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EV Driver Alert: How to Avoid Range Anxiety

EV Driver Alert: How to Avoid Range Anxiety

The top stressor for electric vehicle (EV) drivers is range anxiety. Range anxiety references the negative mental and emotional state experienced by those who constantly worry about whether or not their battery charge is sufficient enough to take them over long...

Your Household Hailstorm Preparedness Plan

Your Household Hailstorm Preparedness Plan

Coming soon. Are you prepared? Hailstorm season runs from June to September in Alberta and the Prairies. Southeastern BC also gets a relatively significant share through the summer, as does the southern belly of Manitoba and Ontario. While many households are...

Building Costs are Skyrocketing! Are You Underinsured?

Building Costs are Skyrocketing! Are You Underinsured?

BC premier, John Horgan, recently remarked that price for lumber is ‘just off the charts’! Some sources state that lumber supplies for the construction of new single-family homes have tripled over the past year! Reconstruction Costs Are Skyrocketing! What You Need to...

Insurance Risks That Increase When Working from Home

Insurance Risks That Increase When Working from Home

The BC Health Minister may have laid out the province's restart plan (thank goodness!) but not everything will go back to normal. Many companies will continue to let staff work from home for a significant portion of the work week. Canadian Underwriter reports that 42%...

6 Backyard Pet Hazards to Watch Out for This Summer

6 Backyard Pet Hazards to Watch Out for This Summer

With the arrival of spring and summer your dog and/or cat will be spending a lot more time in the yard. While it's a great place for them to get some exercise, being in the backyard opens them up to a number or health and safety concerns. By recognizing these risks,...

BC Wildfire Preparedness 2021

BC Wildfire Preparedness 2021

Every year we remind BC homeowners to prepare for wildfire season, and with the summer fast approaching it's time for us to weigh in once again. The importance is echoed even more so this time around, as this coming week marks the 5 year anniversary of the Fort...

Tips to Safe Driving Against Sun Glare

Tips to Safe Driving Against Sun Glare

BC recently experienced an uncharacteristic run of sunny days, with our skies looking more like Arizona than the traditionally wet Pacific Northwest. While it can make driving more enjoyable, it also challenges your ability to see the road. The phenomenon is known as...

Why Single Parents Need to Rethink Their Insurance Coverage

Why Single Parents Need to Rethink Their Insurance Coverage

British Columbia ranks third (behind Ontario and Quebec) when it comes to the number of single parent households in a province. But even though you may share this distinction with nearly 220,000 other BC families, you may feel alone from time to time. You have a world...

How to Protect Your Stuff in Storage At Home

How to Protect Your Stuff in Storage At Home

Does your house or condo have a dedicated space for storage? While it's nice to keep your infrequently used possessions and collections on-site versus an off-site facility, storing items at home often creates a false sense of security. This can lead to damage or theft...