Entries by tracy

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – How to Protect Yourself

October is cybersecurity month. Ensure you are educated about the risks – and possibility! – of cybercrime to your business or organization. Regardless the size of your business, cyber-attacks and data breaches are the new, frightening reality for businesses big and small. And with so many entrepreneurs and businesses moving their operations online, cybercrime becomes […]

Wildfire Season! Don’t Leave Your Home and Property Unprotected!

Wildfire season is underway in our region – with a vengeance! Don’t leave your home and property vulnerable. Despite British Columbia wildfire season getting a bit of a late start this summer, the dry, hot conditions set it up to be as dangerous and challenging as years past. With communities, properties, and untold hectares of […]

Commercial Insurance for Sports and Fitness Businesses in British Columbia

When your business involves the health and wellness of other people, it’s critical that you have the right commercial insurance to protect yourself and your company. If you are a personal trainer, gym owner, yoga or dance instructor, coach or any other role involving dance, sport, or fitness, commercial sport and fitness insurance is an […]

12 of the Most Important Factors that Impact Your Home Insurance

Do you know what goes into calculating your home insurance rates? There are a variety of factors that impact the premiums you’ll pay. It may seem that insurance agencies use complicated calculations to come up with the rates you pay for home insurance. But there is a method to the madness! Here are 12 factors […]

Protect Your Home From Burglary Part 2: Prepare Your Indoors

When it comes to the safety of your family and the security of your home, you can’t be too careful. Protect your house from burglary from the indoors. Nighttime may cause you the most concern when it comes to the security of your home, given the cover of darkness for a potential break-in. But really, […]

Protect Your Home From Burglary Part 1: Prepare Your Outdoors

The first priority, when it comes to home crime prevention and burglary, is to eliminate any vulnerabilities thereby removing the potential for harm. Not surprisingly, most people are most concerned about their home security at night. But, the evidence reveals that, in fact, most burglaries occur during daytime hours when we’re all at school, work, or […]

Home Disaster – Tips to Help Mitigate Damage

None of us are immune to accidents – even catastrophic ones. There are ways, however, to help you minimize the damage when it comes to home disaster. You only have to watch the evening news or peruse your social media feed, to see what seems a never-ending stream of disasters, tragedies, and environmental apocalyptic predictions […]

Get Ahead of Winter. Winterize Your Home NOW!

Prevent potential winter-related disasters. Winterize your home NOW to ensure your comfort and peace of mind throughout the season. There’s no better time to winterize your home than before the mercury drops. Even though the air is getting a little brisk and the nights are definitely getting colder, it’s still a very easy and pleasant […]

Winemaking and Alcohol Manufacturers Insurance

Wineries, breweries, and distillers need to be covered for the various industry-specific risks unique to alcohol manufacturers. Whether you own and operate a winery is overlooking Lake Okanagan, you have a U-Brew in town, or you’re opening the next best brewpub in the valley, the insurance coverage you have for your alcohol manufacturing business could […]

Renters: Why You SHOULD Have Tenant’s Insurance

If you’re a renter, you should have Tenant’s Insurance to ensure your belongings, as well as your potential liability, is covered! When you aren’t burdened with all the responsibilities of homeownership, it can be easy to overlook certain details when you’re a renter. Even if you’re renting, however, it’s still important to be prepared – expect the […]