Ontario Auto Rate Changes – What Is Happening?

Anthea Auto

As you may or may not know, there are changes happening in Ontario around auto insurance premiums. Here are a few key things to know about the Ontario government’s mandated reduction in auto premiums. 1. The promised rate reductions are not instant The government has set a target to reduce rates on average over two years, ending August 2015: starting …

You’re Not Covered! Will Your Insurance Pay Out?

Anthea General Insurance Information

You’re planning a sunny vacation down south to escape the cold Canadian winter temperatures. You have everything planned out: Your flights are booked, your accommodations are set, and you purchased your travel insurance for safety and peace of mind. But, little do you know, that insurance policy you just purchased might not pay out if you actually need to use …

Earthquake Insurance in Ontario

Anthea Miscellaneous

Earthquake Coverage Who needs it? After all, we live in Ontario right? Perhaps the recent frostquakes in Toronto may have you second-guessing. While rare, between 1980 and 1998 some 13 earthquakes reached or exceeded 4.0 on the Richter Scale — in the Ottawa and St. Lawrence valleys alone! On May 23, 2000, an earthquake measuring 3.1 was recorded a few …

Insurance Coverage You Need For Your Snowmobile

Anthea General Insurance Information

It’s Time to Hit the Powder! Snowmobiles can present many hazards to drivers, passengers, other motorists and property. Before the temperatures cool and you get eager to hop on your snowmobile, learn more about how you can insure your vehicle and protect yourself and others. Some of you daredevils out there may even be doing tricks like this: Coverage Basics …

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Can Save You from Financial Ruin

Anthea Directors' And Officers' Coverage

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Can Save You from Financial Ruin Directors and officers are quickly joining the ranks of the professional and business owner as targets for liability suits. By taking on the highly visible position of director or officer, you assume great personal risk. You could be held liable for any number of things from abuse of authority …

Giving Back: $50 For 50 Years

Anthea Personal Interest

Supporting Charity in Honour of 50 Years! This year Douglas Pinnell, Vice President of Mumby Insurance Brokers, celebrated his 50th birthday. We decided to borrow a page from Brett Wilson’s book (of Dragons Den) and make donations to charities in Douglas’ honour. For each Mumby employee, we donated $50 to his or her charity of choice. Here are a few …

What is Host Liquor Liability and Do I Need It?

Anthea Umbrella Liability

What is Host Liquor Liability? Liquor is usually available to most of us on a regular basis. It’s there at dinner parties, barbeques, birthdays, weddings and other special events like banquets, awards ceremonies and charity fundraisers. Whether you are an individual or a corporation, as soon as you become the “host”, you suddenly have the burden of responsibility to ensure …

Small Business Owner – Another Satisfied Mumby Customer!

Anthea Business Insurance

At Mumby our primary goal is to provide each of our clients with outstanding service. We aim to provide expert advice, timely responses, and the best insurance value found on the market today. This is why we get so excited when we hear back from our customers with stories like this one. Dave is a new client at Mumby but …

Fire Protection For The Holidays

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Your guests have departed, and the dishes are cleared away. It’s time to turn out the Christmas tree lights and go to bed. But have you forgotten something? What if one of your guests accidentally dropped a cigarette between the cushions on the couch where it could smoulder undetected for hours? The first you may know of it is when …