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Crazy But True Insurance Policies

Crazy But True Insurance Policies

You may have noticed that our new website design incorporates some not-so-typical perils, including dinosaurs, aliens, and a few whatchamacallits. Far fetched? Maybe not.  Over the years there have been some wild and wacky claims and policies reported throughout the...

Cycling in the Rain Safety Tips

Cycling in the Rain Safety Tips

Not holding an umbrella while riding is a great start... Rainy season is upon us in BC, especially here in the Lower Mainland. Navigating the roads in a vehicle is challenging enough through a downpour, but what about those of you who depend on two-wheels and pedals...

Why Do Insurance Costs Always Seem to Go Up? What Can I Do About It?

Why Do Insurance Costs Always Seem to Go Up? What Can I Do About It?

Cost increases hit us from all angles—at the grocery store, the repair shop and yes, at our broker’s office.  It may seem that our insurance increases every time we renew.  Why is that?  And is there anything you can do to reduce your costs? To answer those questions,...

Redefining Insurance (and Coffee?) Culture

Redefining Insurance (and Coffee?) Culture

Recognized for her innovative mindset, commitment to her team and community (and a passion for espresso), our Vice-President of Operations and COO Chelsea Fitzpatrick was featured in a Gore Mutual bio piece this past month. For the unfamiliar, Gore Mutual runs a...

Labour Day Long Weekend Safety Tips 2020

Labour Day Long Weekend Safety Tips 2020

Summer has flown by and just like that the Labour Day long weekend is upon us. While it's an occasion that most BC households look forward to the 2020 edition certainly looks a bit different than those from the years prior. The standard long weekend insurance and...

Wildfire Preparedness Plan for Your Household During COVID 19

Wildfire Preparedness Plan for Your Household During COVID 19

image: Christie Mountain (Penticton BC) fire, August 18 2020 BC thought it was out of the woods when it came to forest fires this summer of 2020. There was hardly spark through June, July, and early August. Then all of a sudden the first major wildfire of the season...

Don’t Throw Money Down the Toilet: Preventing Water Damage

Don’t Throw Money Down the Toilet: Preventing Water Damage

In a study conducted by the Institute for Business & Home Safety, toilet failure was one of the leading causes of residential flood damage. With water damage consistently ranking as a top cause of insurance claims in BC and Canada it's clear that households need...