workplace bullying

What does bullying in the workplace look like?

Anthea Business Development

Bullying can be a real problem for adults in the workforce and may refer to many different types of negative behaviours. Bullying is defined as verbal comments or acts that could mentally or physically hurt or isolate a person. Typically, bullying is a pattern of behaviour that aims to intimidate, offend, degrade or humiliate a particular person or group of …


What do you need to know about coronavirus?

Anthea Healthy Living

You have likely been hearing a lot about the ‘coronavirus’ in the news! What is it, actually? According to experts, coronaviruses are common in animal species, and most don’t affect humans. As of now, only seven different coronaviruses are known to infect humans. In their lifetime, most people will be infected with at least one common human coronavirus. Here is …

cyber risks

What Are the Cyber Risks to Watch in 2020?

Anthea Miscellaneous

The most effective way to deal with a cyber attack is to be prepared ahead of time so that it is completely ineffective at best and does minimal damage at worst. While it is impossible to know exactly what type of cyber attack will strike and when, analyzing recent trends in cyber security makes it possible to spot trends and …

back pain

Eliminate Back Pain Using Proper Lifting Techniques

Anthea Miscellaneous

Lifting is such a common activity that many people forget there is a right way to do it. In fact, lower back injuries are the most common work-related injury and can cause a lifetime of pain. Following these simple guidelines and learning to lift properly today will help you to avoid back pain tomorrow. Proper Lifting Techniques Wear gloves if …

Mumby Tenant Insurance

Four Misconceptions About Tenant Insurance

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Tenant insurance is there to protect the belongings in your home and so much more. If your home becomes uninhabitable for reasons covered in your tenant insurance policy, the insurance company will reimburse you for your temporary living expenses until you are able to find a new place to live. There are many misconceptions when it comes to what tenant …

safe employees

News Brief: Ontario to Reward Safe Employees

Anthea Business Development

In an effort to improve the health and safety of Ontario businesses, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) announced the Health and Safety Excellence program. The program provides a guide for helping organizations improve their workplace health and safety while earning rebates and recognition along the way. Completing the Health and Safety Excellence program also makes organizations eligible for …

special event

Insights on Special Event Insurance

Anthea General Insurance Information

Hosting events such as concerts, festivals, conferences, trade shows, sporting events and celebrations subjects a business to a variety of liabilities and business risks that must be considered to avoid costly litigation or other losses when something goes amiss. Appropriate coverages for events include Property Insurance, General Liability Insurance, Employer’s Liability Insurance and Cancellation Insurance. Property Insurance A Property Insurance …

construction industry

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Construction Industry

Anthea Legal and Financial Information

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are among the most common causes of lost time in the construction industry. As such, it’s important to make sure that your workers are closely following safety guidelines to avoid MSDs. About Musculoskeletal Disorders The term MSD encompasses a wide range of injuries and pains in the musculoskeletal system such as lower back pain, tendinitis, carpel tunnel …

holiday travel

The Hurdles of Holiday Travel

Anthea Travel Insurance

Whether you’re travelling to visit loved ones or looking to escape the cold, holiday traffic is nearly unavoidable. In fact, more people travel during the holidays than during any other time of the year, making holiday travelling not only a chance for a fun getaway, but also a potential headache. To make holiday travel less stressful, here’s how to avoid …


Tips for Managing Your Stress During the Holidays

Anthea Healthy Living

Although the holidays can be an exciting and special time of the year, they can also bring about increased levels of stress. Long-distance travelling, preparing for a large party, navigating crowded stores, the increasingly cold temperatures and unforgiving weather can all contribute to heightened anxiety. In addition to external factors, internal factors such as unrealistic expectations, social anxiety, financial pressure …