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How to Run and Insure an RV Business

April 28, 2022

How to Run and Insure an RV Business

RVing has always been popular in Canada and the pandemic has increased its appeal. Starting…

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April 26, 2022

What are GICs and how do they work

A GIC (guaranteed investment certificate) is a safe and secure investment with very little r…

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April 26, 2022

The Sunniest and Least Sunny Places in Canada

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

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How to be flood smart

April 26, 2022

How to be flood smart

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

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Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

March 22, 2022

Tips for first-time home and car insurance buyers

You’re starting out and you need insurance for your home and car. You’ve done yo…

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How to maintain your furnace year round

December 28, 2021

How to maintain your furnace year round

Canadians have four common types of furnaces – natural gas, oil, electric, or propane.…

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Tips for reducing restaurant insurance costs

December 20, 2021

Tips for reducing restaurant insurance costs

Rising insurance premiums are just one of the challenges the hospitality industry has had to…

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Safely Cleaning Your Sidewalk

December 16, 2021

Safely Cleaning Your Sidewalk

Shoveling the snow is one of the downfalls of a winter wonderland but it does not need to be…

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Are you traveling over the holidays?

December 16, 2021

Are you traveling over the holidays?

According to Statistics Canada, the number of trips made by Canadians from January to March…

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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…

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November 12, 2021

Tips for Safe Snowmobiling

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

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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…

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November 2, 2021

How to Protect Yourself from Ransomware?

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

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October 28, 2021

Trick-or-Treating Tips for Staying Safe this Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. We're all excited to see the Cruella Deville and Luca t…

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October 28, 2021

Travel with confidence - Covid-19 travel Insurance

Whether you're a snowbird ready to flock south for some sunshine, visiting loved ones whom y…

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July 8, 2021

Climate Change Contributing to Wildfires

Extreme temperatures and catastrophic wildfires have been making headlines recently, with Na…

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June 15, 2021

What you need to know about Pride for National Pride Month

Pride Week - What do You Need to Know? Pride Week celebrates and commemorates LGBT2Q+ cultur…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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March 29, 2021

5 safety tips for commercial kitchens you need to know about

A commercial kitchen can be an extraordinarily hazardous place to work and business to run.…

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March 25, 2021

Working from home? Keep ergonomic posture top of mind

As working from home becomes the new normal, many Canadians struggle with turning their home…

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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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March 9, 2021

Canadians should insure their belongings when moving to a new home

March 9, 2021. Most homeowners understand the importance of making sure their home insurance…

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February 11, 2021

What is the National Flag of Canada Day?

The iconic, instantly recognizable Canadian flag has been around for less than 60 years. The…

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February 11, 2021

Family Day in Canada and around the world

Feb. 11, 2021. Canadians in BC, New Brunswick, Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan celebrate F…

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February 11, 2021

8 ways to prevent your pipes from freezing in the winter

Cold weather can cause your pipes to freeze and possibly burst. Water expands when it freeze…

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February 8, 2021

Is life insurance a good Valentine's Day gift?

Feb. 8, 2021. When you think about which romantic gift you should buy for your significant o…

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February 3, 2021

How do I maintain and care for my hot water tank?

Bart Robinson is our Director of Market Relations at Western Financial Group. Your hot water…

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January 28, 2021

Boat insurance for Canadians - Our expert Vera Young details the facts

Vera Young, underwriting manager for specialty risk at Western Financial Group and our divi…

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January 27, 2021

What is Groundhog Day?

The first Groundhog Day took place on February 2, 1887 at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawn…

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January 26, 2021

Why is it important to have personal liability insurance if you ski or snowboard?

Skiing and snowboarding are enjoyable and popular winter sports but come with the risk of in…

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January 14, 2021

Snow removal and your home insurance

Snow is an inevitable part of Canadian winters. It is important to keep your driveway and wa…

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January 12, 2021

What is the difference between an insurance company and an insurance brokerage?

Jan. 12, 2021. It is easy to use terms such as “insurance company,” “insur…

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January 4, 2021

Top 5 tips for having a great cross country ski trip

Cross country skiing is a fun and healthy way to get outside in the winter. A few simple tip…

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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…

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October 15, 2020

What does off-road vehicle (ORV) insurance cover?

What is off-road vehicle insurance? Off-road vehicle insurance can provide coverage for liab…

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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…

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September 29, 2020

How does credit score help my insurance rates?

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

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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-…

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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…

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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…

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March 24, 2020

What is no fault insurance?

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

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March 24, 2020

What does off-road vehicle insurance cover?

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

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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…

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