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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 29, 2018

It’s the spookiest time of the year! If you have kids, chances are they’re already getting excited not just for candy and spooky movies, but for the chance to dress up and strut their stuff around the neighbourhood! Halloween costumes are a lot of fun, but they can also be dangerous. Whether you’ll be going store bought, or whipping up something home made, keep these points in mind while choosing a costume for your child! Keep it bright This is somewhat obvious advice, but...

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 22, 2018

As of October 17, 2018, the possession and use of Cannabis has been legalized in Canada. But legalization hasn’t come without a few strings. Similar to alcohol and prescription medicines, the usage of cannabis is still regulated and failure to follow the rules can result in fines and even criminal charges. Here is what you need to know to stay on the right side of Ontario’s new cannabis laws! Who can smoke and where Just like alcohol, cannabis is...

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 17, 2018

A strike notice has been issued by Canada Post employees and  rotating strikes could begin as early as Monday, October 22. What does that mean for you, your insurance documents and upcoming payments? There are a number of ways to stay connected: -           Make sure we have your current email address o    We’ll be able to chat with you, provide updates and in some...

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 16, 2018

Home insurance is your first line of defense against disaster. It’s a fundamental part of home ownership, and while it may not be mandatory, almost every homeowner recognizes the value of a home insurance policy. What they may not know however, are all of the ways they can accidentally (or not so accidentally) void that policy. So we’ve come up with a few situations that could void your policy and leave you on the hook when you need that coverage the most: Being dishonest when...

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 9, 2018

When we think about protecting our homes from the elements, we tend to focus on the most extreme events -- hurricanes, blizzards, golf ball sized hail stones crashing into your roof, that sort of thing. While those are certainly scenarios to be concerned about, what is far more likely to cause damage to your home and endanger your safety is the humble Ontario thunderstorm. During the summer and fall months, Ontario sees literally hundreds of thunderstorms each year, any one of...

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 3, 2018

Whether you’ve just brought home a brand new mewling kitten, adopted a rescue dog, have a bunny that's two years, or noticed your faithful friend starting to slow down in her old age, you might be asking yourself if you should consider pet insurance for them. The short answer: Yes. Yes, you should. Pet insurance is a great idea no matter how old or healthy your pup or cat may be. There are plenty of good reasons to consider a little extra protection for your furry family member....

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