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Ottawa This Summer - Festivals, Fairs, Events, Farmers Markets, Museums

Friday, May 18, 2018

Each year, Scrivens celebrates summer by closing our doors an hour early on Fridays so we can enjoy all the festivals, events, and celebrations our amazing city has to offer. Beginning May 18 until August 31, the Scrivens office will be closing at 4:00 PM on Fridays. Continue...

Insuring your home away from home

Thursday, May 17, 2018

If you're investing in a second home, Scrivens has put together some insurance basics to help you make the best buying decision when it comes to determining insurability and estimating your ongoing cost of ownership. Continue...

CCOHS Launches E-Course on Marijuana and Workplace Impairment

Monday, April 30, 2018

When employees are impaired on the job—whether from fatigue, the use of drugs or the consumption of alcohol—they can create a number of serious workplace safety hazards. With the federal legalization of recreational marijuana right around the corner, it’s more important than ever that employers understand the dangers of workplace impairment, particularly as it relates to marijuana usage. Continue...

Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean For Your Business

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Technology has added efficiency and modern conveniences to daily life. Among these conveniences, computer experts have managed to apply digital traits to new, online currencies in what is called cryptocurrenciesContinue...

Remodeling your home

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The sun is coming out, the days are getting longer, and the air is getting warmer. That means it's time to renovate your home or cottage! Whether you have hired someone to renovate or you're doing it yourself, there are some things you need to be aware. Continue...

Navigating Rental Car Insurance

Monday, March 26, 2018

When renting a car for a family vacation, road trip, or other personal use, the last thing you want to worry about is your insurance coverage. Before renting a car, you'll have to decided whether to purchase additional rental insurance or not. Continue...

Preparing Your Business for Flooding

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Floods can be predictable. For example, the Spring thaw is one of the times most prone to flooding. However, more often than not, floods can arise without warning - rivers can overrun, swamp defences, and surge through the surrounding area. Continue...

Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recently launched a new online tool to make health and safety a matter of public record. Compass lets Ontarians find and compare health and safety statistics for businesses across Ontario. Continue...

Here are the highlights from Canada's 2018 Federal Budget

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The Liberal government recently released its 2018 Budget, which aligns with Finance Minister Bill Morneau's forecast from October 2017. Overall, the budget aims to narrow the deficit to $18.1 billion; however, there is no target date for a return to balance. Continue...

The Staggering Cost of Workplace Bullying

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Pink Shirt Day is a day to spread awareness about the harmful affects of bullying. It is an employer's responsibility to protect the mental and physical health of its employees, including protection from bullying and harassment. Help do your part by sharing this information with your employees and coworkers. Continue...



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