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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 […]

Proponents for the introduction of ride-sharing (or ride-hailing) services such as Uber in Vancouver and BC got a big win this month. An all-party committee in the legislature unanimously supported a plan for such services throughout the province. The committee’s report detailed a 32-point list of recommendations to introduce and regulate ride-sharing in British Columbia. Long story […]

We spend a lot of time delivering insurance tips regarding common homeowner concerns. Worried about weather damage, fires, break-ins, and fluctuations in the value of your home? Our insurance blog has you covered! But what about those unanticipated scenarios, the ones that range from amusing to downright comical, until they happen to you? These stories […]

Workplace harassment in its many forms is a hot topic. And while Hollywood and political arenas are getting all of the press with #metoo hashtags trending across the continent, the issue has been and continues to be a major concern for small and medium businesses in Canada. A recent survey conducted by the Government of […]