Why It's Crucial to Update Your Home Insurance
November 20, 2023
Learn when to contact Sutherland Insurance to update your home policy. Ensure your renovations, high-value purchases, and collectibles are fully protected.
What to Do in the Event of a Home Insurance Claim
November 13, 2023
Experiencing a home insurance claim can be a stressful and overwhelming ordeal. Knowing what steps to take can alleviate some of the stress and expedite the recovery process. At Sutherland Insurance, we've got your back.
Conviction Protection Coverage: A Small Investment with Big Returns
November 6, 2023
While getting a driving ticket can be a stressful experience, did you know there's a simple way to shield your auto insurance premiums from the impact of your first driving conviction? Conviction Protection Coverage - let the brokers at Sutherland Insurance show you the benefits of this beneficial and inexpensive coverage.
The Ultimate Guide to Homeowners Insurance for First-Time Buyers in Ontario
October 30, 2023
Purchasing a home is a significant milestone, especially for first-time buyers. As you navigate through this exciting journey, it's crucial to understand the various facets of homeowners insurance. Sutherland Insurance can help to demystify the rising cost of premiums, the role your credit score plays, and the importance of water coverage options.
The Real Impact of Driving Infractions
October 23, 2023
Auto insurance is an essential expense for drivers in Ontario. While we all want the best coverage at the most affordable rate, it's crucial to understand the factors that can cause your insurance premiums to soar. Sutherland Insurance can provide you with both expert advice and a quote tailored to your needs.
Do You Need Home-Based Business Insurance?
September 18, 2023
Are you one of the many Ontarians running a business out of your home? Whether it's a side hustle or a full-fledged business, you need to know how your traditional home insurance impacts your entrepreneurial journey. Sutherland Insurance can show you what's covered and what isn't.
How Climate Change Can Affect Home Insurance Rates
September 1, 2023
As a homeowner, you may have noticed a steady increase in your home insurance rates over the past few years. You may be wondering what's driving this increase. Let Sutherland Insurance show you that while many factors influence home insurance premiums, one of the leading causes is something that affects us all: climate change.
Navigating Auto Insurance Claims
August 28, 2023
Getting into a car accident can be a stressful experience. One moment you're driving along, and the next, you're dealing with property damage, possible injuries, and the inevitable paperwork. At Sutherland Insurance, we understand how overwhelming this can be. That's why we provide a dedicated in-house claims specialist to help our clients navigate the often confusing world of auto insurance claims.
Understanding the Different Types of Life Insurance with Sutherland Insurance
August 4, 2023
Life insurance is an essential part of any comprehensive financial plan. It provides financial security for your loved ones in the event of your untimely demise. But with so many types of life insurance available in Canada, it can be challenging to understand which one is right for you. At Sutherland Insurance, we're committed to helping you navigate this complex landscape. In this blog, we'll explore the various types of life insurance available in Canada and their unique benefits.
Life Insurance vs. Mortgage Insurance: Making the Right Choice with Sutherland Insurance
July 31, 2023
At Sutherland Insurance, we believe in empowering our clients with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their financial security. Today, we're discussing a topic that often confuses many: the difference between Life Insurance and Mortgage Insurance. We'll also highlight how our partnerships with leading insurance providers like Canada Life, Manulife, and Wawanesa Life can help you secure your family's future.
Ontario approves electronic pink slips
September 6, 2019
Ontario has become the fourth province in Canada to approve the use of electronic proof of auto insurance (EPAI) for drivers, effective immediately.
Why new alcohol rules could be a risk management nightmare
July 18, 2019
Ontario now allows "happy hours" and "tailgate parties".
Ontario will cut government-run travel insurance program: minister
May 1, 2019
Ontario is moving ahead with a plan to scrap a provincial program that offers basic out-of-country travel insurance.
Online Payment Change
April 1, 2019
As we change our systems to serve you better, please include your client number as your payee reference number with all on-line banking payments. This is effective starting April 1, 2019. Your client number is indicated on your Sutherland Insurance invoice.
Fraudsters selling fake insurance
March 18, 2019
Fraud artists are luring innocent and unaware drivers with the false promise of inexpensive auto insurance that is actually fraudulent.
Four Years in Jail for Texting While Driving
March 16, 2019
A Quebec man convicted of killing another driver and injuring two teenagers while texting at the wheel has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Martin Carrieres, 39, had exchanged more than 30 text messages while driving on a poorly lit road in March 2012.
January 11, 2019
Know what counts as distracted driving – before you get behind the wheel.
Insurance Is Only As Good As Your Last Claim
November 30, 2017
This is a phrase I often use with my clients.
People buy insurance as a form of risk management, but despite all of our best efforts, the
unexpected can happen.
Travelling Soon? Do you have Emergency Medical Insurance?
August 31, 2017
Whether you are going to the US for business, vacationing out of country, or visiting relatives in another province, you need to have Emergency Medical Insurance.
Cyber Attacks - Protecting Your Business
July 4, 2017
Computer hackers can initialize both physical and reputational damage to an organization and the majority of business owners are nowhere close to being prepared.
Three-day roadside suspensions for drug-impaired Ontario drivers start Oct. 2
September 29, 2016
Effective this Monday, Ontario police will be able to impose three-day roadside licence suspensions for drivers found to be operating vehicles while impaired by a drug or by a combination of drugs and alcohol.
Important Changes to your Automobile Insurance
June 29, 2016
This is an IMPORTANT announcement for all Ontario Auto insurance policy holders.
Overland Water Coverage
June 1, 2016
Many of our property insurance companies are now offering Overland Water Coverage.
Proud to be a finalist in the 2016 Business Excellence Awards
May 13, 2016
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2016 Business Awards. Sutherland Insurance is nominated for Excellence in Business.
Driverless cars - How will they impact insurance?
April 28, 2016
How will driverless cars impact insurance?
Provincial Budget and Insurance
February 29, 2016
Positive changes are ahead for auto insurance.
Insurance fraud in Toronto
February 27, 2016
Insurance fraud affects everyone's rates. Toronto clinic busted.
Solution for Uber Drivers
February 20, 2016
We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer part-time Uber drivers proper insurance coverage.
Insurance Solution for Uber Drivers
January 6, 2016
Aviva to offer insurance solution for Uber drivers.
Navigating the Complex World of Errors and Omissions Insurance
September 25, 2023
Errors and Omissions Insurance (E&O) can often feel like a complex labyrinth that's hard to navigate, especially when the stakes are high and your professional reputation is on the line. At Sutherland Insurance, with our extensive years of experience in providing E&O insurance across various sectors, we're committed to simplifying this journey for you.
Essential Tips for Student Housing Owners
September 8, 2023
Looking to invest in student housing? Sutherland Insurance offers an exclusive program tailored to your needs. Discover essential tips to make the most of your investment.
Why Consultants Need Professional Liability
March 23, 2018
As the work force becomes more contract orientated, there has been an increase in independent consultants. These individuals are self-employed and hired by firms per project relating to their discipline.
Commercial Exposure - Insuring Buildings to Value
January 8, 2018
The value of commercial properties has increased significantly over the last two decades along with the cost of construction. Given the significant amount of investment, it is important for property owners to understand the importance of insuring to value.
The Essentials of Business Insurance
August 14, 2016
What insurance is considered essential for a business?
Why Full Transparency with Your Insurance Broker Pays Off
November 27, 2023
Discover why being open with Sutherland Insurance about your coverage needs is crucial for obtaining the best premiums and ensuring your claims are honored.
What is an Insurance Broker?
August 21, 2023
When it comes to securing insurance in Ontario, you have two primary options: working with a broker such as Sutherland Insurance, or working with a direct writer. Understanding the differences between these options is crucial to make an informed decision that suits your unique needs.
The Rising Concern of Auto Thefts
August 14, 2023
The rise in auto thefts across Ontario has raised alarms for vehicle owners and the auto insurance industry. With reports indicating significant spikes in car thefts, consumers are increasingly turning to an auto insurance broker such as Sutherland Insurance for clarity and solutions.
*NEW* Text Our Office
November 18, 2022
We want to make dealing with us simple and convenient.
You can now text your questions or documents to our main number: 519-822-0160
Teresa Henry Retires
November 14, 2022
For the past 28 years, Teresa Henry has served our customers with a smile and we can't thank her enough. On Dec 2, 2022 she will begin a new chapter. We wish her all the best!
How Police Will Handle Roadside Testing for Marijuana
November 16, 2018
If you’re over these limits – two nanograms of THC per millilitre of blood for a summary conviction (essentially a warning with an up to $1,000 fine) and five nanograms for a criminal conviction – you can be charged
Q- As a Landlord what do I need to know about insuring student occupied housing?
April 14, 2016
Insuring Student Housing
Insurer asks policy holders: Are you driving for Uber
January 4, 2016
Wawanesa Insurance is asking their clients whether or not they drive for Uber.