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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PRECAUTIONS

The health and safety of our clients, staff and communities is still our top priority. One Insurance has been following and implementing any recommendations or mandates that have been set in place by our Provincial Government's Health Authority Experts. For more details and branch updates, click below.

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The Importance Of Winter Tires

Published on November 9, 2021

Winter is just around the corner which means it’s time to think about winter tires. Many people have opted to purchase winter tires since the introduction of the MPI Winter Tire finance program. MPI offers monthly payments on qualifying winter tires for up to 4 years at an interest rate of prime, plus two percent. You can finance up to a maximum of $2,000 per vehicle, and eligible costs include: ...

Halloween Safety Tips 2021

Halloween is fun for kids but can be scary for parents – especially if their kids are going out on their own. Generally speaking, children should go trick–or–treating with adult supervision at least until age 12. After this, some children may be mature enough to go in small groups as long as all safety rules are covered such as planning the route ahead of time and letting you know, using a buddy s...

Winterizing Your Boat

When the boating season is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your valuable recreational asset. The time and effort you spend now will have a definite effect on your boat's performance, or lack of it, and certainly save you time, effort and money come spring.  Your first step in winterizing should be to make a checklist of all items that need to be accomplished. Check the o...

Tips for Closing the Cottage

Preparing your cottage for old man winter’s blustery arrival is an important process and can help to avoid a myriad of problems come spring. Regardless of whether you’ll be stopping by occasionally during the winter months to check on your cottage, or closing it down completely, following a checklist will safeguard against unpleasant surprises when you arrive in the spring. Here’s what needs atten...

Fall Home Maintenance Tips 2021

Published on September 21, 2021

Fall has arrived! Cold days are ahead so it's a good time to prepare your home for harsh winter conditions. Here are 10 tips to get your home winter ready. 1. Clean the Gutters An old plastic spatula makes a great tool for cleaning debris from gutters! It doesn't scratch up the gutter, and you can cut it to fit gutter contours with snips. Grime wipes right off the spatula too, making cleanup a bre...

10 Back-to-School Driving Safety Tips

With back-to-school in full swing, it’s important for drivers to be mindful about sharing the road with school buses and children walking to school. By following these tips from the Canada Safety Council, you can do your part to help keep the kids in your neighbourhood safe. Reduce your speed. Be more careful in residential areas where children are present. Respect speed limits in school zones and...

Outdoor Fire Pit Safety

Published on August 16, 2021

Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces are an increasingly popular design feature. The flames add ambiance to a cool evening and can extend back yard use through fall and winter. An open fire of any kind requires attention to safety. Be sure to follow these guidelines to keep your fire-friendly and safe. Find the right spot – 10 feet away from all combustibles Locate or install your pit on a level surfa...

Tips for Insuring Your Home Business

Now more than ever before, people are choosing to work from home or even run a small business from a garage or spare room. There’s a certain freedom that comes with being your own boss — but there can be significant risks as well. In some cases, there may be supplies, materials, or inventory that needs to be protected and in all cases, there’s also business-related liability to consider.  It's com...

Rising lumber costs may leave your buildings under-insured

Your home or your business has been damaged – maybe by a fire, flood, or some other disaster. You report the loss to your insurer, and an adjuster comes out to do an evaluation. Then you get the call no one wants – you find out the cost to rebuild or repair the damage is more than you’re insured for, and you’re going to have to pay the difference. The risks of being under-insured People are often ...

Questions to Ask Before Buying Boat Insurance

Maybe you’ve just purchased a boat or are thinking about making a purchase, or maybe you’re an experienced boater. If you’re in the market for boat insurance, there are a few important questions you'll want to ask that can affect how well your boat and boating activities are covered by your policy.  Is the coverage agreed value or actual cash value?  Like most types of vehicles, boats depreciate ...