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5 Myths About Boat Insurance You Should Know

July 16, 2024

5 Myths About Boat Insurance You Should Know

Once you get boat insurance, everything’s covered, right? No, not exactly. Marine ins…

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How Builder’s Risk Insurance Can Benefit Your Business

July 15, 2024

How Builder's Risk Insurance Can Benefit Your Business

Builder’s insurance risk, also called course of construction insurance, is a type of p…

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How to Reduce Home Break-Ins with Technology

July 10, 2024

How to Reduce Home Break-Ins with Technology

On average, there are approximately 200,000 break-ins reported each year in Canada. The aver…

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What Insurance Do Drywallers Need

July 8, 2024

What Insurance Do Drywallers Need?

As a drywaller, you measure, cut, and install drywall panels for interior walls and ceilings…

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How to file a boat insurance claim

July 4, 2024

How to file a boat insurance claim

A boating incident or accident can happen anytime. For your peace of mind, you should get bo…

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What is a Salvage Vehicle

July 2, 2024

What is a Salvage Vehicle?

Imagine your car has been involved in a significant accident or a natural disaster like a fl…

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What Insurance Do Equipment Rental Businesses Need?

June 27, 2024

What Insurance Do Equipment Rental Businesses Need?

If you own an equipment rental business, there can be loss or damage to the items you rent.…

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How to Control Your Boat’s Wake and Wash

June 26, 2024

How to Control Your Boat's Wake and Wash

The faster your boat goes, the bigger its wake and wash. When you control your boat’s…

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Am I Covered After a Tornado Hits My House

June 25, 2024

Am I Covered After a Tornado Hits My House?

When a tornado touches down, it can result in devastating damage. For homeowners, the afterm…

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June 24, 2024

Scaling Heights: Championing Sustainability, Conquering Kilimanjaro | Meet Brenda Anderson

Our People are doing great things to support each other, our communities, our environment,…

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Does Grocery Store Insurance Protect Against Food Contamination

June 18, 2024

Does Grocery Store Insurance Protect Against Food Contamination?

Grocery stores face the constant risk of food contamination. A customized grocery store insu…

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Do I Need a Float Plan for My Boating Vacation?

June 17, 2024

Do I Need a Float Plan for My Boating Vacation?

There are always risks when you take a boating vacation. Do friends and family know where yo…

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Moving to Another Province? Here's How Your Car Insurance Covers You

June 10, 2024

Moving to Another Province? Here's How Your Car Insurance Covers You

Moving to a new province can be an exciting adventure, full of new opportunities and experie…

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Summer Water Safety: Must-Have Pool Insurance and Safety Measures

June 5, 2024

Summer Water Safety: Must-Have Pool Insurance and Safety Measures

As summer approaches, many families look forward to spending time by the pool. Whether you o…

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Western Financial Group Works to Make Insurance More Approachable, Launches Giveaway Campaign

June 4, 2024

Western Financial Group Works to Make Insurance More Approachable, Launches Giveaway Campaign

Western Financial partners with Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Canada to offer amazing pr…

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Why Small Business Owners Need Life Insurance

June 4, 2024

Why Small Business Owners Need Life Insurance

Why Small Business Owners Need Life Insurance As a small business owner, you’re busy r…

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Does Insurance Cover a Car Accident while Towing a Boat

June 3, 2024

Does Insurance Cover a Car Accident while Towing a Boat?

Picture this: You're cruising down the highway, your boat hitched securely to your car's tra…

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Our President & CEO Kenny Nicholls outlines Western’s acquisition strategy

May 30, 2024

Our President & CEO Kenny Nicholls outlines Western's acquisition strategy

Our President & CEO, Kenny Nicholls, was recently featured in Canadian Underwriter Magaz…

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What Insurance Do I Need for Welding?

May 29, 2024

What Insurance Do I Need for Welding?

Welders need different types of insurance to protect themselves, their business, and their c…

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Protecting Your Airbnb Cottage Rental with Insurance

May 28, 2024

Protecting Your Airbnb Cottage Rental with Insurance

Renting out your cottage on Airbnb requires specific insurance coverage to protect your prop…

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Safeguard Your Ride: The Case for Anti-Theft Devices

May 27, 2024

Safeguard Your Ride: The Case for Anti-Theft Devices

Car theft is a real threat in Canada and Ontario and Quebec have been particularly hard hit.…

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Do You Need Travel Insurance to Vacation in Europe?

May 23, 2024

Do You Need Travel Insurance to Vacation in Europe?

If you’re planning a family vacation to Europe for this summer, remember to pack your…

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Why Your Car Still Needs a Spring Tune-up

May 22, 2024

Why Your Car Still Needs a Spring Tune-up

Your car has just come through winter. If you’ve been putting off a spring tune-up, it…

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From Dock to Deck: How to Understand Boat Coverage in Your Cottage Insurance

May 21, 2024

From Dock to Deck: How to Understand Boat Coverage in Your Cottage Insurance

If you're a boat owner, you need to understand how your cottage insurance interacts with you…

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How to Insure Corporate Outings like NHL Playoff Games

May 15, 2024

How to Insure Corporate Outings like NHL Playoff Games

When corporate employees attend NHL playoff games, there's a lot to consider beyond the exci…

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What Does Boat Insurance Typically Cover

May 8, 2024

What Does Boat Insurance Typically Cover?

When you get boat insurance, it covers your boat, your belongings, and your legal responsibi…

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What Insurance Do Delivery Drivers Need

May 7, 2024

What Insurance Do Delivery Drivers Need?

Delivery drivers typically need commercial auto insurance to protect them while they're on t…

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Does Home Insurance Cover Decks, Pools, and Patios

May 6, 2024

Does Home Insurance Cover Decks, Pools, and Patios?

Most of us can assume the basics are covered in our home insurance. When it comes to “…

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8 Ways Boat Insurance Protects You

May 2, 2024

8 Ways Boat Insurance Protects You

Boat insurance protects you and your passengers and your boat. The more you know about boat…

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What Do You Know About Car Insurance Scams?

May 2, 2024

What Do You Know About Car Insurance Scams?

Car insurance scams try to game the system with staged accidents, fake claims, and fake or e…

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What is a Joint Tenancy Agreement?

May 2, 2024

What is a Joint Tenancy Agreement?

In a joint tenancy agreement, who owns your house? Joint tenancy is a form of property owner…

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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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What Insurance Do Food Trucks Need

April 25, 2024

What Insurance Do Food Trucks Need?

If you sell food or drink from a truck on the street, you need food truck insurance. Insuran…

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Does Boat Insurance Cover Storms and Lightning

April 25, 2024

Does Boat Insurance Cover Storms and Lightning?

During boating season, storms and heavy winds can shake up your boat, whether it’s tie…

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Navigating the Hustle: How to Drive Safely in Busy Toronto Traffic

April 25, 2024

Navigating the Hustle: How to Drive Safely in Busy Toronto Traffic

In the hustle and bustle of the Greater Toronto Area, driving can sometimes feel like a high…

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Why Businesses Need Sewer Backup and Overland Flood Insurance

April 23, 2024

Why Businesses Need Sewer Backup and Overland Flood Insurance

Extreme weather events can wreak havoc on businesses, damaging property and disrupting opera…

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Essential Insurance Coverage for Ontario Motorcyclists

April 22, 2024

Essential Insurance Coverage for Ontario Motorcyclists

Having the right insurance coverage is a must for motorcyclists in Ontario. Just like car…

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Motorcycle Insurance

April 22, 2024

5 Things You Don't Know About Motorcycle Insurance

Insurance for motorcycles is similar to car insurance but tailored to the specific needs of…

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Wildfires: How to Prepare Your Home

April 18, 2024

Wildfires: How to Prepare Your Home

Have you prepared your home for a wildfire? Being prepared for a wildfire as a homeowner can…

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Does Insurance Cover My Boat that Sank

April 17, 2024

Does Insurance Cover My Boat that Sank?

My boat sank. Now what? Does insurance cover my boat that sank? Wreck removal insurance cove…

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What Insurance Do EV Part Sellers Need?

April 16, 2024

What Insurance Do EV Part Sellers Need?

As the automotive industry expands with electric vehicles (EVs), the demand for electronic v…

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5 Things You Didn't Know About RV Insurance

April 15, 2024

5 Things You Didn't Know About RV Insurance

Whether you're a seasoned RV traveller or a newbie to the recreational vehicle lifestyle, on…

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How to Protect Your Home from a Spring Flood

April 11, 2024

How to Protect Your Home from a Spring Flood

Spring can bring unpredictable weather, including the potential for flooding. With melting s…

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What Insurance Do I Need for My Home Cleaning Business

April 10, 2024

What Insurance Do I Need for My Home Cleaning Business?

Starting a home cleaning business? Congratulations! Now you need to think about insurance.…

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How to Compare Agreed Value vs Actual Cash Value Boat Insurance

April 9, 2024

How to Compare Agreed Value vs Actual Cash Value Boat Insurance

When you are buying boat insurance, you’ll need to understand the difference between a…

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Insurance Tips for New Drivers and How to Save

April 9, 2024

Insurance Tips for New Drivers and How to Save

As a new driver, you need to understand essentials of car insurance and how you can make you…

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Do Students Need Travel Insurance?

April 4, 2024

Do Students Need Travel Insurance?

Is your child away at school going on a trip for break week or travelling for the summer? Is…

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Does Boat Insurance Cover Rodent Damage

April 3, 2024

Does Boat Insurance Cover Rodent Damage?

You notice that some of your boat’s wiring and seat cushions have been chewed and ther…

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