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October 20, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation Supports The Robbie Dean Centre

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation remains an avid supporter of local causes in…

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October 14, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation supports Habitat for Humanity

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation.…

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October 9, 2021

Western acknowledges World Mental Health Day 2021

Created by the World Federation for Mental Health and recognized by the World Health Organiz…

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October 8, 2021

Alberta couple wins $10,000 from Western

As part of the Quote to Win campaign that ran from June to August across Canada, Western Fin…

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October 5, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates 20th Anniversary!

With roots in more than 180 communities nationwide, Western Financial Group Communities Foun…

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September 29, 2021

Western Honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (NDTR) happens on September 30, previous…

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September 23, 2021

Raising awareness on the importance of sign language

International Day of Sign Language, which started in 2018 is celebrated annually on Septembe…

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September 13, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Western Financial Group Communities Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It i…

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September 7, 2021

Affordable employee benefits for plumbing and heating businesses

As an employer with a unique plumbing and heating business, you pride yourself on timely and…

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September 1, 2021

Back to school Renters Insurance tips for parents and students

Going back to university? Insurance is probably the last thing on your mind. You might think…

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August 23, 2021

Electric Bicycle Sales Booming Now There's A New Problem

The use of bicycles, E-bikes, and E-scooters surged in Alberta during the pandemic. Bikes ar…

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August 16, 2021

Intact helps our Foundation boost communities with National Champion sponsorship

With Intact’s support, our Western Financial Group Communities Foundation continues to…

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July 23, 2021

Have you been affected by a wildfire?

Most home and business insurance policies cover fire damage. If residents have to leave thei…

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June 11, 2021

What Factors Impact Home Insurance Costs in Ontario?

There are many different factors that insurers use to determine the cost of home insurance p…

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June 10, 2021

5 Things You Need to Know About Boat Storage in Ontario

Boating is an enjoyable summer activity in Ontario that unfortunately must be put on hold fo…

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June 9, 2021

How Do I Get a Renter's Insurance Quote at Western in Ontario?

Renter’s insurance is important because it protects you and your home from fire, theft…

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June 8, 2021

Top 7 Types of Insurance a Steamfitter Contractor Should Have in Ontario

Working as a steamfitter contractor in Ontario is an occupation with many responsibilities.…

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June 7, 2021

5 Things You Did Not Know About Travel Trailer Insurance in Ontario

You might be wondering what type of insurance you need to purchase for your travel trailer b…

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June 4, 2021

Insurance for oil and gas contractors in Ontario

Oil and gas is a major industry in Canada and employs many oil and gas contractors who work…

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June 3, 2021

Tips for Handling Basement Flooding and Prevention

Basement flooding can happen when you least expect it, which can ruin your basement and belo…

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June 3, 2021

Does my landlord's insurance cover my contents?

Your landlord most likely has homeowners or rented dwelling insurance. Contents insurance is…

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June 2, 2021

What insurance should an installer have in Ontario?

Cable and satellite installers in Ontario need to have insurance to cover them for the risks…

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June 1, 2021

What insurance should a commercial cleaner have in Ontario?

Cleaning may not seem like a particularly dangerous business, but it does have its risks. Wh…

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May 29, 2021

Why should you learn about your building in Ontario before purchasing condo insurance?

Buying a condo is a big decision and before you purchase it and protect it with condo insura…

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May 27, 2021

Top 3 types of insurance a drywall contractor should have in Ontario

In Ontario, drywall contractors must have liability insurance to operate. Many customers and…

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May 26, 2021

Insurance for mobile mechanics in Ontario

As a mobile mechanic in Ontario, you offer a specialized and convenient service to your cust…

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May 25, 2021

Reasons why Ontario condo owners should know their condo corporation's insurance policy

As a condo owner, you will be dealing with two insurance policies – your condo insuran…

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May 25, 2021

What insurance should a pipe fitting contractor have in Ontario?

Pipe fitters install pipes used in cooling, heating, steam, lubricating and hot water system…

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May 24, 2021

5 Types of insurance a plumbing contractor should have in Ontario

Any contractor who provides plumbing services in Ontario needs to have plumber’s insur…

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May 20, 2021

Government of Alberta makes important changes to Disaster Recovery Program

Our team at Western Financial Group, Canada’s Insurance Broker, would like to inform o…

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May 19, 2021

What insurance should a welding contractor have in Ontario?

Welding can be a dangerous job and welding contractors are held to high standards of quality…

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May 18, 2021

Twenty years of philanthropy - Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates milestone anniversary

Laurette LaPlante is the director of the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation. Thi…

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May 18, 2021

Insurance for electrical contractors in Ontario

Electrical contractors in Ontario need to have the right insurance to manage the risks of op…

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May 14, 2021

Can I insure my wedding ring under my renter's insurance?

May 14, 2021. Your renter’s insurance covers your possessions, including your wedding…

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May 13, 2021

Tell your insurance broker in Ontario about the improvements made to your condo

It is important to inform your Western Financial Group insurance broker of any improvements…

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May 12, 2021

Who pays for water damage to my condo in Ontario?

When water damage occurs in a condo complex, whose responsibility it is to pay for repairs i…

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May 11, 2021

What is oilfield insurance and what does it cover?

The oil and gas industry is complex and requires specific coverage to ensure compliance and…

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May 10, 2021

Do I Need RV Insurance in Ontario?

A trip in your RV is a great way to enjoy the summer and there are many kinds to choose from…

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May 6, 2021

Why you need boat insurance in Ontario

There are many reasons to insure your boat. At Western Financial Group, Canada’s Insur…

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May 6, 2021

Western's Aaron Fleming and family make a difference for HALO Air Ambulance

Aaron Fleming is an Account Executive on our Western Financial Group team in Medicine Hat. M…

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May 4, 2021

5 reasons why landlords should require renter's insurance

As a landlord, you put yourself at risk from your renter’s actions and could be held l…

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April 26, 2021

Unsure what to do for condo insurance? You need a Western broker

Moving into a new condo is an exciting milestone. Deciding on a condo insurance policy doesn…

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April 16, 2021

SGI CANADA helps our Foundation boost communities with National Champion sponsorship

Thank you to SGI CANADA for their new National Champion Sponsorship donation, which will pro…

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April 7, 2021

As a farmer, yes, you really do need hail insurance

Branden Smart is a licensed account executive with Western Financial Group. A farmer with ov…

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April 1, 2021

Western's Jeff Zanolli on respecting, supporting and including people with Autism

Jeff Zanolli is our Vice President, Personal Line Sales (AB/SK Financial Services) at Wester…

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April 1, 2021

Teamwork and culture is important to the Future of Work

Lisa Osachoff is our Chief People & Culture Officer at Western Financial Group. Througho…

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March 18, 2021

Our expert Mike Madison discusses group health benefits for Ontario business owners

Mike Madison is our Director of Employee Benefits Sales with Western Financial Group Busines…

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March 15, 2021

ICBC moving to Enhanced Care May 1 - Our expert Jennifer Reeve Manager BC Car/Truck discusses impacts

Jennifer Reeve is our Manager of BC Auto Sales at Western Financial Group. Putting customer…

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March 10, 2021

Our President highlights the importance of our eastern Canada partnership

We’re excited to share that Kenny Nicholls, CEO and President of Western Financial Gro…

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March 9, 2021

Why did my car insurance premium go up when I moved to the city?

If you have recently moved from a rural area to a more urban one, you may have noticed that…

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