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Western News Archive

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

What is 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

April 24, 2019

Tips for getting your motorcycle ready for spring

April 24, 2019. Doing a few simple things will help you prepare for a safe and fun riding se… Read More

April 22, 2019

12 things you need to do if your house has been broken Into

April 22, 2019. A break-in is stressful and overwhelming, but what you do when you discover… Read More

April 20, 2019

Home Insurance Policy Exclusions

April 20, 2019. If you have a mortgage or want to make sure your house is protected from une… Read More

April 17, 2019

Does your car insurance go up if you get a ticket?

April 17, 2019. Getting a traffic ticket is bad enough, and if you’re like many Alber… Read More

April 15, 2019

How should you insure your new laptop?

April 15, 2019. A laptop or desktop computer is probably one of your most important devices… Read More

April 12, 2019

Does Making A Claim on Your Home Insurance Affect Your Premiums?

April 12, 2019. Home insurance is based on different factors than auto insurance and it is h… Read More

April 10, 2019

What does travel insurance cover when you get sick on a trip?

April 10, 2019. Travel insurance covers a wide range of scenarios in which your trip takes a… Read More

April 8, 2019

New safety features to look for when buying a new vehicle

April 8, 2019. New cars come equipped with features that were unheard of even a few years ag… Read More

April 6, 2019

Frequent Travel Insurance

April 6, 2019. 69% of Canadians travel within Canada at least once a year and only 22% get t… Read More

April 4, 2019

When should you update your home insurance policy?

April 4, 2019. If you’re like many homeowners, you probably did a bit of research when… Read More

April 2, 2019

Does insurance cover a stolen car if the keys were in It?

April 2, 2019 What happens when your car is stolen and the keys were left in it? It is a com… Read More

March 24, 2019

How travel insurance provides security for your family when you travel

March 24, 2019. Travel insurance provides security for your family when you go on vacation a… Read More

March 21, 2019

Energy efficiency tips for your home

March 21, 2019. You can make your home more energy efficient, save money on your bills, and… Read More

March 21, 2019

When should you add an occasional driver to your car insurance policy?

March 21, 2019. Many drivers believe that car insurance stays with them, not with the car, a… Read More

March 17, 2019

Factors to consider when choosing a boat insurance policy

Understanding these factors will help you understand your boat insurance. Storage location Y… Read More

March 14, 2019

Ways to save money on motorcycle insurance

March 14, 2019. There are several factors that insurers consider when determining your insur… Read More

March 3, 2019

How to check your car battery health

March 3, 2019. Testing your battery is something you may not associate with regular car main… Read More

March 1, 2019

Basic home maintenance everyone should know

There are a few basic home maintenance skills everyone should have. Knowing what to do will… Read More

February 28, 2019

Surprising Canadian driving laws

It is illegal to drive backward in an intersection or crosswalk It is not legal to back your… Read More

February 22, 2019

The 30-Day Vacancy Rule

Feb. 22, 2019. If there is no one living in a house, the risk of something going wrong incre… Read More