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After news broke that Greyhound Canada is permanently removing all BC routes (aside from Vancouver to Seattle) from its service, people from all over the British Columbia are scrambling to come up with solutions for their Western Canada travels when flights aren’t viable. While options from the private sector will soon rear their head, you can […]

Vacation homes are put to good use all year long in our neck of British Columbia, thanks to the moderate climate and bounty of outdoor recreational amenities through the four seasons. Of course, the summer is an especially exciting time for vacation property owners, but while there are numerous leisure and rental revenue opportunities to […]

It’s Bike to Work (and School) Week here in BC, an annual event to promote sustainable commuting that runs from May 28 to June 3 in 2018. While this affair celebrates cycling as an alternative form of transportation, it also draws attention to a concern beyond one’s carbon footprint. ICBC warns that six cyclists are […]

In this recent article, we addressed the fact that the incidences of motor vehicle accidents (MVA) increase over the long weekends in British Columbia. Unfortunately, this trend doesn’t seem to be changing, with local news reporting a wave of MVAs over this past Victoria Day long weekend. It’s therefore quite timely that here at the […]

Long weekends in BC may not mean as much in the autumn and winter, but when spring arrives and summertime nears, it takes on a whole new persona, inviting residents to take full advantage of that extra 24-hours of playtime. While these long weekends mean more travel and adventure, they also equate greater risk. In […]

This month, a major supermarket chain that operates in Greater Vancouver was ordered to pay $755,000 to a claimant who suffered a slip and fall accident at one of their stores. The claimant slipped in a puddle of spilled laundry soap and hit the back of her head on the floor. The issues brought before the court […]

In March, ICBC rolled out a new driver’s license testing process for seniors over the age of 80. ICBC together with RoadSafetyBC and Vancouver’s GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre devised an updated framework for senior driver assessments for a Class 5 license. The new framework requires that applicable senior drivers submit a physician’s note (or a […]

Are you planning on spring cleaning sometime soon? While it presents the opportunity to remove clutter and take an inventory of your possessions, it’s also a good time to take stock of the risks to the health and safety of your home, occupants, and potential visitors. Today, Park Insurance is here to shed light on […]

Spring has arrived and all over British Columbia drivers are shaking off the winter slumber and getting ready to hit the road. As BC’s automobile insurance provider, Park has firsthand experience with all of the unique challenges and nuances of driving through the cities, towns, and highways of the province through the season. To help […]

Earlier in the month, it was announced that ICBC is considering penalizing drivers instead of vehicle owners. Considering that their reports show that one in five drivers in a crash are actually driving someone else’s car, this might not be a bad idea. While the process works itself out, you can take steps today to reduce […]