Dealing With Calgary Construction Zones Safely

They say there are two seasons in Canada: winter and “construction.” It’s virtually impossible to avoid road projects during the summer, and it’s the law in Alberta that motorists be extra cautious when driving approaching a construction zone. Alberta, like most other Canadian provinces, has introduced a system of increased fines to deter motorists from moving…

Home Insurance Rates to Rise Again in Alberta

Experts are predicting that the Fort McMurray wildfire will be the costliest disaster in Canadian history from an insurance perspective. According to the Financial Post, the final insurance bill could be as high as $6 billion. Even the most conservative estimates place the total damages at $2 billion, which tops the catastrophic Alberta floods of June, 2013. …

How Your Insurance Broker Works for You

Choosing an insurance broker in Calgary is a smart move for anyone looking for great rates and a service guarantee that always protects your best interests. Purchasing your coverage through a broker rather than directly from a provider buffers you against the risks and pitfalls that can stem from the incomplete knowledge most people have about…

New Enhanced Water Damage Package for Home Insurance in Alberta

As one of our respected providers, Intact Insurance has recently developed a new enhanced water damage package endorsement for your Calgary-area home insurance. This comprehensive protection was designed to replace Intact’s current Water Escape/Backup Extension endorsement, and provides four extensive levels of protection, safeguarding you from virtually every type of flooding situation. Get Sewer Backup…

Home and Auto Insurance Risks Specific to Spring

If you’re renewing your insurance coverage this spring, or if you’re looking to switch providers, or just thinking about adding more comprehensive types of protection, it’s important to factor in season-specific risks that spring can pose. Although winter can be our toughest season – both mentally and physically – often spring is when you’re most…