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Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events!

We are proud to participate and host events within various industries and in our community. Many events feature DLIB’s own industry-leading speakers, who aim to help business professionals minimize their risks by staying educated on a rapidly changing insurance marketplace. March 29th, 2017 Ontario Credit Union Conference – Hosted by Small Credit Union Council Sharon Wilson of Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers will be speaking on HR Governance and Compliance in the 9am session on the 29th. Click Here to View Event Page March 30th, 2017 The Brokers Role In Managing Claims | Dinner + Educational Meeting – Hosted by KW OIAA Michael Molloy and Aaron MacFarlane of Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers join an interactive panel discussion addressing the Insurance Broker’s Perspective on Claims and Coverage Issues.  Click Here to View Event Page April 2nd, 2017 TCF Canada’s 12th Annual Gala & Fundraiser! – Hosted by The Citizens…read more →

Stronger Canada Pension Plan Now a Reality

Stronger Canada Pension Plan Now a Reality

Source: Department of Finance Canada The Government’s plan for a strong and growing middle class includes helping Canadians achieve their goal of a safer, secure and dignified retirement. Minister of Finance Bill Morneau marked the final step in implementing an improved Canada Pension Plan (CPP) today by announcing that the Governor General has signed the Order in Council to bring the CPP enhancements in Bill C-26 into force, meaning all necessary legislative requirements have been met by Canada’s governments to implement the agreed-upon enhancements. Minister Morneau was joined by Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, former Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, and Mississauga Centre MP Omar Alghabra at the event. The strengthened CPP will provide more money to Canadians when they retire, so that they can worry less about their savings and focus more on enjoying time with their families. As joint stewards of…read more →

Host a party without the risk!

Host a party without the risk!

Case law allows for ‘duty of care’ from homeowners hosting bring your own booze party where ‘foreseeability of harm is present,’ lawyers warn. A recent court decision “highlights the amount of work required,” for a defendant being sued after hosting a party where people were consuming alcohol, to get a summary motion dismissing the case, two lawyers argued in a blog post this week. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling in Wardak v. Froom “provides important practice points that highlight the time and expense required to be successful on a summary judgment motion,” wrote lawyers Erin Durant and Kevin Nearing, in a blog post published Tuesday on the CanLII Connects website. In April, 2011, Stephen and Carol Froom hosted a 19th birthday party for their son. A friend of their son, Dean Wardak, 18 at the time, walked to…read more →

DLIB Profile | A Conversation with Rene Papin

DLIB Profile | A Conversation with Rene Papin

Welcome to a DLIB Profile | A Conversation With Rene Papin A new series that features one-on-one conversations with DLIB employees. Our staff are leaders in the community and within their industry. DLIB Marketing & Communications Director Dennis Harrington sat down with Rene to talk about his involvement with the Hamilton United Way. Rene has been a board member for a number of years he discusses why the United Way is so important in the community and ways that you (and your place of employment) can get involved. Briefly explain your history and involvement with the United Way. My history starts a number of years ago when I joined Dan Lawrie Insurance. I was asked to chair the annual United Way Giving Campaign, which takes place in November. The United Way is really proud that at Dan Lawrie there is over 85%…read more →

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