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Western News Archive

May 9, 2022

Protect your excavation business with the right insurance

Excavation is central to construction, whether you are working on a housing project in Milto… Read More

May 2, 2022

Get the Liquor Store Insurance That's Right for You

Searching online for the right liquor store insurance coverage? You have come to the right p… Read More

April 29, 2022

Is your cottage insurance up to date?

How you use your cottage affects the insurance you need. If the use of your cottage has chan… Read More

April 27, 2022

Wedding insurance will give you peace of mind

You’re ready to start planning your wedding and you don’t want to leave anything… Read More

April 26, 2022

How to be flood smart

Floods have affected thousands of Canadians and caused many millions of dollars in damages.… Read More

April 25, 2022

Concrete and Cement Contractor Insurance

Concrete is the foundation of your business. You need to protect it with contractor insuranc… Read More

April 19, 2022

Western team members talk about what diversity means to them

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, a time to celebrate and acknowledge our differences, inc… Read More

April 18, 2022

Insurance that protects your greenhouse and garden centre

You’re a grower and you’re in the business of growing. Get Insurance Quote for y… Read More

April 11, 2022

Home Builders Insurance - Course of Construction protects you on major projects

Get Insurance Quote for your Business Searching online for the right home builder’s… Read More

April 8, 2022

How fertilizers are key ingredients in food production

Crops, just like humans, need nutrients to be healthy. Fertilizers give crops the nutrients… Read More

April 7, 2022

Insurance for your lawn and landscaping business

You’ve got a green thumb and you’ve decided to start your own lawn care and land… Read More

April 6, 2022

Two Great Benefits of Whole Life Insurance

Canadians are seeing the value in life insurance and according to Digital Journal, The Perma… Read More

April 4, 2022

Safeguarding private schools with customized insurance

We are experts in insuring private schools and their related risks. We provide tailored and… Read More

March 31, 2022

What you need to know when you insure your boat

British Columbia is a boater’s paradise. Wherever you are in B.C. waters, you need boa… Read More

March 30, 2022

Chief Business Development Officer Grant Ostir discusses Western's business insurance expertise

I've been with Western now for approximately 27 years and have had the privilege of dealing… Read More

March 30, 2022

Anita Sadasook-Stewart, Sales and Marketing Manager speaks about this year's International Women's Day

Hello, my name is Avelia Stewart, Diversity and Inclusion Lead with Western Financial Group.… Read More

March 30, 2022

Why Term Life Insurance is the Most Popular Life Insurance Product

Term life insurance is the most popular life insurance product. A major reason why most get… Read More

March 29, 2022

How your boat insurance is determined

Ontario’s waterways are yours to discover. You want to be out on the water as much as… Read More

March 28, 2022

Get grocery or convenience store coverage that protects you

Looking for the right business insurance for your grocery or convenience store? Western Fina… Read More

March 24, 2022

Protect your cleaning business with the insurance you need

Do you have a cleaning business and need insurance? Whether you are cleaning commercial or r… Read More

March 16, 2022

How Does Life Insurance Protect your Income?

Life insurance provides financial security for your family by leaving them a non-taxable pay… Read More

March 14, 2022

How to Find the Right Insurance for Pet Supplies, Boarding and Grooming

Looking for insurance for your pet and pet supplies and servicesstore? We have the right cov… Read More

March 2, 2022

Pleased to announce Western's newest acquisition

Western Financial Group is pleased to announce its acquisition of Central Agencies, an insur… Read More

March 1, 2022

Do I Need Insurance For My Home-Based Business?

Western Financial Groups’ Canadian Business Resource Centre provides advice to busines… Read More

February 24, 2022

The 5 Best Home Insurance Endorsements to Add to Your Policy

Because all home insurance policies have exclusions and coverage limits, you may want to con… Read More

February 22, 2022

6 Ways to Stop Bullying and Why You Should Wear Pink on February 23

Pink Shirt Day takes place on the last Wednesday in February and will be celebrated on Febru… Read More

February 18, 2022

What Questions Should I Ask My Employer About Group Benefits?

When you are considering a job offer, keep in mind that employee benefits are an important p… Read More

February 14, 2022

What is the Best Coverage for Employee Benefits Plans?

Like other employers who realize the health and happiness of their employees is key to the s… Read More

February 11, 2022

Manitoba Public Insurance: A Canadian Success Story

British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan have public auto insurance through government-o… Read More

February 8, 2022

How Do I Get Group Benefits as an Employer?

Employers recognize that employees see value in group benefits and many employers provide gr… Read More

February 3, 2022

Can You Customize a Group Benefits Plan?

A group benefits plan provides flexible, customized options to your employees and is a great… Read More

February 3, 2022

The History of Manitoba Public Insurance

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) has provided compulsory auto insurance since 1971. It is a n… Read More

February 1, 2022

Black History Month in Canada - 10 Things You Did Not Know

February is Black History Month in Canada and honours the legacy of Black Canadians, who hav… Read More

February 1, 2022

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Group Benefits Plan

Group benefits are an important part of compensating employees and they can be the deciding… Read More

January 4, 2022

Western Financial Group acquires Ontario Insurance Brokerage Wiesner Insurance Inc.

Western Financial Group is pleased to announce its acquisition of Wiesner Insurance Inc., a… Read More

December 10, 2021

Western's focus on people, growth, and social responsibility propels the industry and organization forward

The insurance industry is evolving rapidly, and Western Financial Group President and CEO, K… Read More

December 3, 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20 is International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The first one took place in 199… Read More

November 25, 2021

Rely on local authorities after a flood

You can experience a water event at any time of the year, which is usually caused by heavy r… Read More

November 25, 2021

How has the Pandemic Refocused Employee Benefits Strategies?

The pandemic has led to a better understanding of employee workplace benefit needs. An incre… Read More

November 17, 2021

Alberta adopts Direct Compensation for Property Damage, what does this mean?

A Message from the Insurance Bureau of Canada On January 1, 2022, Alberta will adopt a Direc… Read More

November 17, 2021

Just How Important are Employee Benefits

Why Employee Benefits Matter It might seem difficult to justify the expense of employee bene… Read More

November 15, 2021

Western Financial Group Awarded Canada's Top 100 Employer

Western Financial Group is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This… Read More

November 12, 2021

Tips for Safe Snowmobiling

Did you know that the first snowmobile was invented in 1935 by a mechanic from Valcourt, Que… Read More

November 9, 2021

What Are the Different Types of Employee Benefit Plans?

Choosing the Right Type of Employee Benefits Plan Employee benefits encompass a vast range o… Read More

November 9, 2021

Western Commemorates Remembrance Day and Alberta's Sacrifices

Taking place every November 11th, Remembrance Day commemorates more than 61,000 Canadians wh… Read More

November 5, 2021

What is the Impact of Solar Flares?

At 11:35 a.m. EDT, on October 28, 2021, an X1 solar flare launched a coronal mass ejection i… Read More

November 5, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation supports Weyburn School Breakfast Program

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

November 2, 2021

How to Protect Yourself from Ransomware?

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in ransomware attacks… Read More

November 1, 2021

Wyatt Dowling Insurance Brokers celebrates its 50th anniversary and looks to the future with Western Financial Group

Customers have trusted Wyatt Dowling, a division of Western Financial Group, for their insur… Read More

October 29, 2021

Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates 20 years by giving to Leduc Foodbank

As the Western Financial Group Communities Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary, the n… Read More