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The Most Common Holiday Insurance Claims

December 8, 2022

The Most Common Holiday Insurance Claims

Have a relaxing holiday with your family by taking some precautions to avoid the most common…

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

December 7, 2022

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

As the temperature dips below freezing, it’s crucial to understand how to prevent froz…

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Western Financial Group helps Albertans with Registry Services

December 6, 2022

Western Financial Group helps Albertans with Registry Services

Western Financial Group can help you with your registry service needs, whether you want to b…

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International Day for Persons with Disabilities

December 1, 2022

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Saturday, December 3, is International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2022. This day was…

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Big Hearts Take Part in Good Heart Day

November 30, 2022

Big Hearts Take Part in Good Heart Day

When you volunteer, you not only give your time but your heart. Monday, Dec. 5, is Internati…

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Tips to Save on Holiday Shopping

November 28, 2022

Tips to Save on Holiday Shopping

High Inflation is affecting holiday shopping for Canadians. Although inflation has decreased…

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What Do You Know About Black Friday?

November 25, 2022

What Do You Know About Black Friday?

Black Friday is today, and many Canadians will use it to get a head start on holiday shoppin…

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4 Facts About Remembrance Day

November 9, 2022

4 Facts About Remembrance Day

Every year on November 11, Canadians honour the sacrifices of veterans on Remembrance Day by…

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Know the Risks of Carbon Monoxide

November 8, 2022

Know the Risks of Carbon Monoxide

With fall and winter approaching, we spend more time indoors, and many of us turn to alterna…

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How to Adjust to Fall Time Change

November 7, 2022

How to Adjust to Fall Time Change

Time fell back an hour this past weekend. Sleeping in an hour later seems like a great idea…

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How to Close Your Cottage for Winter

October 31, 2022

How to Close Your Cottage for Winter

Before you close your cottage for the winter, be sure to follow a check list. A checklist wi…

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How to Trick or Treat Safely

October 26, 2022

How to Trick or Treat Safely

Teach kids how to trick or treat safely by helping them choose a safe costume and telling th…

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Tips to Keep Remote Workers Healthy

October 19, 2022

Tips to Keep Remote Workers Healthy

Follow these exercise, mental health, and healthy eating tips if you are a remote worker. Th…

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Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving

October 6, 2022

Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving

Traditional thanksgiving dinner has been around for centuries and has regional differences a…

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Top Halloween Costumes for This Year

September 28, 2022

Top Halloween Costumes for This Year

This Halloween, popular Halloween costumes for kids are based on movies and video games. The…

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How Are Cranberries Grown and Harvested?

September 14, 2022

How Are Cranberries Grown and Harvested?

In Canada, most commercial cranberry production is in British Columbia and Quebec. A native…

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Delicious Blueberries Are Nutritious

September 9, 2022

Delicious Blueberries Are Nutritious

Blueberries make up 59% of fruit grown in Canada and are available fresh from July to Septem…

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Fall 2022 Back-to-School Fashion Trends

September 7, 2022

Fall 2022 Back-to-School Fashion Trends

Back-to-school trends are a combination of high fashion and popular culture and are fun to t…

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Get Kids Involved in School Lunches

September 6, 2022

Get Kids Involved in School Lunches

Get kids involved in school lunches by teaching them cooking skills that are appropriate for…

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Preparing Kids for a Back-to-School Routine

August 22, 2022

Preparing Kids for a Back-to-School Routine

Going back to school means getting your kids back into a routine. Tips for a back-to-school…

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Back to School Safety Protocols for Students

August 18, 2022

Back to School Safety Protocols for Students

As you get ready for back-to-school for 2022-2023, each province is determining school safet…

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Cybersecurity Safety Tips for Back to School

August 17, 2022

Cybersecurity Safety Tips for Back to School

Teaching kids about cybersecurity before they head back to school will help keep them and th…

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How to Keep Crosswalk and School Zones Safe

August 17, 2022

How to Keep Crosswalk and School Zones Safe

Crosswalk and school zone safety awareness is essential for both drivers and children. Drive…

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Today is International Youth Day

August 12, 2022

Today is International Youth Day

On Aug. 12 each year, we celebrate International Youth Day established by the United Nations…

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How To Treat Bug Bites

August 11, 2022

How To Treat Bug Bites

Bug bites are one of the most annoying downsides of summer and can cause itching, diseases,…

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Favorite Summertime Meals

August 10, 2022

Favourite Summertime Meals

Everyone loves s’mores and BBQ, but why not put a spin on some classics or try somethi…

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How to Reduce Water Use in Hot Weather

July 28, 2022

How to Reduce Water Use in Hot Weather

Canadians are fortunate to live in a country with abundant natural resources, including wate…

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Origins of the Dog Days of Summer

July 25, 2022

Origins of the Dog Days of Summer

We have all heard the expression “the dog days of summer” in reference to the ho…

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Top 5 Gadgets for Homeowners

July 7, 2022

Top 5 Gadgets for Homeowners

Being a homeowner comes with many responsibilities, from keeping your home secure, to cleani…

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Tips to Protect Your Home’s Foundation

July 6, 2022

Tips to Protect Your Home's Foundation

Your foundation should last for many years as long as you keep water and roots away from it.…

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What Are Hybrid Cars?

July 5, 2022

What Are Hybrid Cars?

Hybrid cars combine a gasoline engine and an electric motor so that gasoline and electricity…

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How to Keep Your Kids Occupied This Summer

July 4, 2022

How to Keep Your Kids Occupied This Summer

Your kids love summer vacation, but you may struggle to find activities to keep them busy. H…

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July 1, 2022

How to stay safe in a road rage incident

Road rage is a driver’s aggressive or angry behaviour. Road rage may include rude gest…

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Young woman in new apartment holds tablet while looking at puppy

June 2, 2022

Is there a difference between renters and tenants insurance?

Dec. 16, 2018. If you have decided to move out of your parents’ house for the first ti…

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Young woman holds up key to brand new car

May 13, 2022

When should you add an occasional driver to your car insurance policy?

March 21, 2019. Many drivers believe that car insurance stays with them, not with the car, a…

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May 13, 2022

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. The Government of Canada notes that it’s an opportunity t…

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May 5, 2022

Celebrate the Contributions of Jewish Canadians during Jewish Heritage Month this May

Jewish Heritage Month provides an opportunity to remember, celebrate and educate future gene…

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How to Run and Insure an RV Business

April 28, 2022

How to Run and Insure an RV Business

RVing has always been popular in Canada and the pandemic has increased its appeal. Starting…

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April 26, 2022

What are GICs and how do they work

A GIC (guaranteed investment certificate) is a safe and secure investment with very little r…

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April 26, 2022

The Sunniest and Least Sunny Places in Canada

Sunniest Canadian Cities Canada has beautiful summers that Canadians look forward to after a…

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April 19, 2022

Western team members talk about what diversity means to them

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, a time to celebrate and acknowledge our differences, inc…

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April 13, 2022

More Than 1/5 of Canadians at Risk of a Gender or Racial Pay Gap

April is Celebrate Diversity Month and it’s an opportunity to learn about the contribu…

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Toy car sitting on keyboard of laptop

April 5, 2022

Does your car insurance go up if you get a ticket?

April 17, 2019. Getting a traffic ticket is bad enough, and if you’re like many Alber…

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Mechanic replaces wheel in a commercial garage

April 1, 2022

10 basic car maintenance skills everyone should have

1. Change a flat tire Changing a flat is one of the most important vehicle repair skills you…

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Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

March 22, 2022

Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

You’re starting out and you need insurance for your home and car. You’ve done yo…

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Empower and Advocate for Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day 2022

March 18, 2022

Empower and Advocate for Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day 2022

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is on March 21 and advocates for the rights and inclusion of…

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Busy city intersection

March 11, 2022

Traffic law myths

Most of us have heard, and probably fallen for, a few of these driving myths. Read on to see…

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Three vehicles drive down a mountain, forested road

March 1, 2022

How to check your car battery health

March 3, 2019. Testing your battery is something you may not associate with regular car main…

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Why You Need Travel Insurance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 21, 2022

Why you need travel insurance during Covid-19

Travel insurance is an important part of preparing for your trip because your provincial hea…

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Children helping family moving into their new home

February 1, 2022

Is home insurance mandatory in Canada?

Feb. 7, 2019. Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. No matter…

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