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Show entries from: May 2016 returned 7 result(s).

Summer Road Safety and Distracted Driving

Muskoka is home to 60,000 permanent residents, 100,000 seasonal residents and welcomes more than 2 million visitors per summer. With the beautiful landscape, scenery and community it is no surprise that Muskoka draws in so many homeowners and tourists. However with the summer months fast approaching and the population more than doubling, our roads become a large hazard. It is important that everyone on the road is driving with care, caution and attentiveness. Here is some information on things to consider while driving this summer and information on distracted driving.

Published: 5/30/2016 11:16:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Canadian Police Information Center - How it can help you!

Did you know…? If you suspect that a motor vehicle or property has been stolen there is a program through the Canadian Police Information Center to search Canada’s national database to find out.

Published: 5/27/2016 9:54:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

Here at Hutcheson Reynolds and Caswell our staff take pride in ensuring safe boating on our waters during the summer. This year we are taking part in the national wide campaign, “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day”. “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day" is hosted by the North American Safe Boating Council. This campaign is the kick off for National Safe Boating Week. The North American Safe Boating Council has a main priority of educating the boating community about the importance of wearing your lifejacket or PFD while on the water. Although it is the law that a life jackets or PFD must be available per rider in the boat, most people choose not to wear them. “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” is a fun and unique campaign that educates boaters about the different types of life jackets and PFD’s while demonstrating their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work.

If we can work in them you can ride in them!

Here are some important tips you need to know about your lifejacket or PFD.


Published: 5/17/2016 10:38:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Boat Safety Tips

With the temperatures quickly rising and summer fast approaching many of us are looking forward to getting out and spending time by the water. May 21st-27th is National Safe Boating Week and here at Hutcheson Reynolds and Caswell we want to insure you have the safest experience on the water. Whether you own and boat or are at a friend’s cottage it is very import to know the rules and regulations of the water to insure a safe and enjoyable time. These rules and regulations apply to not only the operator of the vessel but also the passengers aboard. Here are some summer boating safety tips for everyone to follow this summer:

Published: 5/17/2016 9:58:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Camp Fire Safety

With the long weekend fast approaching there is no better way to celebrate than cozying up next to a campfire, roasting some marshmallows, making s’mores and enjoying some time with your friends and family. But all it takes is one spark, one hazard or one carelessly built campfire for something to go wrong. To help keep everyone safe this long weekend and this summer here are a few campfire safety tips to keep in mind:

Published: 5/17/2016 9:17:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Important Changes to Your Auto Insurance

Policies are changing! The Ontario Government has introduced changes to the automobile insurance system to help make premium for auto insurance more affordable.

Published: 5/11/2016 9:37:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance

Opening Your Cottage This Spring

It's officially June which means it’s that time of the year that you pack up for a weekend get-a-way up to the cottage for some R&R (if you haven't already). However after a long winter away from the cottage, you may be a bit nervous to what you might expect to see. Here are a few tips to help make opening the cottage a breeze.


Published: 5/6/2016 9:15:00 AM - by: HRC Insurance


    Since the 1900's...

    Born under the name George Hutcheson, Hutcheson, Reynolds & Caswell Ltd. began providing insurance policies in Muskoka since the early 1900s. Bernard Reynolds joined the firm in the 1940s and purchased the firm from George Hutcheson in 1967. Finally, in 1980, David Caswell joined the company's ranks to complete Hutcheson, Reynolds and Caswell. We have grown along with our name and provide the same dedication to superior customer service and top-notch insurance coverage that George Hutcheson was famous for over 100 years ago.