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Handy Dandy Cottage Closing Checklist

Closing a cottage for the season can be a lot to handle, and in the moment, it's easy for important items to slip your mind!

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Gauthier Selected as Recipient of Athletic Performance Training Grant

We're pleased to announce the first recipient of the Erion Insurance Athletic Performance Training Grant!

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The Erion Insurance Athletic Performance Training Grant

Athletics and physical fitness have always been an important part of Scott's life. Here's how our President is giving back to the community in a year of uncertainty.

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Employee Feature - Ornella Dushime

We get so excited to share our employee profiles with you all, and this one is no exception to that excitement! Get to know Ornella Dushime!

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Employee Feature - Pam McNichol

We're thrilled to introduce everyone to the newest member of the Erion team, and your trusted companion at our new London Ontario branch!

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Switching Gears to Adjust to the New Normal

As we approach our 10th week of operating remotely, we're proud to report that our team's commitment to serving our clients has remained stronger than ever!

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The OGI Hockey Tournament Presents $5,000 to Autism Niagara

Despite the cancellation of the 2020 Ontario General Insurance Hockey Tournament, fundraising hope wasn't lost, thanks to support from the Gore Mutual Foundation!

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Employee Feature - Andy Friyia

It gives Schooner and the Erion team great pleasure to introduce everyone to Andy, our new Vice President – Operations!

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Preventative measures to flatten the curve

As we navigate through these uncertain times, it’s our number one priority to protect our team, as well as our clients and the public from the possible spread of COVID-19.

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Employee Feature - Christine Davies

It’s important to us that you’re familiar with the folks on the other end of the phone when you give us a call. It's time you get to know Christine Davies, our personal lines broker and trusted companion out of our Grimsby office!

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A glance back at 2019

In what feels like the blink of an eye, another year has passed us by! From Schooner adventures to hitting exciting milestones, 2019 has been a good one for us.

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Your vehicle needs winter boots!

Living between the Great Lakes has a great list of perks but come wintertime, we experience weather a bit differently than others. It's important to give yourself extra travel time, and to equip your vehicle with the proper tires to tackle challenging road conditions!

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Rebstock Insurance joins forces with Erion

We’re honoured that Tim Rebstock has put his trust in our team to provide the same quality service that they’ve faithfully offered their clients for over 100 years!

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This just in: electronic insurance cards are approved in Ontario!

The FSRA of Ontario has officially approved the use of electronic auto insurance cards! As handy as it may be, there are some things you should keep in mind when relying solely on your smartphone for your proof of insurance.

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Employee Feature - Hayden Disher

Introducing our dedicated commercial broker, Hayden! We met Hayden way back in her high school years, when she held a co-op with us before we became Erion Insurance!

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Commercial general liability insurance - explained

Insuring a business is a completely different ballgame than simply insuring a home or vehicle. As your trusted companion, we’re breaking down what you need to know about Commercial General Liability insurance!

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Dive into pool safety

Nothing beats cooling down from the scorching summer sun by leaping into your backyard pool! The carefree fun of owning a pool also has some serious responsibilities, too. We've put together our top tips to help you and your pals enjoy the pool safely this season!

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Employee Feature - May Danchili

It's time to meet May, our dedicated receptionist at our Fort Erie office. Although her childhood dreams were more about storm chasing and less about insurance, we're glad she ended up with us!

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You’re moving - here’s what you need to know!

There's a lot to think about when you're moving. As your trusted companion, we're here to help you understand what you need to know about your insurance affairs when transitioning to a new home!

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Insuring unoccupied and vacant homes

Puzzled about the difference between a vacant home, and an unoccupied home? As your trusted companion, we've broken down the difference between the two and the effects it has on your insurance policy.

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Homeowners insurance - explained

Homeowners insurance offers the protection you need for unexpected mishaps. With so many aspects that make up your policy, it's easy to get lost.

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10 most common coverage questions, revealed

There are a lot of details when it comes to choosing your insurance coverage. We've answered 10 of the most common coverage questions to help clear up some complicated areas!

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Employee Feature - Warren Pitton

Meet Warren, our Operations and Sales Manager at our Grimsby location. If he isn't in the office, you can find him just down the street at Station 1 Coffeehouse!

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Safe and joyful holidays

The holidays can become fairly chaotic, causing simple safety precautions to slip our minds. The Erion Insurance team has put together a handful of helpful pointers to keep your holiday safe!

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Top 5 reasons to go paperless

Erion Insurance is now offering Intact clients the opportunity to switch to paperless billing! We're giving you 5 great reasons on why you should make the switch, if you haven't already.

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10 things to do in Niagara this winter

The Niagara Region hosts a plethora of events and activities that can entertain the entire family! Here's a list of our favourites, with hopes that your family will enjoy them as much as we do!

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Employee Feature - Kris Hails

Meet Kris! This stellar Personal Insurance Account Executive works in our Grimsby office, but she can also be found hanging out at Teddy's Sports Bar, or solving a crossword.

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Cast away to warmer days

If you’re planning to take a break from what’s sure to be another long, Canadian winter, there are a few things to plan and consider before you cast off to a sandy paradise.

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Life is a highway

We know ‘em, we’ve seen ‘em, and the most troubling of all, we’ve shared the road with ‘em! Distracted drivers are everywhere and as much as we wish it wasn’t the case, it has become a - totally preventable - national problem.

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Keeping yourself (and your business) safe on the web

Easy access to internet has made business highly efficient and interactive. Cyber insurance is for those intangible, yet very important, instances where the internet or computer networks are affected.

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Employee Feature - Sophia Haining

Sophia can be found with a smiling face at our Grimsby office. When she isn't busy helping clients get the coverage they need, she can be found cooking, gardening and spending time with her family.

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10 things to do in the Niagara Region this summer

To help you make the most out of your summer days, we pulled together a list of the region’s festivals, outdoor events, attractions, and even a few ways for you to just kick back and relax!

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Home away from home

Unfortunately you can’t take your home wherever you go. You can, however, stay at someone else’s home, or castle, or boat (apparently).

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Memories are made at the lake

We wait all year for the chance to escape to the cottage for long walks on the beach, enjoying barbecues and bonfires with family and close friends, and early morning fishing trips out on the lake.

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I’m a big kid now

Preparing seasonal toys for warmer days is exciting, but it’s important to ensure you have the ideal insurance coverage before jumping in the boat or hitting the open road with your motorcycle or RV.

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