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Tips for Driving Safely in a Snow Storm

Tips for Driving Safely in a Snow Storm

Whether we like it or not, winter is here and when a storm hits, it can wreak havoc and chaos on city streets and highways. There’s always a risk you could end up with a dead battery, a flat tire or even run out of gas and when you drive during a snowstorm but there […]

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Strategic Partnership Announcement

Strategic Partnership Announcement

OSHAWA, ON. (January 25, 2019) – Roughley Insurance Brokers and Petley Hare Limited announce they have entered into a strategic partnership to form The Roughley & Hare Insurance Group. Both businesses are long established within the Durham Region community and look forward to further strengthening those roots and expanding to meet the needs of the modern […]

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How to save money on your insurance premiums

How to save money on your insurance premiums

We get calls from clients all the time looking for ways to save money on their insurance premiums. There are a few ways that you can certainly save some money on insurance. Here are a few tips that we have: Increase Your Deductible By increasing your deductible, you will save some premium on that portion […]

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Why did my auto premium increase when I have a clean record?

Why did my auto premium increase when I have a clean record?

You have been driving for many years, you do not have any accidents or tickets and have always made your payments on time. You receive your automobile insurance renewal and see that your rate has increased! How does this happen? The nature of insurance is that the payments (or premiums) of the many pay for […]

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Cannabis Legalization – Part 3: How will cannabis legalization affect your business?

Cannabis Legalization – Part 3: How will cannabis legalization affect your business?

Now that cannabis consumption and growth is legal in Canada, there are several areas it potentially exposes your business to risk. With this, comes changes to HR policies and employer/employee responsibilities. In this article, we’re going to cover a few of the items that employers should be aware of and things they should do when […]

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Possible Canada Post Strike Imminent

Possible Canada Post Strike Imminent

With recent activities between Canada Post and Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) it has become increasingly possible that we may see an interruption to mail services as early as Monday October 22nd, 2018. In case this strike does happen, we would like to provide our customers with some guidelines in order to ensure that […]

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Cannabis Legalization – Part 2: Recreational Limits

Cannabis Legalization – Part 2: Recreational Limits

October 17th is officially the day recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada. With legalization come new rules governing everything ranging from where you can use and grow pot to how it will be marketed and distributed. Here’s a breakdown of the rules you can expect in the province of Ontario when the recreational use of […]

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Cannabis Legalization – Part 1: Risks of Impaired Driving

Cannabis Legalization – Part 1: Risks of Impaired Driving

The legalization of cannabis in Canada introduces many societal changes and preparing yourself for these changes is important. While cannabis impairment differs from the effects of alcohol, there are similar fines and consequences involved if you drive under the influence of cannabis. This article will provide you with all the main points of interest in […]

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Get The Best Coverage For Your Used Car

Get The Best Coverage For Your Used Car

Are you a new driver shopping for your first car? Are you a seasoned vet that’s been driving for years? Either way, buying a used vehicle instead of a brand new one can save you money up front, but how does buying a used car affect your car insurance cost and coverage? Here are a […]

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Should You File A Claim?

Should You File A Claim?

Severe weather, storms and other natural catastrophes are becoming more frequent and more destructive year-over-year. It can be a stressful time when bad weather damages your property and when faced with challenges, you may look to your insurance policies to protect your assets. As brokers, we always remind you not to panic when something happens. […]

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