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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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The Truth About Boat Insurance in Ontario

The Truth About Boat Insurance in Ontario

Posted Jul 23rd, 2021

Summer is here, and boat owners are thrilled because it means they can enjoy the Ontario boating season. We’ve provided insightful information regarding boat insurance.

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Answers to Questions About Summer Grilling Safety

Answers to Questions About Summer Grilling Safety

Posted Jul 21st, 2021

Summer’s here and that means barbecue grills are fired up. We have some beneficial grilling safety tips that will keep you and your family safe all season.

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Popular Car Rental Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Popular Car Rental Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Posted Jul 19th, 2021

Rental cars are a great option, they offer convenience and opportunity, especially when travelling. However, there are some common mistakes you need to know about before your next road trip.

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Common Summer Car Problems You Need to Know About

Common Summer Car Problems You Need to Know About

Posted Jul 14th, 2021

As temperatures become increasingly warmer during the summer months, you may notice increased car problems. Interestingly, cars can be sensitive to weather, that’s why we’ve highlighted common summer car problems and how you can avoid them.

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How to Plan Fun Summer Activities for Employees

How to Plan Fun Summer Activities for Employees

Posted Jul 12th, 2021

As an employer, we completely understand that productivity decreases in summer. We’ve compiled a list of fun summer activities you can do with employees to keep them engaged all summer long!

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How to Stay Safe on a Boat During a Lightning Storm

How to Stay Safe on a Boat During a Lightning Storm

Posted Jul 9th, 2021

Weather in Ontario can change quickly, which means finding yourself on a boat during a lightning storm is a real possibility. It’s important you know what to do to keep yourself safe in this situation and we’ve shared tips.

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Summer Car Accessories to Help Combat the Sun and Heat

Summer Car Accessories to Help Combat the Sun and Heat

Posted Jul 7th, 2021

The summer sun and heat are no joke and can make the inside of a car feel like a sauna. We have a list of some great car accessories that will help combat any damage the sun and heat may cause.

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Reasons Why Location Impacts Home Insurance Rates

Reasons Why Location Impacts Home Insurance Rates

Posted Jul 5th, 2021

The location of your home is unique and comes with individual risks, which is why your home insurance rates can be impacted by where you live. We’ve shared the answers to the reasons why.

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How to Master Summer Fire Safety with Our Tips

How to Master Summer Fire Safety with Our Tips

Posted Jun 30th, 2021

Summer in Ontario is wonderful because there is so much to do in our gorgeous province! Sadly, some fun summer activities can potentially cause a fire risk so we’ve provided helpful fire safety tips.

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Brilliant Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in Summer

Brilliant Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in Summer

Posted Jun 28th, 2021

During summer, it’s easy for our minds to wander to think about sunshine and vacation. As an employer, it’s difficult to keep your employees motivated during summer, but we’ve shared great tips to help keep employees engaged.

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The Best Tips and Advice About Dog Park Etiquette

The Best Tips and Advice About Dog Park Etiquette

Posted Jun 25th, 2021

If you’re a dog owner, you’ve probably visited a dog park or will likely visit one this summer. We have some great tips on dog park etiquette and how to ensure your pet stays safe while visiting.

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Pool Safety Lessons You Need to Know This Summer

Pool Safety Lessons You Need to Know This Summer

Posted Jun 23rd, 2021

It’s officially summer in Ontario, and if you’re a pool owner, it’s important to know about the safety risks and insurance coverage that is essential for pool owners.

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Reasons Why Insuring Seasonal Toys Is Becoming More Popular

Reasons Why Insuring Seasonal Toys Is Becoming More Popular

Posted Jun 21st, 2021

Being an Ontario insurance brokerage, we’re able to insure a large variety of things. That’s why we wanted to tell you about common seasonal toys you should insure.

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Protect Yourself: How to Avoid a Sunburn While Boating This Summer

Protect Yourself: How to Avoid a Sunburn While Boating This Summer

Posted Jun 18th, 2021

Summer officially begins in a few days, and while boating, it’s important to protect yourself from the sun. Before getting on your boat, we’ve shared tips to help avoid sunburn.

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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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Five Quick (but Important) Tips to Prevent a Home Break-In

Five Quick (but Important) Tips to Prevent a Home Break-In

Posted Jun 9th, 2021

Whether you experience a break-in or not, it’s important to take preventative measures, even if you have home insurance. We’ve shared tips on how to prevent and be prepared in case you ever run into this unfortunate situation.

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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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Three Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Test Drives

Three Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Test Drives

Posted Apr 26th, 2021

A thorough test drive is essential to finding your perfect vehicle to buy. We’ve outlined the most important things to remember when on a test drive while shopping for a new car.

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Facts You Should Know About Buying A Boat at A Boat Show

Facts You Should Know About Buying A Boat at A Boat Show

Posted Apr 23rd, 2021

Boat shows are a great way to spend your time if you are a boat lover, especially if you’re in the market to buy. We’ve shared important things you should know before buying a new boat at an Ontario boat show.

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An Easy Step-by-Step Guide: How to Store Winter Tires

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide: How to Store Winter Tires

Posted Apr 19th, 2021

We are overjoyed that spring is officially here in Ontario! That means it’s time to switch out your winter tires and we’ve shared a helpful guide for you to follow.

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