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Do small businesses have a false sense of cyber-security?

by July 25, 2014
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A recent article posted on CanadianUnderwriter.ca tackled the issue of cyber-security, and shines a light on the fact that small businesses may not be taking their cyber-risks seriously. Businesses outside the information technology sector seem less likely to seek cyber liability insurance since news broke last December 19 about Read more »

Gone Phishing?

by February 25, 2014
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There has been a lot of awareness generated about fraudulent activities that target seniors, usually with telephone calls, to get them to give up personal and banking account information. In a digital age, however, anyone who spends time online is a target for ‘phishers’. Phishing is a form of Read more »

The (deadly) risks of taking your eyes off the road

by February 3, 2014
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We all know that we shouldn”t do it, but at one point or another most of us are guilty of using our

'tis the season… to GIVE!

by December 5, 2013
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At a time of year when many people are focused on figuring out what they want to GET this holiday season, the staff at Roughley Insurance chose to focus instead on what they could GIVE. Several times each year the Roughley Social Committee organizes community giving initiatives. For the 2013 Read more »

Eyes on the Road

by October 24, 2013
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In an article first posted on Wheels.ca, columnist Henry Stancu gives a breakdown of the statistics of the alarming trend of texting and driving. “Talking on the phone, texting or using any hand-held device while driving is against the law — but many of us still do it. In Read more »

Adult children worried about senior parents' driving, but often unwilling to discuss it

by October 8, 2013

2013-10-01 More than half of adult children of seniors included in a new survey said they were concerned about their parents’ driving abilities, but far fewer are actually having conversations about it.

Winning one for Their Opportunity Kids

by September 25, 2013
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A huge thank you goes out the Their Opportunity Minor Sports Corporation, for once again putting on a tremendous ball hockey tournament benefiting the children of our community and our region. The 2013 event drew players from across the GTA, and our very own Shane Terry brought a team Read more »

Ready for School

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The staff of Roughley Insurance Brokers Ltd. pulled together once again to support students in the local community. After reaching out to the staff and administration of Glenn Street Public School, it was determined that while they receive donation for the primary students, the intermediate level students could use a little Read more »

Are you covered Off the Grid?

by April 2, 2013
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Here comes the sun. ‘Going green’ is no longer a fad, and more and more people are installing solar panels on homes and property. They are using solar to heat water, to generate electricity or for other tasks are an option for the environmentally aware homeowner or tenant who wishes Read more »

Water, water, everywhere water.

by March 4, 2013
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Survey says…  In a recent report released by The Insurance Bureau of Canada, analysts estimate losses related to water damage cost insurance companies and Canadian policyholders at least $1.7 billion every year. This makes water damage one of the leading causes of property damage nationwide, and has prompted Read more »

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