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March 29, 2021

5 safety tips for commercial kitchens you need to know about

A commercial kitchen can be an extraordinarily hazardous place to work and business to run.…

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March 25, 2021

Working from home? Keep ergonomic posture top of mind

As working from home becomes the new normal, many Canadians struggle with turning their home…

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February 19, 2021

How you can get involved in Pink Shirt Day

Western Financial Group team members take part in Pink Shirt Day 2020. Feb. 19, 2021. The la…

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February 11, 2021

What is the National Flag of Canada Day?

The iconic, instantly recognizable Canadian flag has been around for less than 60 years. The…

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February 11, 2021

Family Day in Canada and around the world

Feb. 11, 2021. Canadians in BC, New Brunswick, Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan celebrate F…

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February 3, 2021

How do I maintain and care for my hot water tank?

Bart Robinson is our Director of Market Relations at Western Financial Group. Your hot water…

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January 27, 2021

What is Groundhog Day?

The first Groundhog Day took place on February 2, 1887 at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawn…

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January 4, 2021

Top 5 tips for having a great cross country ski trip

Cross country skiing is a fun and healthy way to get outside in the winter. A few simple tip…

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December 14, 2020

What does an insurance rider cover?

What is an insurance rider? An insurance rider, or endorsement, is additional insurance that…

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December 10, 2020

What is home insurance and what does it cover?

Buying a house will probably be among the biggest investments you will ever make, and it is…

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December 10, 2020

Speak to your insurance broker about sports insurance for fitness professionals

What is sports insurance? Sports insurance for fitness professionals is coverage that every…

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December 2, 2020

What items should be included in an emergency roadside kit?

It is always important to be prepared in case your car breaks down or gets stuck in the snow…

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November 24, 2020

21,612 Alberta distracted tickets in the first 3 months of 2020

The Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA), along with member associations across C…

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November 5, 2020

Safe working from home tips to keep you happy and healthy

Many of you have been working from home because of the Covid-19 pandemic. While working from…

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November 5, 2020

Tips for tuning your vehicle when you have not driven it in a while

A combination of summer and COVID-19 might have meant that you walked or rode your bike more…

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October 28, 2020

Will you be trick-or-treating this Halloween?

We know 2020 has been tough with the ongoing pandemic. Yet, with Halloween Saturday, your ki…

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October 15, 2020

What does off-road vehicle (ORV) insurance cover?

What is off-road vehicle insurance? Off-road vehicle insurance can provide coverage for liab…

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October 15, 2020

Top ergonomic tips for working from home more safely

Ergonomics is arranging and designing things so that they can be used efficiently and safely…

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September 22, 2020

What is critical life insurance?

Standard health insurance does not provide enough coverage if you have a serious health emer…

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July 31, 2020

Where and how do you connect electric cars?

There are two kinds of electric vehicles available and they are becoming more common in Nort…

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June 29, 2020

Keep your car safe this hail season

Warm weather is finally here, and you are probably looking forward to barbeques, road trips…

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April 6, 2020

What does RESP mean?

A Registered Education Savings Plan, or RESP, is a tax-sheltered account that helps parents…

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March 24, 2020

What is no fault insurance?

Many US states and Canadian provinces have adopted no-fault insurance concepts into the trad…

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March 24, 2020

What does off-road vehicle insurance cover?

What is off-road vehicle insurance? After you leave your property, your homeowners’ in…

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March 24, 2020

What is trip cancellation insurance?

A large number of people each year make plans to travel. Sometimes plans do not work out, an…

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March 13, 2020

Message from our President and CEO, Kenny Nicholls, regarding COVID-19

Dear Western Financial Group community of customers During these challenging times I wanted…

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March 12, 2020

Get a hold of a Western insurance broker today

During the current COVID-19 event we are asking our customers to contact us through one of t…

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The official seal for the Top 10 Brokerage list is overlaid over our West Lethbridge branch.

February 27, 2020

Western Financial Group chosen among Canada's top brokers

February 27, 2020. On behalf of our Western Financial Group experts across our 184 brokerage…

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Alberta's Top 75 Employers logo (a shield) is superimposed over Western Financial Group's headquarters.

February 20, 2020

Western Financial Group recognized as top employer

Western Financial Group is grateful to be among Alberta’s Top 75 Employers for 2020. R…

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Man distracted while driving with a coffee in one hand and talking on the phone with the other hand

January 31, 2020

Dangers of distracted driving

January 31, 2020. If another activity is taking your attention away from driving, you are di…

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