COVID-19: Information for our clients

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By Staebler Insurance on May 26, 2020

After a cool start to the season, a mid-spring heat event has hit southern Ontario -- and with it comes the warnings and reminders to be proactive to help beat the heat.   The risks are greater to young children, pregnant women, older adults, and people with chronic illnesses. It is important to take care of yourself and those around you with these recommendations:   1) Limit Outdoor Time Between 10 am and 4 pm, the sun is at its hottest and...

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By Staebler Insurance on May 19, 2020

It’s been over eight weeks since government and health officials mandated the majority of businesses close their doors to the public. A lot has changed and everyone has needed to quickly adapt. After a long and patient wait, we are starting to see the slow  re-opening of some businesses and industries from COVID-19 mandated shutdown. This is giving many businesses pause to take the time to look around, take stock of their physical space and operating procedures, and begin...

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By Staebler Insurance on Apr 24, 2020

With excepts from Staebler Broker Lisa Arseneau in the  Rear View Mirror .     Here we are: All isolated and distanced from each other in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold of our lives and changed things for everyone. It is an extremely proud moment in transportation. We are fiercely proud of the many transport companies and the truck drivers that are forging on and serving our country by delivering the much-needed goods in the grocery stores. We...

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By Staebler Insurance on Apr 9, 2020

COVID-19 continues to create unprecedented challenges for individuals and businesses.  As your broker, we want to help you navigate through this evolving landscape.  Throughout this time, we remain open for business to assist you, answer any questions you have, and with any claims that may arise. Below are some updates for both individuals and businesses on how changes due to COVID-19 may be impacting your insurance. Consumer Relief The Insurance Bureau...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 31, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads around the world, and the business environment changes daily due to government directives, organizations have found that there are many things to consider with respect to insurance and risk management. Property Coverage Many businesses are finding themselves in a situation where they are mandated to shut down operations by their governments in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. There are a number of things to consider when doing so, not the least...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 24, 2020

With the escalating threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and a State of Emergency declared in Ontario, non-essential businesses are shutting their doors to the public. And many Ontarians are suddenly finding themselves being asked to work from home for the first time in their lives. While this might sound like a nice perk in the middle of all this uncertainty, it isn’t without its downsides either. Here are some tips on how to best prepare yourself and your home during this period of...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 16, 2020

Effective Tuesday, March 17, our office is closed to all visitors. During this closure, we will continue to conduct business and service customers remotely. We understand the risk and are doing our part to help ‘flatten the curve’ by putting the safety of our employees and customers first. We continue to monitor events around us and want to make sure you continue to have access to our services. The well-being of our customers, employees, and business partners is...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a significant shift in the landscape for business continuity planning. Since the first emergence of COVID-19 we have been fielding questions from our clients regarding how insurance policies, belonging to various organizations and businesses, could potentially respond to loss of income or extra costs incurred as a result of the Coronavirus. Supply chain disruptions, loss of sales revenue, and disruptions in operations are all examples of how...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 13, 2020

On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) a pandemic. At Staebler, the health and well-being of our employees and our customers continues to be our top priority, and we continue to monitor the situation as it develops. At this time, we are not making any changes to the delivery of our services to our customers. However, we are encouraging all of our customers and partners to use email and/or telephone to contact our...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 11, 2020

With rapidly rising temperatures and rainy pre-spring weather, flood warnings will become more and more frequent. This week the Grand River Conservation Authority issued official warnings for Ayr, New Hamburg, and Drayton near the Conestogo River.   A river, during calmer times. ( Photo from  Pexels ) If you live near rivers it is a good idea to be notified about watches and warnings. You can subscribe to the GRCA alert emails .   In case...

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