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How Do I Keep My Kids Busy This Summer

July 9, 2024

How Do I Keep My Kids Busy This Summer?

School’s out. What are your kids doing? Don’t let them get bored this summer. Ke…

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The Calgary Stampede: A Rich History and Timeless Appeal

July 3, 2024

The Calgary Stampede: A Rich History and Timeless Appeal

The Calgary Stampede, often dubbed "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," is an iconic annual…

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Let’s Celebrate Canada Day!

June 27, 2024

Let's Celebrate Canada Day!

What do you know about Canada? Did you know that on July 1, 2024, Canada turns 157? Our coun…

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Western Celebrates Pride Month 2024

June 24, 2024

Western Celebrates Pride Month in 2024

Building Bridges: Embracing Diversity, Connecting Communities In alignment with our 2024 DEI…

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Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Child

June 19, 2024

Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Child

Did you know that 1.5 million children and youth attend summer camps in Canada each year? Su…

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What Insurance is Needed for Summer Concerts and Festivals

June 17, 2024

What Insurance is Needed for Summer Concerts and Festivals?

Are you going to a summer concert or festival? What would happen if you got injured or your…

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European Football Championship: Popularity, Contenders, and Travel Tips

June 13, 2024

European Football Championship: Popularity, Contenders, and Travel Tips

For soccer fans, the popular European football championship promises a month of thrilling ac…

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Make Your Dad Feel Special on Father’s Day

June 12, 2024

Make Your Dad Feel Special on Father's Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and it’s the perfect opportunity to make your fathe…

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Odds of the Edmonton Oilers Winning the Stanley Cup

June 6, 2024

Odds of the Edmonton Oilers Winning the Stanley Cup?

Who’s favored to win the 2024 Stanley Cup? Is it the Edmonton Oilers or the Florida Pa…

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The Grand Prix of Montreal: Celebrating Speed, Heritage, and Enthusiasm

June 5, 2024

The Grand Prix of Montreal: Celebrating Speed, Heritage, and Enthusiasm

The Grand Prix of Montreal, officially known as the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix, is one of…

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World Environment Day and Canadian Clean Air Day

June 5, 2024

Service and Sacrifice: Wendy's Impact Inside and Beyond Western

This year on World Environment Day and Canadian Clean Air Day on June 5, we come together to…

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What Do You Know about Queen Victoria and Victoria Day

May 16, 2024

What Do You Know about Queen Victoria and Victoria Day?

Why do we have a long weekend in May, the unofficial start of summer? Officially, it’s…

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Safety Tips for Road Trips

May 13, 2024

Safety Tips for Road Trips

Your road trip should be worry free. For a smooth trip, make sure to check your car insura…

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Chersish Your Mother on Mother’s Day

May 9, 2024

Cherish Your Mother on Mother's Day

Every day should be Mother’s Day even though this Sunday is officially Mother’s…

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Top Tips to Balance Working Remotely

May 2, 2024

Top Tips to Balance Working Remotely

Working remotely can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its challenges. It ca…

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Red Deer Sustainability

May 2, 2024

Western in Action: Red Deer Branch Donates Supply Overstock to Local Schools

Western's brand new Red Deer Branch opened on April 7, and the team moved to a new, optimize…

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Let’s Celebrate Diversity Month 2024

April 25, 2024

Let's Celebrate Diversity Month 2024

Building Bridges: Embracing Diversity, Connecting Communities In alignment with our 2024 DEI…

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Get to Know Our Sustainability Team at Western!

April 22, 2024

Get to Know Our Sustainability Team at Western!

Today, we join the global movement in celebrating National Earth Day, a day dedicated to rai…

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Western Receives Purple Star Designation

April 18, 2024

Western Receives Purple Star Designation

We are thrilled to share that Western has achieved the prestigious Purple Star Designation f…

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What to Know About the Solar Eclipse in Canada

April 8, 2024

What to Know About the Solar Eclipse in Canada

Today the moon passes between the Earth and sun, casting a shadow on Earth that either fully…

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Meet our Single/Working Parents ERG as part of Diversity Month

April 4, 2024

Meet our Single/Working Parents ERG as part of Diversity Month

Meet Angela Philips, Co-lead of the Single/Working Parents ERG! Frontline Capability Coach…

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Insurance for school age children

March 25, 2024

Insurance for school age children

Physical activity is a healthy, normal part of childhood. When you send your child or childr…

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Let’s Celebrate Neurodiversity Week 2024

March 21, 2024

Let's Celebrate Neurodiversity Week

Neurodiversity Celebration Week runs from March 18–24. Western Financial Group not onl…

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Why Are We Going to Move Our Clocks Ahead?

March 8, 2024

Why Are We Going to Move Our Clocks Ahead?

It’s not quite spring, but we are going to move our clocks ahead one hour this weekend…

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Join Us in Celebrating Western's Leaders in AI Policy

March 7, 2024

Join Us in Celebrating Western's Leaders in AI Policy

In honour of International Women's Day today, we're spotlighting the achievements of two rem…

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Did You Know that 2024 is a Leap Year

February 29, 2024

Did You Know that 2024 is a Leap Year?

February has an extra day this year, making 2024 a leap year. The addition of one day &ndash…

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Western Celebrates Black History Month 2024

February 22, 2024

Western Celebrates Black History Month 2024

Building Bridges: Embracing Diversity, Connecting Communities In alignment with our 2024 D…

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Western nurtures psychological well-being, especially in Black History Month

February 15, 2024

Western nurtures psychological well-being, especially in Black History Month

Western Financial Group is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in…

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Why is Cupid Everywhere on Valentine’s Day?

February 14, 2024

Why is Cupid Everywhere on Valentine's Day?

Why do we see images of Cupid with his bow and arrow on Valentine’s Day? Other than he…

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What to Know about Lunar New Year for 2024

February 9, 2024

What to Know about Lunar New Year for 2024

Today, our colleagues from the Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other East and Southeast Asi…

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What You May Not Know about the Super Bowl

February 7, 2024

What You May Not Know about the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is so much more than football. It’s popular culture, commercials, half-…

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Meet Mike Renowden

February 7, 2024

Let's Celebrate Insurance Careers Month at Western

Meet Mike Renowden, a seasoned insurance professional based in Victoria, B.C., working remot…

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The Famous Groundhogs Say Spring Will Come Early

February 2, 2024

The Famous Groundhogs Say Spring Will Come Early!

Spring should be on its way early. Wiarton Willie and American groundhog Punxsutawney Phil d…

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Isi Okoh’s Beats of Heritage – Black History Month

February 1, 2024

Isi Okoh's Beats of Heritage - Black History Month

The history of the African drums’ dates back centuries, playing a vital role in variou…

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How to Have Fun with the Kids this Winter

January 17, 2024

How to Have Fun with the Kids this Winter

There are plenty of places to take your kids this winter, from festivals to theaters but if…

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Why Bother to Make New Year's Resolutions?

January 2, 2024

Why Bother to Make New Year's Resolutions?

As we welcome 2024, the tradition of making New Year's resolutions becomes a focal point of…

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10 Tips for Smarter Holiday Shopping

December 6, 2023

10 Tips for Smarter Holiday Shopping

The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and giving. As the years go by, one thing…

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How WebRater Gives You Car and Home Insurance Quotes

December 5, 2023

How WebRater Gives You Car and Home Insurance Quotes

At Western Financial Group, we’ve put together some frequently asked questions (FAQs)…

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What is International Men’s Day?

November 20, 2023

What is International Men's Day?

On November 19, we celebrated International Men’s Day (IMD), highlighting men's positi…

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Black Friday in Canada

November 20, 2023

Why We Have Black Friday in Canada

Black Friday, the annual shopping extravaganza, has become an integral part of the Canadian…

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What does an insurance broker do?

November 15, 2023

What does an insurance broker do?

An insurance broker finds the right insurance policy for your needs, whether it’s car,…

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How to Navigate Icy Roads and Snowstorms

November 14, 2023

How to Navigate Icy Roads and Snowstorms

Icy roads and snowstorms can be treacherous, but with the right knowledge and precautions, y…

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The Enduring Legacy of Remembrance Day

November 6, 2023

The Enduring Legacy of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, observed on the 11th of November each year, is more than just a date on the…

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How to Keep the Little Monsters Safe During Halloween

October 25, 2023

Spook-tacular Safety Halloween Tips for Little Goblins

Halloween is a fun and festive holiday for children with lots of treats, but it's also impor…

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Meet Kaitlyn Bridge

October 17, 2023

Meet Kaitlyn Bridge, the Executive Sponsor of the Access-Ability Employees Network and Allies ERG

Kaitlyn Bridge
VP, Talent and Employee Experience
Okotoks, Alberta Q. Disabili…

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Tips for Elderly Seniors to Travel Safely

October 16, 2023

Tips for Elderly Seniors to Travel Safely

Travelling can be an enriching experience at any age, but for seniors aged 80 and above, it…

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Meet Lisa Colangelo

October 5, 2023

Meet Lisa Colangelo, Executive Sponsor of the Access-Ability Employees Network and Allies ERG

Last month, we introduced you to Craig Kozlowski, the Executive Sponsor of the Ukrainian Emp…

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Exploring Thanksgiving in Canada and the U.S.

October 5, 2023

Exploring Thanksgiving in Canada and the U.S.

Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition celebrated with enthusiasm and gratitude in North A…

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