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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...

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...