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Discover Free-Range Farm Insurance with Acumen!

Sep 3, 2021 12:00:00 PM
Ah, September! Whether you’re looking forward to putting on your best flannel, taking the kids out apple picking or prepping for Autumn’s harvest, Fall’s rich warmth and crinkled leaves are welcome reminders of the passage of time.

Why a Basic Home Insurance Policy Won’t Cover Your Rental Property.

Aug 12, 2021 3:29:10 PM
Whether you own a duplex, student rental or even Airbnb, landlord insurance can help you protect your property and yourself from damage and costs associated with renters. As you say farewell to summer and “hello” to new leases and new tenants, purchasing landlord insurance in Ontario can help you keep your investment and renters safe.Keep reading to learn why rentals need more than just a standard home insurance policy!

Protect Your Business with the Right Liability Insurance

Jun 1, 2021 1:54:41 PM
When you have the right tools and insight, protecting yourself from unforeseen circumstances is easy. In fact, now that the weather is warmer, you’ve probably been taking a few cautionary measures, like applying sunscreen, to avoid the unpleasant consequences of a sunburn.

Are You Protected Against Cyber Threats?

May 21, 2021 11:31:02 AM
Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, it’s likely that you and your employees are spending a little more time at home these days! In fact, an article by the Toronto Star showed that, as of summer 2020, nearly 60% of businesses had their staff working from home. And while remote work seems wonderful at its core—fewer office expenses, shorter commutes and bottomless coffee—it also poses new concerns related to personal cyber security.

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Home and Car

Apr 13, 2021 10:15:50 AM
Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean we’re completely in the clear yet! The harsh effects of Ontario’s winters can often cause damage to the exterior of your home and vehicles.  So, in order to help you protect your property against unexpected costs and insurance claims, we’ve created a list of simple tips to help you inspect both your car and home for damage that may have been caused during the winter months. Why not spend some time outside with the kids while you conduct a bit of spring maintenance on your home and car? And, to make the warmer months especially care-free, make sure you connect with your insurance broker to ask about how you can bundle on home and auto insurance!   

Is Your Snow Removal Contractor Responsible for a Liability Claim?

Mar 5, 2021 2:53:19 PM
March is full of surprises—including, sometimes, snow! Yes, even with spring is in sight, late-season snow falls can appear at the last minute, causing landlords, building owners and property managers to bring out the snow shovels and sidewalk salt once again. And, if you own a commercial building, condo unit, rental house or private residence, a surprise snowfall puts your tenants at risk for slip and fall accidents and, ultimately, potential liability claims against you.

What You Need to Know About Cannabis Insurance

Feb 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Recent COVID-19 closures and regulations are stressful for all Ontarians: many businesses have been forced to shut their doors, while others are permitted to operate using take-out or delivery services. And although some industries have been particularly hard-hit by ongoing protocols, the cannabis industry seems to be holding steady amidst an otherwise uncertain economic environment of the pandemic.