Why a Larger Insurer is Sometimes Better…and Sometimes Not

December 5, 2019

In Canada, we love small business, and with good reason. Who doesn’t want to know their local grocer or mechanic, or have their kids go to school with their insurance broker’s kids? As Canadians, we have a natural preference for small family businesses. They are our neighbours. We trust them.

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Forever Young – Adam Mitchell Wins Young Broker of the Year

November 12, 2019

Recently, at the 2019 IBAO Awards, Adam Mitchell was recognized as Young Broker of the Year for Ontario.

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Do Insurance Companies Ever Lose Money on Auto Insurance?

October 30, 2019

…They Can and Do in Ontario – Here’s Proof

Auto insurance premiums in Ontario continue to go up, and there’s been a lot of talk that it’s just insurance companies lining their pockets. Well, here’s the thing: They’re not.

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The Best Home Insurance Companies in Ontario

October 24, 2019

There are more than 40 different insurance companies that offer home insurance in Ontario. It can be difficult to tell one from the next sometimes. A lot of them seem to offer similar things, so how do you know which one to choose? There’s no one answer, but there are certainly ways to narrow it down.

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Why Do My Insurance Payments Not Come Out Right Away?

October 21, 2019

In our world of online buying and selling, we’ve grown accustomed to buying something and seeing the money come out of our account right that very second – or at least the next business day. When you switch from one insurance company to another, it can be a big cause for concern when weeks or even months pass, and no money comes out of your account.

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The Best Auto Insurance Companies in Ontario

September 25, 2019

Ontario has about 12 million registered vehicles and only about 11 million people who are currently of driving age. Long story short, if you’re an adult living in Ontario, there’s a good chance you need auto insurance. But you probably see ads for dozens of different insurance companies every week, and they all say that they’re the best, that they offer the best rates, and that they give you the best service if you have to make a claim.

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Growth Matters – Mitchell & Whale Cracks Growth 500 List

September 12, 2019

Canadian Business Magazine has released its 31st annual list of the fastest growing companies in the country (The Growth 500), and Mitchell & Whale is proud to be on it!

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How Should I Choose a Business Insurance Broker?

September 11, 2019

How Do I Find the Right Insurance Broker for my Business Insurance?

Great news! When it comes to finding an insurance broker to help you insure your business, there’s plenty of choice out there! In Ontario alone, there are over 1,250 licensed insurance brokerages and across Canada that number increases to well over 5,000. Type the words “Business Insurance Broker Ontario” into Google and you’ll be met with over 11 million results to sift through! Read more

How is the Cost of Business Insurance Calculated?

August 20, 2019

How Insurers Calculate the Cost of Your Business Insurance

How much is business insurance? The shortest answer to this question is that the cost to insure your business can be as low as $200 a year, or over $200,000 – depending on what your company does and how.

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Backpacks For Kids Challenge 2019

August 5, 2019

What Do Kids’ Backpacks Have to Do With Insurance?

At Mitchell & Whale, we care about people. Yes, we know that EVERYBODY says they care about people, and yes, we know that it’s a big cliché, but the fact is that our focus on people is the single biggest reason for our success, and we choose to make it central to everything we do. Read more