Business Cyber Risks and Tips for Risk Management
There’s a saying that goes ‘fail to prepare and prepare to fail’. This is extremely true for cyber risks. Do you have a website? Networked computers connected to the internet? Do you store private client information? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you need cyber liability insurance. Young companies and […]
Spring Auto Checklist
Slushy, dirty roads can damage your vehicle’s body, while frigid temperatures make your engine work overtime. Let’s face it, winter is tough on everything. Your car needs more than a spring-cleaning to get it ready for summer road trips. Whether you do it yourself or take your vehicle to a mechanic, our spring maintenance recommendations […]
Spring Homeowners Checklist
Spring is here! We highly recommend some spring home maintenance to ensure your home is in tip top shape after winter. The following list is McClelland’s spring check-list for homeowners. OUTSIDE YOUR HOME • Clean out and repair eaves troughs and downspouts. • Ensure downspouts extend from your home by at least six feet or […]
Intact Now Covers Car Sharing with Turo
Turo is Ontario’s first peer-to-peer car-sharing company. Turo allows local car owners to offer their personal vehicle to a community of pre-approved renters through an online marketplace. Peer-to-peer car sharing is very similar to renting a car from a rental company, e.g. Enterprise, but instead of using a car from a company owned fleet, you borrow […]
Uber Driver Crashes, Passenger Injured, and the Multi-Million Dollar Question : Does Uber’s Policy Cover UberX Drivers?
A 59-year-old gentleman named Kirit started to work for Uber a few hours a day in late 2015 in order to supplement his income. While driving a passenger in mid January, 2016, he got into an accident with another car causing injuries to his passenger and $10,000 in damages to his car. Kirit contacted his […]
Introducing Our Customer Web Portal!
Introducing Our Customer Web Portal Sign up today for a chance to win an iPad! Have you ever needed an extra copy of your liability slip e-mailed to you? Having trouble finding those policy documents? We’re always happy to help, and now we’ll be making some basic services available outside office hours through our customer […]
Spring Newsletter 2016
Spring News Letter Customer Portal Launch, iPad Giveaway, Water Coverage Changes, Winter Tire Discount & More Introducing Our Customer Web Portal! Have you ever needed an extra copy of your liability slip e-mailed to you? Having trouble finding those policy documents? We’re always happy to help, and now we’ll be making some basic services […]
Water Insurance is Changing
Many of us recall the flood of July 8th 2013. This storm pounded the West Greater Toronto Area (GTA), especially Etobicoke. The storm dumped 126 mm of rain on The City, 90mm in just two hours. This is more rain than fell during Hurricane Hazel! More rain than we normally see in an entire month, […]
Changes To Auto Policies – Effective June 1st, 2016
The Government of Ontario is working towards making insurance premiums more affordable. As of June 1st, 2016 there are changes being made to automobile benefits and coverages in your standard auto insurance policy. Some of the coverages in your policy have been reduced, and some options for increased coverage have been eliminated or changed. Keep […]
Insuring a Death Star – What does the commercial quoting process look like behind the scenes?
Bored economists and Star Wars fans around the world have tried to estimate the real world cost of constructing a Death Star. Being an insurance broker, that got me thinking; what would it cost to insure one of these things? Aside from the construction risks of such a mega structure, The Empire’s bases and spacecraft […]