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Learn what’s new, what’s changed and what’s going on in the industry and here at Brokers Trust. We continually keep our knowledge up to date and fine-tune our expertise to offer you the best possible solutions, any time you need us. Take a look at the very latest news our team has put together.

Who Needs Professional Liability Insurance?

If you have a small business, you already know you need general liability insurance to protect your business against risks such as bodily injury and advertising injury. Some types of businesses or professionals, however, can also benefit from another type […]

10 Generator Safety Tips to Protect Your Home & Family

Portable power generators add a world of convenience when your electricity goes out during a heavy storm or natural disaster. But, when not used properly, they can quickly become a serious safety hazard. Follow these 10 tips to avoid illness, […]

Does Your Business Need An Umbrella Policy?

What Is An Umbrella Policy? It’s raining somewhere. Much like an umbrella expands to cover more than one person, an umbrella insurance policy expands to increase the coverage for more than one insurance policy. Specifically, umbrella policies expand the liability […]

Ways To Save On Your Home Insurance

Owning a home can be expensive. Between taxes and loan payments and repairs and maintenance, it’d be nice if there were a way to save a few dollars here and there. Fortunately, there are some ways to save on one […]

Gena Giansante Schulich Scholarship Award

Women in Leadership In January of 2009, the Gena Giansante Fundraiser was created in honour of one of our founding partners’ daughter. Fred Giansante’s daughter, Gena, was diagnosed with Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis in 2005. Sadly, Gena passed away from this […]

Does Home Insurance Cover Appliances?

In many homes, appliances and electronics are among the most valuable items in the house. Let’s face it. Your favorite 10-year-old concert t-shirt (with holes in it) probably is not worth much — at least in terms of dollars and […]

What Does Home Insurance Cover?

Of course, your home insurance policy protects your home itself, but it is important to understand which risks are covered and the ways that your policy protects more than just your home. Your Homeowners Insurance Policy At A Glance Here […]

Protect Your Home From Winter Weather

A unifying feature of being Canadian is the constant struggle with extreme winter weather. Every winter we brace ourselves for the accompanying heavy snowfall and ice buildups by wrapping ourselves warm and putting winter tires on cars. However, are we doing enough, if anything at […]

What Causes House Fires?

Although water damage claims are now the leading cause of home insurance claims in some parts of Canada, fires remain near the top of the list, causing significant damage to homes or reducing homes to ashes. Fires can start in […]

7 Tips to Brush Up Your Winter Driving Skills

Slipping and sliding on the icy, snowy road is scary—even for experienced Canadian drivers who are used to driving during inclement weather. In fact, nearly 30 percent of all car accidents in Canada happen on snowy or icy roads. To […]

How to get your house ready for winter

Ever feel like winter has a way of sneaking up on you faster than you can say, “Fire up the snowblower”? Beat Jack Frost to the punch and keep your home and property in tip-top shape this season with these […]