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Renting is a reality for many in BC. Thankfully, BC has established tenant rights that ensure renters can live comfortably in their homes. Though tenancy laws are in place in BC, not all landlords follow them. That’s why it’s important for renters to know their rights.   How much can a landlord increase rent in…

Earthquakes are a natural disaster that can’t be avoided. But, there are things you can do to prepare for one. Besides practicing your “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” routine, you should seriously consider packing an earthquake survival kit – if you don’t already have one. The Importance of an Earthquake Survival Kit An earthquake can…

Hello, 2019! The New Year brings fresh beginnings and the chance to once again make that New Year’s resolution list. If you’re still mulling over your 2019 New Year’s resolutions, don’t worry. We’ve got four New Year’s resolutions that everyone should put on their list in 2019. 1. Plan a Vacation Most Canadians get at…

It’s that time of year again. Time to hang those lights, dust off those ornaments, and wait for the snow to fall. While the winter holidays are a joyous time of year, they also come with hazards and risks. Don’t fall victim to these holiday home hazards, and follow these holiday home safety tips instead.…

On Halloween night, it doesn’t take much for an otherwise good time to go sideways. Mind you, most of the ghouls and goblins roaming about will be looking for treats, but a few of them will be more interested in ill-advised tricks and pranks. Have you ever noticed someone’s egged car and cringed at the…