Safer Winter Trucking

Posted on: December 4th, 2023 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Trucking Safely in Winter: Tips from Expert Truckers As the winter season approaches, safe trucking practices become paramount for the countless truck owner/operators navigating challenging conditions. At Ives-Navacord Insurance Brokers, we understand the criticality of ensuring safety and minimizing risks during winter hauls. Get Our Free Guidebook Be Smart with Semis in the Snow: Tips […]

5 Tips for Preventing Icy Slips

Posted on: November 20th, 2023 by Ives Insurance Brokers

As temperatures begin to drop, walkways can quickly become hazardous due to snow and ice. Winter slips, trips and falls at businesses are common sources of injuries for visitors and employees alike. As an employer, it’s crucial to maintain the safety of your property and keep your employees and visitors safe. Whether you take care […]

Is Your Auto Insurance at Risk?

Posted on: November 6th, 2023 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Since the Ontario government stopped mailing paper licence renewal notices, some brokers have noticed clients’ policies non-renewing because of an expired drivers licence. Read this article by Canadian Underwriter to learn more. Don’t risk exclusions to your coverage – keep your drivers licence up-to-date. You can click here to visit Service Ontario’s page to renew […]

Durocher & Trepanier have joined Ives Navacord!

Posted on: January 17th, 2023 by Ives Insurance Brokers

We’ve joined Ives Navacord!        It has been an exciting few weeks at Durocher & Trepanier, and it is our pleasure to formally announce that we have partnered with Navacord—Canada’s fourth largest commercial insurance brokerage and a leader in group benefits, retirement, and risk management solutions.      As we continued our growth journey, we were […]

Planning your next virtual holiday party

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

It’s almost time to start planning your office holiday party and we have some helpful tips to help you get started! Depending on your location and number of staff, an in-person party might be out of the cards, but don’t worry – there are a ton of virtual activities you can host for your team! […]

#FeatureFriday Travel Guardian Insurance

Posted on: October 22nd, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

For this week’s #FeatureFriday, we are highlighting Travel Guardian Insurance! It’s certainly been a long time and we’ve all been waiting to travel again. Travel Guardian offers a wide range of products to meet the needs of Canadian travellers, specializing in #Snowbird travel, as well as Visitors to Canada and Student coverage. With the border set […]

Supporting small businesses during a global pandemic

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

During these times it’s extremely important to support local businesses and here at Ives, we want to see small businesses thrive! If you like to support your local community, here are some ways you can show them you care. 1. Spread the word! Did you know that 83% of consumers say that word-of-mouth influences their […]

Introducing Ives Lifestyle

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

Lifestyle is a specialized insurance solution for personal lines clients who have high-value assets. Our Lifestyle clients enjoy tailor-made coverage to fit each of their specific insurance needs. Our lifestyle clients benefit from the expertise of our dedicated team of insurance specialists who provide first-class service, top-level claims experience, and policies that include higher limits […]

International Women’s Day

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

On International Women’s Day, we asked members of our management team to share what our dynamic female staff, brokers, and management bring to Ives: “Today marks International Women’s Day, an important day to celebrate the social, economical and political achievements of women. We are very proud that we have built and we continue to build […]

Tips for Creating an Ergonomic Home Office

Posted on: January 14th, 2021 by Ives Insurance Brokers

This past year, many businesses and employees have had to make the shift from office to working remotely. Creating an ergonomic work place in your home can help you stay focused and organized from home. Here are some tips to help you build a more ergonomic home office. Lighting: Your space should be well lit […]