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Avalanche warnings are in full effect for the south coast, Vancouver Island mountains, and through most of east-central and southeastern British Columbia as we enter the new year. While there are many safety tips going out to skiers, snowboarders, and homeowners/visitors within respective resort communities, all drivers on elevated roads leading to/from BC need to be […]

The BC south coast has started the new year under a blanket of mist. While autumn is considered to be official “fog season” in the province, the natural phenomenon can persist at any time of the year and occurrence is highly contingent upon region. For instance, fog along the Vancouver Island coast is very common in the […]

The new year is upon us and that means many of you are setting resolutions for 2019. One of them is to tighten up ship when it comes to household finances, and as you know, insurance premiums and potential liabilities can play a significant role in this regard. Bottom line, you want to make sure […]

image: courtesy of ICBC Looking for a good New Year’s resolution? How does a driver refresher test sound? OK, so it may not be as fun as your pledge to travel more and other self help initiatives but it is just as worthy of your attention if not more so. From city streets to highways, […]

Last month, many BC residents and health professionals learned that concussions and mental health injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents are to be considered “minor injuries” under ICBC’s new pain and suffering cap ($5,500) on claims. While drivers certainly didn’t need another reason to avoid receiving or causing head trauma, the new rules set by the […]

The winter may offer BC retailers lucrative opportunities to increase sales as seasonal shoppers walk the sidewalks of commercial districts with their wallets open. However, the time of the year also presents unique risks to brick and mortar shops, making insurance coverage a hot topic behind the counter. Today, Park Insurance is here with some […]

It’s been a busy year in the world of cyber security. First came the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which made landfall on Canadian soil in April, declaring that the export of personal data outside the EU falls under their law regarding data privacy for its citizens. That means all your businesses needs to do is capture one […]

Winter driving can be perilous enough for those without significant experience. But when it’s in BC, it takes on a whole other meaning, especially in light of recent events. With the official season on the way, Park Insurance is setting up a road map with tips to navigating our winter roads without increasing the risk […]

All over BC, some households mark the arrival of winter season with a vacation. For some it’s a tropical escape, for others a ski chalet retreat, but one thing that that remains consistent for all, is a vacated home. And that, invites risk. An empty home in the winter is more susceptible to damage and […]

It’s that time of the year where homeowners are flooded with energy savings tips that will reduce their carbon footprint and monthly utility bills alike. However, did you know that by paying more attention to energy consumption you also help reduce the potential for damage and injury in the home and therefore insurance liability? Today, […]