Excalibur Insurance Group

Client January Newsletter 2024

Canada Plans to Phase-Out Sales of Gas-Powered Vehicles by 2035

Gasoline-powered vehicles will be a thing of the past under new regulations from the Government of Canada. Expanding on a previous mandate that required 60% of all vehicles sold in Canada to be electric by the year 2030, new regulations will mandate the complete transition to battery-operated vehicles by 2035.

That’s right, under new legislation proposed by Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, all vehicles sold in Canada in the year 2035 must be electric.

For more information on the new mandate, read our latest blog.

Win 2 Tickets: “The Music of Star Wars” at Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Enter to win 2 tickets to “The Music of Star Wars” performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra on Friday, April 19 at 8:00 p.m. at the Roy Thomson Hall!

There is still time to enter, so check out our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram page for full contest details.

Referral Program Winners of 2023

Did you know? Every time you refer a friend to Excalibur Insurance and they get a quote, you receive a $20 Tim Hortons gift card. PLUS, you’re entered in our monthly draw for $100 AND our annual draw for a $2,500 grand prize.

The $2,500 grand prize winner for 2023 is: Chris Beach!

The monthly $100 referral program winners for 2023 were:
January – Naim El Khoury
February – Lori Carter
March – Steve Tartaro
April – Vikkas Rana
May – Maeghan Leiskau
June – Sarah Smith
July – Mansavvy Singh Virdi
August – Timothy Wheaton
September – Kessi Kouakou
October – Amanda Angus
November – Adam Larocque
December – Regina & Philip Terpselas

You can refer a friend here.

2023 Giving Back: A Year in Review

Giving Back: A Year in Review

Each year, we pledge to donate 5% of our profits back into our community.

Whether it’s donations, sponsorships, volunteering, or participating in local initiatives, it’s all about being part of a larger community that cares. Here are some of the organizations we supported in 2023:

  • Brain Injury Association of Ontario
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Clinton Public Hospital
  • Clinton Raceway
  • Dad Club of London
  • Guelph Minor Hockey
  • Hullett Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area
  • Huron Hospice
  • London Curling Club
  • Mid-Huron Minor Hockey Association
  • Mitchell Hawks Hockey Team
  • New Hamburg Firebirds Hockey
  • Port Stanley Festival Theatre
  • Region of Waterloo Swim Club
  • Stratford Aces Girls Hockey
  • Tavistock Royals Hockey
  • Team Steep Curling
  • Tillsonburg Soccer Club
  • Wingham Minor Soccer

To learn more about how Excalibur Insurance is supporting local communities, visit our Community Giving page.

Investing Young: Life Insurance

It’s never too late to begin financial planning, but really, the best time to start is as soon as you earn an income.

Life insurance is one of the aspects of financial planning that many of us put off for as long as possible. Life insurance, by nature, is a financial plan that pays out in the event of your passing. Younger people hesitate to purchase life insurance because they often bet on themselves being healthy for many years to come. But there are many reasons why investing in life insurance when you’re younger is a good idea.

We explain why in this blog.

Insurance Partner Spotlight: Max Insurance

Welcome back to our “Insurance Partner Spotlight,” a segment in our newsletter that features our company partners! Since we work with over 40 of Canada’s Top Insurers, our goal is for our clients to better understand the options and speciality products that we have available for them.

This month’s spotlight is on Max Insurance.

Max Insurance’s roots date back to 1866, but they’ve made significant changes since then. Max Insurance is a science and technology-driven company pioneering the insurance industry with first-of-its-kind insurance solutions. Their technology includes a unique data-driven quoting system, with highly individualized pricing not based on postal code (like many other insurance companies) but by the active risks to your home. Watch this video to learn more about Max Insurance’s unique rating process.

To learn more about Max Insurance, click here.

January’s Defender Spotlight: Laura Nixon

January’s Defender Spotlight shines on Laura Nixon in our Mitchell office!

Laura has been part of the Excalibur Insurance team since 2022.

In her role as the Director of First Impressions, Laura serves as the initial point of contact for our valued clients. From warmly greeting walk-ins to skillfully managing incoming calls, Laura is the embodiment of professionalism and warmth. Her dedication to creating a positive and inviting atmosphere ensures that every client’s experience with Excalibur Insurance begins on a high note.

Beyond her professional skills, Laura is known for her positive attitude, kindness, and eagerness to help.

Thank you, Laura, for your wonderful contributions to our team!

February 23, 2024