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How Homeowner Perceptions and Realities Have Changed

How Homeowner Perceptions and Realities Have Changed

This week the Government of Canada announced an end to all COVID-19 border and travel measures, effective October 1/2022. This is the final signal that the country is moving on from two of the most trying years in recorded history. Is it a return to normal? Not quite....

How to Reduce Your Liability as a Social Media Influencer

How to Reduce Your Liability as a Social Media Influencer

A new profession has arisen with the proliferation of social media and user-generated-content (UGC). That profession has been given the name 'Influencer'. While older generations may be quick to dismiss it, they likely don't realize that even a micro-influencer...

Anxiety About Your Teenager Driving?

Anxiety About Your Teenager Driving?

Is your teenager almost ready to take their road test? Do you secretly hope they lose interest before they do? While for many parents the prospect of their teenager getting their driver's license incites feelings of pride, for others (you?) it's anxiety inducing. The...

Is MFA Enough to Protect Against Cyber Threats in 2022-23?

Is MFA Enough to Protect Against Cyber Threats in 2022-23?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a cyber security protocol that requires users to provide two or more verification factors to gain access to a device, software application, online account, or other digital resource. With MFA "installed" it will ensure that devices...

Do You Have Adequate Auto Insurance Coverage?

Do You Have Adequate Auto Insurance Coverage?

Government responses to the pandemic fundamentally changed the way many professionals use their home. Those who continue to leverage their home as an office or workspace have had to update their homeowners insurance to account for this. What many of these same...

Is There Lead in the Water Pipes of Your BC Home?

Is There Lead in the Water Pipes of Your BC Home?

  We spend a lot of time discussing water damage from a homeowners' insurance perspective. We even dive into the health implications, in the context of mold and mildew when excessive moisture has worked its way into the walls and floorboards. However, there is...

Going on a Road Trip? How to Safely Pack Your Roof Rack

Going on a Road Trip? How to Safely Pack Your Roof Rack

Summer is here and it's road trip time for tens of thousands of BC residents. You're car has been tuned up, you've mapped out the route(s), snacks have been packed, and your luggage and emergency kit have been tucked in the trunk. At this point it doesn't seem like...

Summer Vacation Home Protection Tips: Myths vs Reality

Summer Vacation Home Protection Tips: Myths vs Reality

Summer is upon us in BC and households from around the province are getting ready to go on vacation. Bags are packed, itineraries are set, and travel medical has been purchased. All that's left to do is secure your home before leaving for your 2-week sojourn or more....

Summertime BBQ Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

Summertime BBQ Safety Tips to Protect Your Home

Summertime if the most wonderful time of the year for BBQ enthusiasts and those who enjoy the exquisite taste of a perfectly grilled, steak, chicken breast, patty, hot dog, or kabob. While condo owners are typically more cautious when (or unfortunately forbidden from)...