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Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Running at its Best This Summer

Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Running at its Best This Summer

As the temperature in Ontario continues to rise, the last thing you need is a broken air conditioning unit. To keep your AC unit running at its best, we’ve gathered a few tips from the pros that we’d like to share. Change your air filter – A large percentage of issues can be mitigated just […]

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Need a Small Business Quote? We’re here to help.

Need a Small Business Quote? We’re here to help.

As a small business owner, you’re busy and it probably feels like there’s not enough time in the day to finish your list of to-dos. However, it’s always important to discuss your insurance needs with us, your broker, to ensure your business is properly protected from potential risks. We’ve put together a small list of […]

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Ontario’s Insurance Industry is in a Hard Market

Ontario’s Insurance Industry is in a Hard Market

What is going on? When it comes to insurance, a hard market is when the capital used to fund insurance transactions begins to dry up or not be as readily available as it usually is. The reduction of capital availability can occur at different levels of the insurance supply chain and when significant insurance-related or […]

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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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