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How to Prepare for a Power Outage This Winter (of 2021)

How to Prepare for a Power Outage This Winter (of 2021)

Snow is expected (at press) for the week ahead, and while Greater Vancouver weather forecasts are more like speculations than probabilities, it’s a good idea to be prepared for one issue that snow often causes - power outages. In fact, a power outage in 2021 looks a...

Safe Driving in Parking Lots

Safe Driving in Parking Lots

A lot of focus is placed on safe driving on the roads and highways of British Columbia, but did you know that a large number of accidents occur in parking lots? ICBC reports that in a recent year approximately 150,000 motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) occurred in parking...

How to Protect Your Business from Vandalism

How to Protect Your Business from Vandalism

Whether driven by sociopolitical unrest or the random actions of malicious individuals, the concern about vandalism is always on the periphery for brick and mortar businesses. While prevention may seem out of the hands of commercial property owners there are some...

Lessons Learned: What 2020 Taught BC Residents About Insurance

Lessons Learned: What 2020 Taught BC Residents About Insurance

Well that's a wrap! Yes indeed, we can all celebrate that 2020 has come to an end. That said, there were a number of lessons learned over the past year, ones that made us all more resilient and wiser so that we're better prepared for anything that 2021 (and beyond)...

Holiday Season Wrap-Up to Protect Your Home

Holiday Season Wrap-Up to Protect Your Home

Don't channel your inner Clark Griswold this Holiday season We're smack dab in the middle of the Holidays. While the final few are coming fast we want you to pause and make sure that you've taken precautions to protect your home. To make things easy we're digging into...

FOB Problems and Other Auto Theft Trends 2020-21

FOB Problems and Other Auto Theft Trends 2020-21

The year is winding down which means it's time to look at the auto theft trends of 2020. In doing so BC residents gain an understanding of what to watch out for as they carry through into the annum ahead. While auto theft overall is down with fewer vehicles being...

Burning Question: Can You Have a Backyard Fire Pit in BC?

Burning Question: Can You Have a Backyard Fire Pit in BC?

Winter is upon us, and with more people staying at home for leisure, many are considering making "patio season" a whole year affair. One way to make that happen, is through the installation of a backyard/deck fire pit or outdoor fireplace. However, many homeowners are...

COVID-19 Travel Insurance Now Available to BC Residents

COVID-19 Travel Insurance Now Available to BC Residents

It is very important that BC residents continue to heed provincial and federal government recommendations to avoid non-essential international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, every week hundreds of BC residents fly from YVR to international destinations....