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Important Coronavirus/COVID-19 Notice to Church and Charity Leaders

Re: WORKPLACES, PUBLIC EVENTS AND SHORT-TERM MISSION TRAVEL This information is being provided in response to inquiries by our church and charitable organization clients and is intended to keep our clients healthy, informed and prepared. However the decision regarding safety and risk management is the responsibility of your board of directors, or in accordance with advice and orders by public health authorities. The Public Health Agency of Canada and the world health community continues to closely monitor the emergence of [...]

Vulnerable Trust Positions, Power Relationships and Employee Relations in a Faith Organization 

By Ken Hall, President of Robertson Hall Insurance  It is important now, more than ever, to ensure that your organization is protected by implementing an effective anti-harassment policy. Doing so can assist your organization in recognizing and responding to unlawful behaviour and helping to prevent it from reoccurring.  When a manager, leader, co-worker or other third party is the harasser, an employer is generally liable if the victim can prove that the employer:  Knew or should have known about the harassment; and  Failed [...]

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 -  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     

Business Interruption Protection Worksheet

To avoid underinsurance in a major claim, it is important to establish an Contingency Plan to continue operations due to the loss of your facilities for weeks, months and even in excess of a year, depending on how quickly your building could be repaired or rebuilt, which is often dependent on the time taken for such things as a Fire Marshall to establish cause of fire, structural engineers to determine in building is repairable, demolition, debris removal, site work [...]