Monthly Archives: January 2014

Snow Removal Log

Please click here for your snow removal log courtesy of Northbridge Insurance.
This is a great tool to help defend against liability lawsuits for trip and falls.

January 28th, 2014|Internal|0 Comments

Be Prepared for Emergencies

Download your complimentary Emergency Preparedness Guide courtesy of the City of Brampton Emergency Measures Office.

January 23rd, 2014|StraightTalk|0 Comments

Chubb Tips –Reducing the risk for water damage losses

Chubb Tips –Reducing the risk for water damage losses
Water damage now surpasses the risks of fire and theft as a leading source of claims.Recognizing warning signs inside and outside your property can help you avoid water-related damage to your home. Here are some important tips that will help reduce the risk of incurringwater damage losses:

*Inspect […]

January 20th, 2014|Internal|0 Comments

CCV Georgetown Official Opening, January 8, 2014

It’s Official! On January 8, 2014, we were honoured to host our Georgetown location ribbon cutting ceremony with Halton Hills’ Mayor Rick Bonnette and members of the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce.

January 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Snowmobile Safety from OPP

Snowmobile Safety from OPP
As the snowmobile season is upon us and the weather being so unpredictable, the members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment are reminding all snowmobile users to practice safe riding habits when using the trails. Here are a few things to consider:
•Ensure that you have the appropriate licence and […]

January 14th, 2014|StraightTalk|0 Comments

Ice Dams – Avoid getting your back up

WHAT CAUSES ICE DAME?

Ice dams form when the temperature fluctuates enough to cause frequent melting and freezing
conditions. When ice builds up on the edge of the roof (often in your eavestroughs) and the
snow above melts, the water can collect and flow back under the shingles into the house. Most
insurers will pay for the interior damage […]

January 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flying Ice

FLYING ICE
Useful tips and facts.

Winter brings an increase in the number of incidents involving large chunks of ice blowing off of the top of transport trucks and sometimes vans or cars. Damage to trailing vehicles can range from cracked windshields to more substantial damage.

Below are some general tips and facts dealing with this winter hazard.
Many […]

January 9th, 2014|StraightTalk|0 Comments

Reducing Auto Insurance Rates for Ontario Drivers

Reducing Auto Insurance Rates for Ontario Drivers
Regulation Changes and Towing Review Will Benefit Consumers
December 19, 2013  5:30 p.m.Ministry of Finance

Ontario is introducing new initiatives to reduce costs and uncertainty in the auto insurance system, including enhancing towing industry oversight.

Consultations are underway to develop a province-wide system to oversee the towing industry.  A review of vehicle […]

January 6th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Seven Steps to Cold Weather Safety

Seven steps to cold weather safety
Winter weather has arrived in much of the country. Do you know the signs of hypothermia, and what to do if you get frostbite? Read on to make sure you’re ready for cold weather!

1) Listen to the weather forecast
•Check the Environment Canada weather forecast before going out.
•Listen for a wind […]

January 6th, 2014|StraightTalk|0 Comments

Provincial Insurance Brokers Association Urges Safe Driving During Winter Weather

Provincial Insurance Brokers Association Urges Safe Driving During Winter Weather
(Toronto, Ontario) With the winter weather officially upon us, the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) is reminding Ontario drivers to take precautions when driving on Ontario roads over the snow filled months. Last evening, Eastern Ontario was hit with its first major storm which acts […]

January 2nd, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments