Home-share insurance is now available!

Are you considering offering your home to travellers or do you already home-share? We now offer home-share insurance to cover you and your assets! What is it? Designed for you if you rent your home on a short-term basis through networks such as Airbnb. Provides you...

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Lending your car means lending your insurance

Before handing your keys over to a family member or friend when they ask to borrow your car, there are a few things you should consider. When you hand over your keys you are also handing over your insurance coverage. In the event that there is an accident, your...

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Winter Tire discount? Yes, please!

In October of 2015, the Ministry of Finance issued a statement confirming that all insurance companies including the Facility Association are required to provide a winter tire discount as of January 1, 2016. This was mandated by the Ontario Government in 2014 as part...

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Ready or not, here comes winter!

Are you ready for winter driving? When it comes to driver safety during the winter months, and ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure. Preparing your vehicle, and adjusting some of your habits, can be the difference between a safe arrival, and a spin-out on...

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UberX is here, but are the risks worth it?

UberX has been a trending topic in the news recently for its controversial competition with Taxi Associations, driver by-law infringements and safety. Much has been talked about regarding the increasingly popular ridesharing program, but how does UberX and auto...

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Backpacks for Success

Backpacks are a staple for the ending of summer and the beginning of a new school year for students in the Durham Region. For over 10 years, Roughley Insurance Brokers Ltd. has made a strong effort to ensure students who are in need within the community receive a new...

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Why do I Need Homeowners Insurance

I have car insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, critical illness insurance and health insurance. You mean I need more? Homeowners insurance covers fire, theft, liability along with other potential losses. One of our referral partners, McMurter &...

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Time for a Celebration!

On Friday, May 1, 2015 Roughley Insurance Brokers Ltd. celebrated the launch of their new location with a grand opening and an open house! Roughley Insurance is excited provide valued clients in Bowmanville and the surrounding area an opportunity to get in-person...

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Trucks a hot target for theft in 2014

Although most vehicle manufacturers would be thrilled to make a Top 10 list, Ford is likely not happy to be topping this list. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) recently released its list of the most popular stolen vehicles for 2014, and Ford trucks are topping the...

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