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Insurance Company Responses to COVID-19

Insurance Company Responses to COVID-19

By Brown & Brethour

We are receiving many questions in regards to what insurance companies are doing to support policyholders in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Each of our insurance company partners are working on strategies to assist you in navigating these tough times.

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Tips for Managing Melting Snow & Ice

Tips for Managing Melting Snow & Ice

By Brown & Brethour

With the weather warming up and Spring fast approaching, it's time for some home insurance tips to help you avoid water damage and subsequent insurance claims. 

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Haven't Driven Your Car in Weeks? Check Out These Tips

Haven't Driven Your Car in Weeks? Check Out These Tips

By Brown & Brethour

Has your car been sitting in your driveway or garage for the last few weeks, or longer? This can lead to mechanical issues with your vehicle. So, if you can’t remember the last time you drove your vehicle, you might want to consider these tips before going for a Sunday drive.

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Top 10 Stolen Vehicles in Ontario

Top 10 Stolen Vehicles in Ontario

By Brown & Brethour

Check out this list of the Top 10 Stolen Vehicles in Ontario from 2020 and check to see if your ride is a popular target.

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Watch List Wednesday - Groundhog Day Edition

Watch List Wednesday - Groundhog Day Edition

By Matt Brethour

Check out this list of Top 5 "Time Loop" Movies in honour of Groundhog Day! #WatchListWed

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Distracted Driving... The New Drunk Driving

Distracted Driving... The New Drunk Driving

By Brown & Brethour

Distracted Driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, and it’s become much more common. There are some sobering statistics that you should consider before checking your Instagram feed, again.

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Holiday Office Hours

Holiday Office Hours

Please take note of our adjusted office hours during the Holiday Season. Happy Holidays!

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Watch List Wednesday - Recently Added Edition

Watch List Wednesday - Recently Added Edition

By Matt Brethour

All of these movies and TV shows have been recently added to Netflix, Crave, or Amazon Prime Video. This list includes some brand new shows, a movie from 2013 that you’ve likely never heard of, and has some serious binge-watching potential if you’re looking to kick-back on the couch for a few hours. Enjoy!

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Watch List Wednesday - Healthcare Heroes Edition

Watch List Wednesday - Healthcare Heroes Edition

By Matt Brethour

This week's recommendations are dedicated to all of the brave Healthcare Heroes who are in the trenches battling this Pandemic. Check them out!

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Watch List Wednesday - Earth Day Edition

Watch List Wednesday - Earth Day Edition

By Matt Brethour

This weeks’ #WatchListWed is in honour of Earth Day 2020. My list this week features mostly movies, but they all share a connection with our planet in some way. Including picturesque landscapes, animals, natural disasters and even apocalyptic events.

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