Wildfire Prevention

Landscaping for Wildfire Prevention

Landscaping for Wildfire Prevention

We're in the middle of summer, and at press, there are nearly 300 active wildfires in the province. In the Southern Okanagan Valley, a State of Emergency has been declared and evacuations orders have been issued, displacing hundreds of homeowners in the process....

How Can You Help Prevent Forest Fires?

How Can You Help Prevent Forest Fires?

Last year, just two of British Columbia's worst wildfires cost insurers over $127 million. As we entered August 2018, the province had already spent more than $89 million on fires spanning from the Okanagan to right here in the Greater Vancouver area as Richmond's...

Scared or Prepared: Fires, Windstorms & Other Natural Disasters

Scared or Prepared: Fires, Windstorms & Other Natural Disasters

Scared or prepared?  As news reports of severe weather seem to be on the rise, most Canadians recognize the importance of being prepared for an emergency.  Many even feel that an emergency is fairly imminent – within the next 10 years.  However, alarmingly many still...