Ontario officials urge farmers to be safe stewards after cluster of barn fires

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In the wake of a devastating barn fire in London that killed more than 2,000 pigs, safety officials are reminding farm and barn owners that the risk of fire is very real, especially in the winter when property fires peak – both residential and commercial. Though barn fires aren’t as common as residential, at least one happens somewhere in Ontario …

North Kent Mutual Insurance continues to grow!

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Great news everyone!  North Kent Mutual Insurance continues to grow! Please join me in congratulating Agent Marianne Hope, who now has a North Kent office location in Sarnia. Office is situated at:  568 N Christina Street Suite F, Lower South East Sarnia, Ontario 519-330-3946 North Kent Mutual Insurance signage will soon appear on both the office entrance, and also at …

New Sales Manager Announcement

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Henry Miller, President/Chief Executive Officer of North Kent Mutual Insurance Company (NKMi) announces the appointment of Dean Muharrem as Sales Manager effective Monday, March 14, 2016. Mr. Muharrem for the past 20 years has worked for Sun Media (now Post Media) as the Group Advertising Director and past Publisher of various publications in Chatham-Kent.  He was responsible for 4 sales …

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 …

Team North Kent at the Terry Fox Lives

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North Kent Mutual employees, participating in the Dresden Terry Fox Run this Sunday were downtown Dresden to meet Fred Fox – Terry’s brother and to observe the “Terry Lives Here” flag raising. It was such a treat to have Fred Fox in our town this week!

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 …