UPDATED EDITION Abuse Prevention Made Easy(er)

Physical and sexual abuse remains the #1 concern for organizations entrusted with the care and safety of children, youth and vulnerable adults. But some think: “Abuse Prevention is a lot of work!” “We’re just a volunteer organization!” “We trust our workers!” “It’s too expensive!” “Its unspiritual and legalistic!” “We’ve never had an abuse claim!” We know that abuse prevention measures including effective screening can be an ongoing challenge. In a perfect world, we could trust everyone! But as we are all aware, it’s not a perfect, and a [...]

Upcoming Events Fall 2019

Want to know where we will be next? Check out the following Church & Charity Seminars where we will have a table and representative from our Church and Charity Protection Plus office. We would love for you to stop by our table and chat! October 7,2019 Creating Clarity and Focus: A Step-by-Step Process to Strategy Development presented by Chris Bosch, Chisel Consulting Location: Compassion Canada, London, ON For more information visit the Canadian Christian Relief and Development Association website - [...]

Managing Transportation Risk for Churches and Other Charities

This CCCC webinar includes discussion about ways to manage the risk of transportation involving owned buses and vans; rented vehicles; and  personally owned vehicles used by staff and volunteers on behalf of your organization. Length: 27 mins 23 sec Presenter: Ken Hall (Robertson Hall Insurance), Gilbert Langerak (Canadian Council of Christian Charities)  Where: Webinar on Canadian Council of Christian Charities Website Cost: CCCC Members Free. Non-members $25.00.  Link to Webinar - Click Here 

One-Minute Insurance Manager

Need to understand a Property Insurance Topic but don't have a lot of time?  Look no further than our One-Minute Insurance Manager articles! These short articles provide valuable risk management information on important property ownership topics facing churches and charities today:  Construction Coverage Summary  Co-Insurance    Vacancy  For the full article, Church & Charity Protection Plus Members can access the information in the Ministry Leadership Resources – Click Here 

Ontario Bar Association Presentation

We are happy to announce that Ken Hall will be presenting at the Ontario Bar Association February 5, 2019 on "Insurance for Charities & Not-for-Profits: An Overview of 6 Important Property and Liability Coverage Considerations".  If you or someone you know is a lawyer who works Churches and Charities in Ontario, this would be a valuable information session.  For more information please visit the Ontario Bar Association's website - https://www.oba.org  KEN HALL, President Over the past 30 years, Ken has pioneered comprehensive and [...]

Christmas Greeting from Church & Charity Protection Plus

  The angel said unto them,  Fear not: for, behold,  I bring you good tidings of great joy,  which shall be to all people.  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior,  which is Christ the Lord.  Like 2:10-11   Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year  The staff of Church & Charity Protection Plus     

Police Record Checks Reform Act 2018 (PRCA)

The new Police Record Checks Reform Act in Ontario came into effect on November 1, 2018 and currently only affects criminal record check protocol in Ontario.  Specifically this change affects Disclosure of Youth Records including police no longer conducting criminal record checks for volunteers under the age of 18. (Refer over for excerpts from the Act below)  Therefore in light of this change, we are advising our client organizations, including churches and any other charities serving children, youth and vulnerable adults, [...]

Upcoming Events Fall 2018

November 8, 2018 25th Annual Church & Charity Law Seminar presented by Carters Professional Corporation Location: The PORTICO Community Church, Mississauga, ON Ken Hall will be presenting on Lessons Learned from Claims to the Courtroom For more information on the topics, speakers and how to register please visit the Carters Professional Corporation website - Click Here