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May 22 2020

Insurance Tips for Summer Social Distancing in British Columbia

With provincial parks starting to loosen restrictions and the weather getting warmer, many British Columbians are beginning to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Although the province is starting to slowly open up again, it will

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April 15 2020

5 Tips for Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Have you have made the shift to working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic?

In the last month, our world has changed tremendously, with many businesses closing and employees now working in self-isolation. If

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Three people on a white speedboat in a summer day.
February 19 2020

Insider Boat Insurance Tips for a Great Boating Season

Spring is coming soon, which means summer is on the horizon. Whether you are a new boat owner or a seasoned captain, it’s always good to brush up on best practices and prevent liabilities. The more you are

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Spring driving during the sunset
February 15 2020

Driving into Spring: Spring Driving Safety Tips

Spring driving may seem less dangerous, but there are in fact many new factors to consider on the road that can impair your driving. Winter wear and tear will start to be evident in your car and you’ll

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Snow covered house
January 21 2020

How to Save Money & Protect Your Home from Winter Damage

The weather in BC has been especially unpredictable this year. As the temperatures get colder, it’s better to plan ahead to avoid the unpleasant surprises that can come with owning a home in the Winter. We have a

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red car driving in snow
January 10 2020

Top 5 Winter Driving Tips

Snow may be pretty, but it’s not so pretty when it’s on the road. When winter creeps up and road conditions worsen, it’s more important than ever to drive with caution. To stay safe on the road this

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Women reading in the beach
December 11 2019

How to be Prepared for your Winter Vacation

Are you heading south for a Winter vacation? It’s the perfect time of year to escape the cold Canadian weather and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation in an idyllic location. With the hectic nature of the holidays

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Damaged buildings from earthquake
October 29 2019

How to Prepare for an Earthquake in B.C.

If you live in British Columbia, you might be wondering when the next big earthquake will hit. While there’s no definite answer, the province is at higher risk for a big one because of its location. To help

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Laptop and business plan on table
October 4 2019

How to Start a Small Business in B.C.

Starting a small business in B.C. may seem daunting. But if there’s something you’re passionate about, then run with it. Whether you love baking cakes, restoring vintage furniture, or arranging flowers, being passionate about what you’re doing can

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Young female driving older car
September 12 2019

How ICBC Insurance Changes Affect New Drivers

On Sept. 1, 2019, ICBC made changes to car insurance in B.C. They adopted a driver-based insurance model and changed the way they calculate insurance premiums. With this change to car insurance in B.C.,

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