Questions about UBER?

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Uber & Ridesharing Services Q&A What is ridesharing?  It is a new term used to describe an operation of private individuals offering rides in their personal vehicle for hire or compensation. This often involves the use of “digital dispatch services,” such as apps. What is Uber? Uber was started as a company in March 2009.  Uber passenger transport service is …

North Kent Mutual Insurance presents $50,000 to LK Community Sports Field

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LK Community Sports Field announced that they achieved their goal of raising $50,000 in community and business donations,  what an unbelievable demonstration of civic pride! On Thursday October 16th North Kent Mutual Insurance Board Chair Scott Kilbride, presented a cheque of $50,000 to Ian Avery in support of the Sports Field Improvement Project, as part of the “Matching Campaign” that …

NKMi pledges to match $50,000 in Community Donations for the Lambton-Kent Community Sports Field!

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In celebration of this announcement, North Kent Mutual and the LKCS Booster Club held a kick-off BBQ and Matching event on Friday, September 19th at NKM’s downtown location. Your donations will be matched by North Kent Mutual Insurance up until October 10th, to a maximum of $50,000. More grants will be announced during a reception Oct. 10 at the Royal …

North Kent Mutual Insurance Moving Ahead

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North Kent Mutual Insurance will be entering 2015 unchanged from its present operating format. Prior to this, an agreement to Amalgamate had been in action and communicated by North Kent Mutual Insurance, West Elgin Mutual Insurance and Kent & Essex Mutual.  Each of these Mutual companies was required to host Special General Meetings with their policyholders to seek the required …

Ontario’s Mandated Rate Reductions for Auto Insurance

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On August 23, 2013 the Minister of Finance announced a targeted 15% average rate reduction on Ontario personal auto insurance premiums. While this announcement was made in an effort to keep the public informed of the upcoming changes, we at North Kent Mutual would like to take this opportunity to ensure that you, our customer, understand the actual impact and …

Motor Vehicle Collision Safety Message

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Just before 5:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Bearline Road at Bay Line. A Dover Township man was driving a tractor near the edge of the field when he struck a hydro pole leading to a pump house.  The hydro lines were severed and fell onto the tractor.  Luckily the man did …

Client Responsibilities

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Client Responsibilities NOTE: It is very important to notify your agent of all drivers of your vehicle(s) and in your household, and any changes in licensing status (G1, G2, G), regardless of the driver’s age. Other reasons to contact your agent to ensure proper coverage include: Other drivers in your household Change in use of vehicle If you install a …

FAQ’s about Sewer Sump Pumps

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For many homeowners the first line of defense against water in the basement is a sump with a pump in it. The sump may be connected to the drain tile that drains the footings of the house, under the entire basement or just the area where the sump is located. May houses have tiling installed only around a portion of …

Did you know?

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Did you know that drivers under 16 are prohibited from driving a tractor? (1) No person under the age of sixteen years shall drive or operate a motor vehicle, street car, road-building machine, self-propelled implement of husbandry or farm tractor on a highway. R.S.O. 1990, c.H.8, s. 37 (1). Employment of drivers under 16 prohibited (2) No person shall employ …