Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wind and trees

Will insurance pay for my tree that blew over or the cost to cut it up? Trees are not insured against wind damage, nor are the costs to cut them up unless the tree or large branches have fallen and damaged your insured [...]

December 10th, 2012|StraightTalk|0 Comments

Getting Your School Ready for Bill 168

June 15th, 2010 is the deadline by which the law requires employers to comply with Bill 168. Employers need to understand their duties with respect to all workplaces covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act amendments to prevent workplace violence. Once your [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

Getting Your Child Care Centre Ready for Bill 168

June 15th, 2010 is the deadline by which the law requires employers to comply with Bill 168. Employers need to understand their duties with respect to all workplaces covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act amendments to prevent workplace violence. Once your [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

Bill 65

November 2010 saw third reading and passage of Bill 65 – Ontario’s non-profit organizations answer to enhance corporate accountability and governance. This is the first revision of the original 1907 Act since 1953! The Bill will take effect in 2012 and not- for profit organizations [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

Attention Commercial School & Childcare Operators

It may come as a surprise to many to learn that private organizations and their owners have similar exposures to litigation as Directors & Officers serving on a “Non-profit” Board. Setting up an incorporated entity does not shield the organization or owners from being named in a lawsuit for [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

What Could A Data or Privacy Breach Cost You?

Can you quantify the cost to your school’s reputation from the impact of losing confidential information of your staff, parents or children? Statistics will show that 74% of small to mid-size companies will be targeted for cybercrime. 42% have lost confidential and private data. A further study has shown [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

As The Eagle Soars

When back to school classrooms resonate with summer vacation stories, it is a time to celebrate that pause from routine with all the revitalization that this brings for students and teachers alike. Many Montessori owners, however, have faced anything but routine with the effect on [...]

December 7th, 2012|MySchool|0 Comments

Personal umbrella coverage

A simple way to increase your limits and expand the scope of your liability coverage is to obtain a Personal Umbrella Liability Policy. Who should consider this coverage? Anyone who: Owns a home, condo, cottage or rental property. [...]

December 3rd, 2012|StraightTalk|0 Comments