Notice is hereby given that the 152nd Annual Meeting of South Easthope Mutual Insurance Company will be held at Grace United Church, 116 Woodstock Street South, Tavistock, Ontario, on Friday March 8, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will commence with a presentation “Managing Severe Weather Risks” by Glenn McGillivray, from the Institute for Catastrophic […]

A COVID-19 Update From Our President – December 2021:

December 2021 Dear Members, From the 4th wave to the Omicron variant to what’s next. We observe from history that some epidemics took 4 years to run their course. Perhaps we need to resign to the notation that COVID-19 and its variants may be with us for a while yet. As an essential service, we […]

A COVID-19 Update From Our President – July 2021:

July 2021 Dear Policyholder Members, With more people getting vaccinated and Ontario moving to Step 3 of the provincial Roadmap to Reopen we feel able to safely open our offices to the public by appointment. Physical distancing, wearing of masks and limiting the length of the visit will apply. As staff continue to work between […]

A COVID-19 Update From Our President – May 2021:

Dear Policyholder Members, The provincial Stay at Home Order has been extended into June and we will continue to operate under our pandemic protocols. Please contact your agent or broker via telephone or email for the safest service possible. We really appreciate your patience and co-operation. Everyone may be aware that the increased demand for […]

January 2021 COVID-19 Update from Our President

Dear Policyholder Members, I’m writing to keep you updated on the happenings of your company during this stay-at-home order. For the foreseeable future, our offices will remain closed to the public. We apologize for this inconvenience but feel it necessary that we do our part in helping minimize a potential spread to keep everyone safe […]

National Drowning Prevention Week 2019

Unfortunately in Canada, we need to have an annual National Drowning Prevention Week bringing attention and focus to drowning prevention. Each year, approximately 500 Canadians die in preventable water-related incidents. One drowning is one too many. The following prevention tips were selected from major drowning risk factors in the 2018 Edition of the Lifesaving Society’s […]

Is your Oil Tank safe?

Oil tank safety is nothing to bury your head in the sand about or hide from. You need to keep your eyes wide open. Many rural residences in our area are heated with fuel oil due to the lack of natural gas connections and a preference to stay away from wood. Unfortunately, fuel oil heat […]

Driving Safely Through Construction Zones

They say there are two seasons in Canada: winter and construction. Well, construction season is here, the ‘signs’ are all around! People can easily become frustrated, annoyed and impatient if they come upon a road construction zone. This could potentially cause their driving to become unsafe. Below are tips provided by Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation […]

National Volunteer Week 2019 – Why I Volunteer

The Oxford Dictionary defines a volunteer as ‘a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertakes a task’. As Canada celebrates and honours our volunteers with National Volunteer Week (NVW) from April 7-13 this year, we think of those in our community who freely offer their time to take part. Much […]

Is your cell charger safe?

Many of our lives revolve around the use of our cell phones and other mobile devices. They’re often attached to us and are sometimes right beside us when we sleep. This is where a possible problem and safety issue can arise. Every now and again a story surfaces on social media or in the news […]