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ICBC Changes 2021: How Much Will I Pay?

ICBC Changes 2021: How Much Will I Pay?

ICBC's Enhanced Care program is set to take effect on May 1, 2021. The program is based on a no fault insurance model. No-fault insurance is a type of automobile insurance coverage that helps pay for your medical care if you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident...

March Madness – Is Your Home’s Basketball Hoop a Risk?

March Madness – Is Your Home’s Basketball Hoop a Risk?

We're in the thick of the most popular sports tournament in North America - NCAA March Madness. All over BC households are outdoors and shooting hoops in their back alley or carport between games. While it's great exercise, these home-recreation installations may...

Poison Prevention and How to Protect Your Kids and Pets

Poison Prevention and How to Protect Your Kids and Pets

National Poison Prevention Week is observed in North America on the third week of March. The annual campaign's mission is to raise awareness about preventing unintentional poisoning. Park Insurance would like to use this as an opportunity to draw attention to the most...

Fire Prevention Tips for Your Home

Fire Prevention Tips for Your Home

Blog provided courtesy of Northbridge Insurance. Residential properties account for the largest number of fires in Canada. These fires result in millions of dollars in damages and claim hundreds of lives each year. Open flames, cooking appliances, and heating...

Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

“Let’s have some TEA!” A familiar and much-loved phrase to many around the world. Google recently put a spin on this age-old opportunity for little downtime and a good gab.  Managers are encouraged to say, “let’s have some TEA”, an acronym for thoughts, energy and...

How to Avoid Chain Reaction Collisions

How to Avoid Chain Reaction Collisions

Too close for comfort. Recent weather has created a number of hazards on BC freeways and highways, with chain reaction crashes being one of the major concerns. A chain reaction crash occurs when three or more vehicles are involved in a series of connected accidents....

Watching Out for Distracted Drivers

Watching Out for Distracted Drivers

We certainly spend a lot of time advising people about how to break distracted driving habits. But what about those of you who follow the rules of the road? While you're rewarded by the new ICBC No Fault insurance model you still want to avoid accidents that are...

Outdoor Deck Rot – Liability Risk and Prevention

Outdoor Deck Rot – Liability Risk and Prevention

Is the deck of your BC home safe? BC has been battered with rain, sleet and snow this month. While homeowners have taken precautions to protect against water ingress and damage to the inside of their home, there is one extension that is often forgotten - outdoor decks...