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Our head office has moved!

Exciting things are happening at Petley-Hare, and we want to share some important news with you. Loyalty from customers like you has fuelled continued growth at Petley-Hare, making a move to a new facility necessary, but with new builds (especially during uncertain/pandemic times) delays can happen. Over the past few years, we have been in […]

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Save $$$ With Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance

Do you commute less than 12,000 kilometres a year? If so, start saving on auto insurance premiums with MyPace™ — a pay-as you-drive program offered through CAA Insurance. If you’re spending less time behind the wheel, the CAA MyPace™ payment program can help you take control of your car insurance costs by giving you the […]

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What You Should Know About Tractor and Farm Equipment Insurance

Tailor Your Farm Equipment Insurance Coverage to Your Particular Operation When people drive, cycle, or jog by a farm, one of their first internalizations might be to identify the specific type of operation; this is typically influenced by what they see in the fields and/or in the barnyard: hens, cattle, pigs, sheep, wheat, corn, and […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need Boat Insurance in Ontario

Ontario is a great place to boat. With its many lakes and rivers, there are plenty of opportunities for boaters of all experience levels to get out on the water and have some fun. However, before you go boat shopping, it’s important to make sure that you have boat insurance. Here are five reasons why […]

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Spring Maintenance Tips to Help Prevent Home Insurance Claims

Spring is a time for renewal. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and everything feels new. It’s also a time when many homeowners start thinking about their annual home maintenance checklist. By completing some simple tasks now, you can help prevent costly home insurance claims later on! In this blog post, we will […]

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Shifting Gears Into Warmer Weather

Spring has emerged and the treacherous winter driving conditions are behind us. Much like getting your car ready for winter, you should have a similar routine to prepare your vehicle for the warmer months. CAR MAINTENANCE Tires – This is the time you will want to put your snow tires back into storage and to […]

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3 Holiday Hosting Tips To Keep You And Your Guests Safe

Although the omicron variant is increasing numbers across Ontario, holiday festivities are expected to be back in full swing for many families this year, with about 66% of Canadian consumers planning to spend the 2021 holiday season normally, according to a recent Numerator survey. From walkway slip-and-falls to online shopping scams, there are a number of […]

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Why You Need Proper Coverage As A Landlord

The idea of who a landlord is has evolved dramatically over the last few years. Rather than a hidden corporate entity, many people are now seeing landlords as everyday homeowners who have rented out their finished basements, rooms, or investment properties. With the booming Ontario housing market, low interest rates, and the rise of Airbnb […]

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Petley-Hare Acquires iShield Insurance Brokers

OSHAWA, September 16, 2021 – Petley-Hare is excited to announce it has acquired iShield Insurance Brokers Ltd.. With this acquisition, Petley-Hare will continue its mission to become the most recognized and recommended insurance retailer within Durham Region.  Strengthening our Durham community presence Founded in Oshawa, Ontario in 1971, iShield Insurance is committed to providing the […]

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Prevent Farm Fires With These 4 Tips

Farm fires are devastating and can result in the loss of produce, livestock, outbuildings and business livelihood. They are the #1 cause of property losses for farms in Ontario. Each year there are approximately 80 barn fires that cause an average of $18.5 million[i] in damages. According to analysis by The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group […]

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