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Western News Archive

December 9, 2019

Extended Travel Insurance

December 9, 2019. Many Canadians choose to migrate to warmer climates for the winter months.… Read More

December 4, 2019

Top 5 tips for insuring a car

December 4, 2019. Once you own a car, it’s time to get it registered and insured. How… Read More

December 2, 2019

How long do accidents stay on your driving record?

December 2, 2019. Do accidents affect your driving record? In addition to being potentially… Read More

November 27, 2019

Top 5 tips for buying a new car

November 27, 2019. Buying a new car can be a big investment for many of us. New car shoppin… Read More

November 25, 2019

Tenant versus landlord: What is excluded from Tenant Insurance?

November 25, 2019. Both landlord and tenant should ideally be insured, as these two policy t… Read More

November 20, 2019

Differences in test driving new and used cars

November 20, 2019. Buying a car is exciting but also a big commitment. Going on a test drive… Read More

November 18, 2019

Why texting and driving is dangerous and how to avoid It.

November 18, 2019. We all know that texting and driving is a risky and dangerous behavior. H… Read More

November 13, 2019

What kind of insurance do you need if you use your car for your business?

November 13, 2019. If you use your car for anything other than personal use, chances are tha… Read More

November 11, 2019

What is mortgage life insurance?

November 11, 2019. Buying a house is likely one of the largest investments you will ever mak… Read More

November 6, 2019

What are Guaranteed Investment Certificates?

November 6, 2019. Guaranteed investment certificates (GICs) are one of the safest kinds of i… Read More

November 4, 2019

How old do you need to be to test drive a car and what do you need to bring?

November 4, 2019. Buying a car is a big decision and it’s important to find one that i… Read More

October 30, 2019

Keep safe this Halloween with Western's top tips

Oct. 30. Drivers, parents and kids can have an enjoyable and safe Halloween by following the… Read More

October 30, 2019

Protecting your family: Why you need life insurance

October 30, 2019. Life insurance policies are formulated to take care of your dependent fami… Read More

October 23, 2019

What is a Registered Retirement Savings Plan?

October 23, 2019. A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is a tax-sheltered savings acc… Read More

October 21, 2019

What Life Insurance Policy do You Need Right Now?

October 21, 2019. If you are financially responsible and want to do the best thing for yours… Read More

October 16, 2019

How AI is changing customer service

Retaining happy customers rather than constantly looking for new ones makes sense for any bu… Read More

August 27, 2019

What you need to know about speed limits in school zones for back to school

It’s back to school and a great time to refresh your memory about the speed limits in… Read More

August 27, 2019

Ever heard 'don't wear white after labour day'?

August 27, 2019. Wearing white is a great idea for keeping cool in the summer, so why not ke… Read More

August 19, 2019

Do not leave your dog in a hot car

Pet parents know not to leave their dog in the car, especially in the summer. It is one of t… Read More

August 19, 2019

What is replacement car insurance?

August 19, 2019. If you are buying a new vehicle, you may want to consider replacement insur… Read More

August 15, 2019

Who needs sports insurance?

Sports insurance, which is also called event insurance, provides coverage for damages, accid… Read More

August 14, 2019

Benefits of a Registered Education Savings Plan

August 14, 2019. A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a tax-deferred savings accoun… Read More

August 12, 2019

The 2019 Perseid Meteor Shower and where to see it in Canada

What is the Perseid Meteor Shower? Comet Swift-Tuttle, discovered by Horace Parnell Tuttle a… Read More

August 12, 2019

How to prevent or lessen the impact of a rollover car accident

August 12, 2019. A rollover is one of the most frightening car accidents you can be involved… Read More

August 8, 2019

The sunniest and least sunny places in Canada

Sunniest Canadian Cities Canada has beautiful summers that Canadians look forward to after a… Read More

August 7, 2019

The Different Types of Life Insurance

August 7, 2019. If you have people who depend on your income or you want to leave your relat… Read More

July 31, 2019

Manufacturing insurance - determining what is best for your industry

July 31, 2019. If you are in the manufacturing business, you will need insurance to reduce t… Read More

July 29, 2019

How to avoid 10 common motorcycle accidents

July 29, 2019. According to The Globe and Mail, motorcycles are 15 times more likely to be i… Read More

July 24, 2019

Farm insurance has evolved

July 24, 2019. Farmers in Alberta face many risks that are outside of their control and can… Read More

July 22, 2019

How your vehicle's safety features help make you a safer driver

July 22, 2019. The technology in your vehicle has come a long way and there are more feature… Read More

July 17, 2019

Do I really need tenants insurance?

July 17, 2019. If you don't own the property in which you live, you may think that your poss… Read More

July 15, 2019

Driving tired: The equivalent of dangerous and reckless driving

July 15, 2019. Did you know that recent stats produced by Transport Canada about fatigued dr… Read More

July 3, 2019

Home upgrades that increase insurance

July 3, 2019. Renovating your home is exciting and can raise your property value. However, s… Read More

June 24, 2019

The consequences of DUIs in Alberta

June 24, 2019. In addition to the federal Criminal Code of Canada impaired driving penalties… Read More

June 19, 2019

What is commercial realty insurance?

June 19, 2019. If you own a commercial real estate-based business in Alberta, you need the p… Read More

June 17, 2019

Tips for preventing driver fatigue

June 17, 2019. There are several things you can do before trips or your daily commute that w… Read More

June 10, 2019

Water Damage Insurance Claim Tips

June 10, 2019. Any kind of damage to your home is disruptive and stressful and many homeowne… Read More

June 5, 2019

Fleet insurance

June 5, 2019. As a business owner, you are probably aware that you require commercial insura… Read More

June 3, 2019

How to prepare for a hailstorm

June 3, 2019. Summer is a beautiful time of year in Alberta and you might be looking forward… Read More

May 31, 2019

If your house was flooded or damaged by water, would it really be covered by your home insurance policy?

May 31, 2019. If you are like many homeowners, you may believe that any major problem to do… Read More

May 29, 2019

Tips for getting your car ready for spring

May 29, 2019 Switch your winter tires for summer tires Exchange your winter tires for summer… Read More

May 22, 2019

Home Improvements That Can Reduce Your Home Insurance Premium

May 22, 2019. There are many things you can do to your home to reduce your premiums. These r… Read More

May 20, 2019

What should you do if your car breaks down?

May 20, 2019 Pull over safely. Make sure to signal and pull over onto the shoulder as quick… Read More

May 15, 2019

The importance of boat insurance

May 15, 2019. Summer is almost here and soon you will be able to enjoy Alberta’s beaut… Read More

May 13, 2019

The Most Common Reasons for a Car Break Down

May 13, 2019. Almost everyone experiences their car breaking down eventually, but do you kno… Read More

May 8, 2019

Hail and high wind storms - what does insurance cover?

May 8, 2019. Because of its unique geography and weather patterns, Alberta has more hail sto… Read More

May 4, 2019

Are there limits on home insurance coverage for jewelry?

May 4, 2019. Many homeowners assume that if an item goes missing from their home it will be… Read More

May 1, 2019

Should you subscribe to a roadside assistance service?

May 1, 2019. Roadside assistance is a useful service to have access to when your car breaks… Read More

April 29, 2019

What kind of insurance does your credit card provide?

April 29, 2019. Although you may have chosen your credit card because of the rewards and sig… Read More

April 27, 2019

What kind of insurance do you need if you have a home-based business?

April 27, 2019 Is home insurance enough if you have a home-based business? Many Canadians en… Read More