Ontario Insurance News & Views

Do you Rent? Here’s 5 Reasons Why You Need Tenants Insurance

July 13, 2018

With the rising cost of real estate in Ontario, it is becoming increasingly popular for individuals to rent out investment properties. The rising cost of homes has also made it more popular to rent than it is to buy. Especially for younger couples and small families.

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10 Tips to Increase Your Cyber Security Without Spending a Ton

June 22, 2018

Hackers seeking to steal data and money historically have targeted large multinationals and government bodies. In recent years, however, they have shifted focus, and now increasingly prey on small businesses and individuals.

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Ontario Insurer Q&A Series: CAA Insurance

June 12, 2018

Our Ontario Insurer Q&A blog series aims to provide consumers with some important insights into how insurance works in this province, and should help to counter some of the myths and misconceptions floating around in the media these days. Read more

Ontario Insurer Q&A Series: Echelon Insurance

June 11, 2018

Our Ontario Insurer Q&A blog series aims to provide consumers with some important insights into how insurance works in this province, and should help to counter some of the myths and misconceptions floating around in the media these days. Read more

Ask Adam: Auto Insurance Myths

June 3, 2018

Adam Mitchell

Every industry has its usual suspects of associated myths, and the insurance industry is no different—especially when it comes to auto insurance. Our brokers regularly come across the same misconceptions about auto insurance coverage and regulations, mostly regarding how accidents and tickets can affect your insurance premiums in Ontario. In this installment of Ask Adam, Adam addresses some of the most common myths.

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Europe’s GDPR Makes Cyber Insurance More Relevant Than Ever for Canadian Companies

May 28, 2018

GDPR is here and it has every big company shaking in its boots. Why? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s Europe’s latest personal data framework. The law was officially adopted on May 25. 2018 and it protects the personal information of all EU citizens. Read more

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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