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Home Insurance in Waterloo, Ontario


Waterloo will give you a good balance of big city living with a small-town feel. It’s a growing city that has a thriving tech industry and strong educational opportunities.

The city has residential neighborhoods for you and your family. Whether you are in Eastbridge, Beechwood, Westmount, Colonial Acres or rural Waterloo, our Western Financial Group insurance experts will make sure you get the right home insurance at the right value for you.

If you’re in Waterloo, you’ll notice that you can’t miss the Grand River, which runs through the city and is surrounded by trails and parks. You can enjoy Waterloo Park, known as the jewel of the city. It opened in 1893 and it’s the oldest park in the city.

Waterloo Park is known for Silver Lake, an artificial body of water created in 1816 after the damming of the Laurel Creek by Abraham Erb, a Mennonite from Pennsylvania who is often called the founder of Waterloo. Erb wanted to power a grist mill at the south end of the park.

When you move to Waterloo, you’ll often see old order Mennonites. You’ll notice their horses and buggies parked in neighbourhoods such as Laurelwood for shopping. Mennonites are also seen on King Street selling their products like maple syrup and summer sausage. Many businesses like Home Depot in Colonial Acres provide covered parking for the Mennonites’ buggies.


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Did you know that Waterloo was named after the famous Napoleonic battle won by the British in Belgium in 1815? The Blackberry smartphone was also developed in Waterloo by the company originally known as Research in Motion (RIM). The first Blackberry smartphone hit the market in 2002.  

If you’re moving to Waterloo, you’ll want to know that Waterloo, Cambridge, and Kitchener are part of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. Waterloo and Kitchener are often jointly referred to as Kitchener–Waterloo, or KW.

As a parent, you can be assured that the Waterloo Region has excellent post-secondary education for your children.

The University of Waterloo is a world leader in innovation and has an extensive co-op (work) program. The University of Wilfrid Laurier is also known as a top-notch school. Conestoga College is rated by students and employers as one of Ontario's top colleges.

If Waterloo is for you and your family, your home is probably the biggest and most important purchase of your life. You need to protect it.


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Western Financial Group will find you home insurance that’s right for you at the right value for your home in Waterloo.

Want to save more? Talk to us about bundling your home and car insurance together. Contact us to see how you can save.

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