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Top 5 Winter Tires for 2016

Oct 13, 2016 9:50:41 AM
Canadians deal with some of the worst winter driving conditions so investing in a quality set of winter tires is prudent for winter driving safety and confidence. All-season tires work well in most weather conditions but when the ambient temperature drops below 7 C, the rubber hardens and looses its ability to grip the contact surface. All-weather tires do an adequate job in most conditions except in severe winter weather, they do not perform as well as a dedicated winter tires.

Winter is back! Forecasts for 2016-2017 in Ontario

Oct 13, 2016 9:04:38 AM
Canadians love to talk about the weather AND worry about the coming winter. While winter officially starts on December 21, 2016, the Farmers’ Almanac predictions point to some snow and cold conditions in mid-November in the Northeast, Great Lakes, and Midwest. However, the good news is that the frigidly cold temperatures really won’t take hold until much later in the season.

Distracted Driving

Sep 15, 2015 1:45:19 PM
We know talking and texting is dangerous while driving. Every Canadian province has some form of ban for using hand-held electronic devices while driving. Although these laws are common knowledge, most people don’t take them seriously. Perhaps they feel they won’t get caught or it isn’t really that serious a law. Whatever their reasoning, education is required. Use of hand-held devices while driving is illegal in Ontario (in fact it comes with a hefty fine).

Pan Am Games & Your Insurance

Jul 6, 2015 11:46:06 AM
With the Pan Am Games only days away and the Parapan Am Games shortly after, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will see an influx of athletes, coaches and fans. If you are considering renting your home to game attendees, Acumen Insurance and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) recommends making sure you are properly insured.