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Western News Archive

December 17, 2020

Giving back in 2020: Western Financial Group fulfills promise to the community

HIGH RIVER, AB, Dec. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Woven into the fabric of Western Financial Group is a… Read More

December 14, 2020

What does an insurance rider cover?

What is an insurance rider? An insurance rider, or endorsement, is additional insurance that… Read More

December 10, 2020

What is home insurance and what does it cover?

Buying a house will probably be among the biggest investments you will ever make, and it is… Read More

December 10, 2020

Speak to your insurance broker about sports insurance for fitness professionals

What is sports insurance? Sports insurance for fitness professionals is coverage that every… Read More

December 4, 2020

Safe, efficient service from Western's Manitoba team

Michael Chapnick, director of personal lines for Manitoba, has been in the insurance arena s… Read More

December 2, 2020

What items should be included in an emergency roadside kit?

It is always important to be prepared in case your car breaks down or gets stuck in the snow… Read More

November 24, 2020

21,612 Alberta distracted tickets in the first 3 months of 2020

The Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA), along with member associations across C… Read More

November 19, 2020

An insurance broker's place in the current climate and beyond

HIGH RIVER, AB, Nov. 16, 2020. It's safe to say 2020 has been a trying year for all business… Read More

November 12, 2020

Wyatt Dowling and Western Financial Group named essential services

The province of Manitoba has, as of November 12, 2020, moved to the Critical level (red) on… Read More

November 10, 2020

Immortal words on Remembrance Day 2020

On Nov. 11, 2020, Western Financial Group and our divisions will join Canadians across this… Read More

November 5, 2020

Safe working from home tips to keep you happy and healthy

Many of you have been working from home because of the Covid-19 pandemic. While working from… Read More

November 5, 2020

Tips for tuning your vehicle when you have not driven it in a while

A combination of summer and COVID-19 might have meant that you walked or rode your bike more… Read More

October 28, 2020

Will you be trick-or-treating this Halloween?

We know 2020 has been tough with the ongoing pandemic. Yet, with Halloween Saturday, your ki… Read More

October 28, 2020

Is your business insurance working for you?

With over a decade in the business insurance industry, Matt Friesen, manager of commercial s… Read More

October 15, 2020

Top ergonomic tips for working from home more safely

Ergonomics is arranging and designing things so that they can be used efficiently and safely… Read More

September 30, 2020

Winnipeg branch locations require mandatory masks

Amidst a rise in COVID-19 cases in Winnipeg, masks are now mandatory for indoor public areas… Read More

September 29, 2020

How does credit score help my insurance rates?

Let your licensed insurance experts at Western Financial Group — Canada’s Insura… Read More

September 28, 2020

Western Financial Group launches latest campaign: "Quote to Give Back"

HIGH RIVER, AB, Sept. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Western Financial Group (Western) is no stranger to g… Read More

September 23, 2020

Dream teaching job achieved by bursary recipient

A Western Financial Group Communities Foundation bursary has helped Elkford’s Taylor W… Read More

September 22, 2020

What is critical life insurance?

Standard health insurance does not provide enough coverage if you have a serious health emer… Read More

September 21, 2020

How to close down your cabin for winter

While you may not want the summer to end, being prepared for it will help you enjoy a worry-… Read More

September 9, 2020

What is solar energy?

Sept. 9. 2020. Solar energy is a clean and abundant source of renewable energy. The Earth re… Read More

August 26, 2020

What is Life Insurance?

Life insurance helps your loved ones financially when you die. A life insurance policy from… Read More

August 24, 2020

Western Financial Group experts manage rates as premiums rise

Aug. 24, 2020. Experts at Western Financial Group — Canada’s Insurance Broker &m… Read More

August 10, 2020

Western's ADVANTAGE delivering value

There are numerous benefits to using an insurance broker at Western Financial Group —… Read More

August 4, 2020

Cash prize handy for early bird contest winner

Congratulations to Gail Howlett from Stony Plain, Alberta on your new home policy and for be… Read More

July 31, 2020

Where and how do you connect electric cars?

There are two kinds of electric vehicles available and they are becoming more common in Nort… Read More

June 29, 2020

Keep your car safe this hail season

Warm weather is finally here, and you are probably looking forward to barbeques, road trips… Read More

June 8, 2020

Limited registry services available during government update

Dear Western Financial Group customers: Effective June 19 to June 22, our Western Financial… Read More

May 27, 2020

National Walk to Support the Cause brings Western family together

The National Walk to Support the Cause has been held on May 27 as a fundraiser for our chari… Read More

May 25, 2020

Western Financial Group opens branches to customer traffic

We are reopening our Western Financial Group branches to walk-in traffic. The priority as we… Read More

May 11, 2020

Western Financial Group offers Mortgage Life insurance security

As a new homeowner, we know the time and energy you’ve put into finding the right hous… Read More

May 6, 2020

Western Communities Foundation launches the Community Food & Nutrition Emergency Fund Program

WESTERN FINANCIAL GROUP - High River, April 15, 2020 - As we all continue in the face of col… Read More

May 6, 2020

Drive-Thru offers social distancing care for Fort St. John clients

A leader in customer service, our Western Financial Group team — Canada’s Insura… Read More

May 5, 2020

What is home insurance and what does it cover?

Buying a house will probably be one of the biggest investments you will ever make, and it is… Read More

April 30, 2020

Government Auto - Western Customers in Manitoba

To our valued customers, As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, keeping you and ou… Read More

April 30, 2020

Government Auto - Western Customers in Saskatchewan

To our valued customers, As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, keeping you and ou… Read More

April 29, 2020

Western Financial Group serves business insurance customers right

As our team at Western Financial Group works alongside our communities to find solutions und… Read More

April 6, 2020

What does RESP mean?

A Registered Education Savings Plan, or RESP, is a tax-sheltered account that helps parents… Read More

March 26, 2020

Navigating COVID-19 Claims

Is there Coverage for my business closed because of COVID-19? Many of our clients have inqui… Read More

March 24, 2020

What is no fault insurance?

Many US states and Canadian provinces have adopted no-fault insurance concepts into the trad… Read More

March 24, 2020

What does off-road vehicle insurance cover?

What is off-road vehicle insurance? After you leave your property, your homeowners’ in… Read More

March 24, 2020

What is trip cancellation insurance?

A large number of people each year make plans to travel. Sometimes plans do not work out, an… Read More

March 18, 2020

Update to our community and partners regarding COVID-19

The COVID-19 situation is evolving quickly, and we’re working to respond in real time… Read More

March 17, 2020

The right renter's/tenant's insurance from our Western Financial Group Insurance brokers in Ontario

March. 17, 2020. If you’re looking for the right renter’s/tenant's insurance for… Read More

March 16, 2020

Floyd Barron trusts Western Financial Group

Well-known in Bassano, Alberta, Floyd Barron’s insurance expectations have been exceed… Read More

March 13, 2020

Message from our President and CEO, Kenny Nicholls, regarding COVID-19

Dear Western Financial Group community of customers During these challenging times I wanted… Read More

March 12, 2020

Get a hold of a Western insurance broker today

During the current COVID-19 event we are asking our customers to contact us through one of t… Read More

March 10, 2020

Western Financial Group keeps kids safe with Petawawa Bike Rodeo

An event near and dear to our Petawawa Western Financial Group brokers, we are dedicated to… Read More

March 5, 2020

Western supports Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation Gala

There are not enough words to describe our gratitude for the health care residents receive a… Read More