Snow Plowing and Ice Removal

Robertson Hall Insurance and its Church & Charity service brokers want to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of snow and ice removal during the winter season, to prevent slip and fall injuries to your members, staff and visitors caused by icy or snow-covered sidewalks and parking lots.   These types of injuries can be relatively minor, they can involve more serious fractures and concussions, or can even be life-threatening, extremely costly, and result in lawsuits that can [...]

Post-Pandemic Risks, Legal Liability, and Insurance Protection

Post-Pandemic Risk Management Checklist for Churches and Charities click here “Change is the only constant in life”, an observation as true today as when the Greek philosopher Heraclitus uttered it 2,500 years ago.  If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we can and must adapt to change, pivot, and reimagine our lives at home, at work and in our faith journey.    For the first time in living memory, churches were forced to close their doors for the safety [...]

A Letter of Congratulations to the Canadian Centre for Christian Charities 

A Letter of Congratulations to the Canadian Centre for Christian Charities, from an online Zoom meeting on October 1, 2020:  Along with our entire team at Robertson Hall Insurance and Church and Charity Protection Plus, we are privileged to participate and celebrate today with the Canadian Centre for Christian Charities on their new name and re-branding, including the new CCCC Four Brand Promise of Professional, Knowledgeable, Accessible and Caring support for the charities they serve. Of course any of us who [...]

Back to the Future: An Insurance Perspective on COVID-19 Church Re-Openings

“For I know the plans I have for you … plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11 Faith communities and charitable organizations have continued to serve their congregations and carry on important work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, as permitted within the scope of government rules and regulations regarding closure of non-essential workplaces and respecting bans on public gatherings. Over the past few weeks to varying degrees, these restrictions [...]

COVID-19 Questions & Answers

With provinces across Canada gradually easing restrictions on COVID-19 bans on public gatherings, events and closures of non-essential workplace premises, the leaders of charities across Canada are looking for direction from governments, lawyers and their insurance providers to do so safely.  Our office has seen a rise in questions from our church, school, camp, mission and other charity client organizations and we’re pleased to provide the following Q & A for the eight (8) most commonly asked questions. 1. Our [...]