement, we felt it important to challenge YOU to get involved and give back again this year! We've sponsored a fantastic cause, Camp Trillium - learn more about it! 

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Everything You Need To Know About Insurance When You Work From Home

Everything You Need To Know About Insurance When You Work From Home

Posted Oct 10th, 2018

Many people operate a business from home and are unaware that it could impact their home insurance. If you operate a business from your home, make sure you inform yourself.

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October is Car Safety Month

October is Car Safety Month

Posted Oct 5th, 2018

In Canada, every October is Car Safety Month because it’s a great time to start preparing our cars for the harsh winter weather we experience. It’s also a good time to ensure our vehicles are safe for us to drive.

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Four Home Improvement Tasks to Do This Fall

Four Home Improvement Tasks to Do This Fall

Posted Oct 3rd, 2018

Fall is upon us and with that, there are a few home improvement tasks that you should do.

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Tips for Safe Driving on Thanksgiving Weekend

Tips for Safe Driving on Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted Oct 1st, 2018

Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us; a time when we reflect on the people and things in our lives we are most grateful for. Since, most of us will be driving somewhere this holiday long weekend, make sure you drive safe!

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Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness  | October 2018

Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness | October 2018

Posted Oct 1st, 2018

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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Factors That Affect The Price of Your Car Insurance

Factors That Affect The Price of Your Car Insurance

Posted Sep 26th, 2018

Did you know that in Ontario several factors impact the price of your car insurance premium besides your driving record?

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The Latest Trends in Protecting & Securing Your Business Data

The Latest Trends in Protecting & Securing Your Business Data

Posted Sep 24th, 2018

As a business owner, it is extremely important that you protect and secure your business data. Considering how quickly things change, we’ve outlined the latest trends you need to know.

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