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By Staebler Insurance on Apr 22, 2022

With the warmer weather, thoughts of summer jump into many people’s minds, and with it comes the urban rituals of parks, splash pads, and food trucks! Who doesn’t love a tasty meal or a quick bite from a food truck on a summer day? In the last several years, food trucks in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding areas, have significantly grown in popularity. They pop up around these cities; in parks and playgrounds, at festivals, and neighbourhood churches. They can attract a...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 27, 2022

It’s a trend that continues to be more prevalent every year. Last summer the Staebler blog reported the unfortunate increase in security breaches , ransomware demands, and other data attacks on corporate systems. Now, Cyber Insurance is one of the most asked about coverages to add to commercial insurance policies. With remote work continuing to be the norm for most organizations, they must constantly adapt to the changing cyber security space.  ...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 16, 2021

With Ontario's "Slip & Fall" Claims Period Reduced, Here's What You Need To Do The cold weather is here - bringing with it snow and ice, meaning that potentially dangerous walking conditions could be lurking around every corner. Responsible commercial property occupiers need to think ahead of these hazards as they are required to ensure the safety of their parking lots and sidewalks around their building.   Proper maintenance and safety isn’t just the...

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 29, 2021

Important Changes Coming for Financial Statements   For the first time in more than 30 years the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA) have updated its accounting standards for financial statements. The new rules help define what an accountant needs to do when compiling financial information for companies and the responsibilities for that company’s management team.   The new requirements are outlined in the Canadian Standard on Related Services (CSRS)...

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By Staebler Insurance on Aug 13, 2021

It’s becoming more frequent that we read a media report of a large, well-known organization that’s been the target of a cyber breach. Often sensitive data and client information is compromised and held for ransom by digital attackers. While the public usually only hears about the major breaches of data security, smaller incidents are happening in Canada far more regularly. Insurance companies are now sounding the alarm : Not only is the average ransom demand going up (170%...

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By Staebler Insurance on May 31, 2021

One of the biggest hits to a trucking firm’s insurance policy can be the theft of cargo and Ontario insurance companies are sounding the alarms to bring attention to this particular threat.  Across the province, the transportation and logistics industry continues to see an increase in cargo theft, primarily through a tactic known as ‘fictitious pick-ups'.  Essentially, fictitious pick-ups occur when a legitimate transportation carrier’s identity is stolen and thieves...

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