Staebler Insurance - Blog

By Staebler Insurance on Mar 13, 2018

    One of our insurance partners, Aviva Canada , conducted an undercover investigation into auto body shops and their repair practices.   What they found was quite frankly shocking, even to the most seasoned investigators.   Over the course of a year, Aviva staged 10 accidents with intentionally damaged vehicles. They rigged them with hidden cameras and waited for tow trucks to arrive.   In most cases the tow truck driver suggested, or...

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By Staebler Insurance on Feb 8, 2018

Staebler Insurance is excited to announce Joanna Mendonca, Business Development Manager, has been appointed a territory Team Leader on the Young Brokers Council (YBC) of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario. The YBC inspires young brokers, develops ideas, and provides leadership training for insurance professionals under 40 across Ontario. In short, they encourage the growth of the next generation. There are only 12 YBC Team Leader positions across Ontario so...

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By Staebler Insurance on Feb 5, 2018

On January 31, Staebler Insurance joined longtime community partners Gore Mutual and CARSTAR Canada to present a major donation to KW Counselling Services. KW Counselling received a combined cheque for $10,500 from the three local organizations. The donation will allow them to continue their popular walk-in program and keep it open year round. In the past they have been forced to close down the walk-in program during the summer. The donation benefits KW...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 30, 2018

Waterloo Region continues to bustle with road construction and infrastructure upgrades, which means more detours. As part of the new Highway 7 to Guelph project , the Victoria Street bridge will be replaced in 2018. This affects our clients and partners coming from west of the Conestoga Parkway and those exiting Highway 85 South at Victoria (Edna Street).   Between January 30, 2018 and approximately December, 2018, Victoria Street North will be closed between Edna...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 26, 2018

With more than 30 years of trucking industry insurance experience, Staebler's Lisa Arseneau is a perfect fit for the Board of Directors of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario. This week, the TTSAO announced Lisa was added to their board . She is the current chairman of the TTSAO's Insurance Group, whose responsibility is to mesh the relationship between brokers and insurance companies, and help ensure students of trucking schools are insurable upon...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 11, 2018

According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada , only half of all renters have any kind of tenant's insurance. That's not great. If you break things down by demographics though, those numbers get even worse. A majority of young renters don't seem to see the need for any kind of insurance on their belongings or rented space. This isn't just bad news for renters, it's bad news for everyone. What many people don't seem to know is that tenant's insurance isn't just good for...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 3, 2018

New Years is a chance to reflect on your past and plan for the future. It's that time of the year when we set goals for ourselves and speculate on the improvements we want to make in our lives. Often, these goals are a little unrealistic. "I want to lose 30 pounds before summer,” or "I'm going to learn to speak another language before next year.” Is it any wonder most New Year's resolutions end up forgotten! This year though, why don't you try something different? How about you...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 6, 2017

This week the Ontario government announced a number of measures to improve the province’s auto insurance system.   The proposed legislation is designed to provide you, our client, with greater protections. This includes a revamp of the claims process to improve care for accident victims, increase transparency, reduce fraud, and develop efficient modern regulations.     The announcement also included a note about the potential reduction to auto insurance...

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 21, 2017

Buying insurance has never been easier. You can go online, click a few buttons, answer a few questions, pay with your credit card, and your insurance is taken care of. You’re covered in just a few minutes. Or are you?   The less your insurance company asks about you, the less they know about you.   Then when the unfortunate happens, the insurance company is going to want the details. All the details. All the questions you were never asked before you purchased a policy...

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By Staebler Insurance on Aug 24, 2017

There is nothing better for winding down the summer months than a good old fashion road trip. Whether you're going to hit the road with just your sweetheart at your side, a couple of friends, or if you're packing the whole family into the van, a road trip adventure can be an enjoyable and memorable way to explore the wonders of Canada and spend time with the people you love. But, before you start revving your engine, you need to get a few things in order. Road trips might be...

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