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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…


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.…


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…


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…


October 5, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates 20th Anniversary!

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


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…


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…


September 13, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


June 3, 2021

Does my landlord's insurance cover my contents?

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


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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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