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Personal Safety Tips


C.P.R. - It’s “First Aid” for Potential Fraud Victims

Mature Canadians continue to be targeted by scammers and aggressive sales tactics. How can an individual recognize the threat and then protect themselves? Remember C.P.R.

The widely recognized medical acronym, C.P.R. can be adapted by a vulnerable senior who’s suspicious during a sales pitch. It’s a tool that alerts a potential victim to a scam or unscrupulous sales tactics. Regardless of how the sales pitch is delivered - by telephone - mail - computer - at the door - in the showroom - when you “smell a rat”, confirm your suspicions with Sergeant Bob’s simple C.P.R. scam test.


Romance Fraud

Those seeking new friendships or romances online should be aware of these items.


Reducing Theft & Break and Enter

Help prevent loss and damage from vehicle theft, or residential break and enter.


Reducing Electronic Crime

Senior Canadians are often targets of e-crime, but it is simple to protect yourself.


D.N.A. Method of Fraud Prevention

It’s difficult to keep up with current scams. But applying this method can help!


Public Transit Safety

Public transit riders of all ages will benefit from following these basic safety tips.


Recreational Cannabis

A summary on the laws surrounding the legal possession / use of cannabis inside Canada.


Contacting The Police

While “contacting the police” may seem simple enough, there are things to consider.


Home Alone

Leaving young adults home alone requires awareness and planning by grandparents.


These safety tips are for informational purposes only. Following them may decrease, but will not eliminate, risk of loss. Neither The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. or The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. shall be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any use of these tips.

  • We are very proud to work with retired Police Sergeant Bob Paterson, and help promote his tireless efforts on behalf of the personal safety and security of all Canadians 50-plus. Like Sergeant Bob, we’re here for your protection.


    Established in 1992, The McLennan Group is a 100% Canadian owned, nationally licensed all-lines brokerage specializing in the design and distribution of insurance products and services for leading associations and affinity groups. Together with our life and health division, The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. we are proud to work with several trusted Canadian insurers. Along with exceptional partners like CARP, the country’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians, we are dedicated to providing innovative insurance solutions that meet the needs of Canadians 50-plus.

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