Ontario Insurance News & Views

My Roof is Damaged and Now it’s Raining! What Do I Do Next?

May 10, 2018

Recently, the southern Ontario region was hit with a large windstorm which affected many residents in the GTA and surrounding areas. Many homes were left with fallen tree branches and even more with missing shingles. Read more

Guess what – We’ve Outgrown Our Shell!

April 30, 2018

Exciting things are happening at Mitchell & Whale. We’ve just opened our doors to the new 25,000 sq feet super-modern and super-fun home of M&W.

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The Winners and Losers of Territory Independent Auto Insurance

April 26, 2018

With Ontario’s provincial election coming up soon, the news media has been full of comments made by various politicians all scrambling for votes. Hot topics that affect virtually everyone such as hydro rates and the cost of auto insurance are often brought up, with everyone having their own version of the perfect solution to fix the costs.

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Ice Dams 101

April 16, 2018

An ice dam is a build-up of ice or snow along the edge of a roof or eaves. Water from rain or melting snow then pools behind this build-up and passively backs up underneath the shingles entering the attic or wall cavity.

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Is an RHD Vehicle Right for You?

April 13, 2018

One third of the world produces right-hand drive vehicles. RHD vehicles from the U.K., Australia, Hong Kong and Japan are highly prized by car enthusiasts and collectors all over Canada for their originality and rarity. That’s because on this side of the Atlantic (and Pacific), they’re one-of-a-kind. Read more

Wind Damage: What’s Covered and How to Proceed

April 7, 2018

This Wednesday’s windstorm in Southern Ontario left a trail of destruction and at least 100,000 without electricity. Wind gusts of up to 100km per hour toppled fences, brought down trees, ripped siding from homes, and blew shingles from roofs throughout the province. Read more

Seven Steps to Smarter AirBNB Hosting

April 5, 2018

Have you ever used AirBNB instead of staying at a hotel? The website offers a viable alternative to the traditional hotel/motel rooms but it has raised its fair share of controversy in cities where it is already hard to rent an apartment.

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2,400 Fined in OPP’s Annual Distracted Driving Campaign

March 26, 2018

The OPP just wrapped up their annual distracted driving campaign during the March break to remind Ontarians they have a zero tolerance policy for anyone using a handheld device while driving. Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Water Damage Insurance in Ontario

March 20, 2018

Water damage is the leading cause of home insurance claims in Ontario. Do you have all the coverage you need?

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Mitchell & Whale Top Ranked for the Fourth Consecutive Year

March 13, 2018

Insurance Business Canada, one of the insurance industry’s trade magazines, has recently published its fourth annual ranking of the Top Canadian Brokerages.

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