CNS (Canadian Northern Sheild) Is Closing. Canadian Northern Shield (CNS) is an insurance company founded in 1985 and based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Since then, they have provided various types of insurance to thousands of clients across British Columbia. In 2007, CNS was acquired by Royal & SunAlliance (RSA). However, RSA and all its assets […]
Insurance Coverage for Art, Antiques and Collectibles
You may have insurance for your home and its contents, but are the higher-value assets in your home fully covered? As we acquire more and more items throughout our lives, we always want to ensure that our most valuable assets are insured. Whether it be a home, car, boat, business, or anything else that is […]
Winterize Your Home: Prepare For Winter & Snow
Winter always seems to surprise us each year, usually with some heavy rain or snow right before spring. This can also be a peak season for home insurance claims. If you haven’t been working on winterizing your home and preparing it for winter, here are some tips to help keep your home safe until the […]
Does Your Home Or Condo Insurance Have Water Sewer Backup Coverage?
With the winter season in full force, rain and snow are a part of the seasonal forecast. This means more water must be safely directed away from our homes and streets through our perimeter drains and sewers. Most home and condo owners have home insurance policies with coverage for some water damage that may occur. […]
Do You Need Insurance For RV Or Van Life Living?
There’s a whole subsection of the internet pretty obsessed with “van life” living. You may be one of them or interested in the idea, but there are some things to know before jumping in. Van or RV living can be pretty appealing to many—a somewhat nomadic lifestyle that may allow you the privilege of living […]
Summer Home Maintenance Tasks To Help Keep Insurance Claims Away
As the summer brings warmer weather to BC, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. It’s also a great time to update your home, and the following home maintenance tasks are a great way to keep your home safe from issues and house insurance claims. Keep your home up-to-date and safe at the […]
Going On A Camping Trip? Here’s How To Keep Your Real Home Safe While You’re Gone
Although many national and international vacations have had to be canceled or postponed this year due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, many of you have turned to local activities to help spend the summer months. For those of us who live in BC, that means camping trips! Camping can be a great activity to enjoy […]
How to Digitally Sign Your Insurance Documents Online
Watch this helpful video below to learn how to digitally sign your documents!
What Is “Proof of Ownership” For Insurance Claims?
Whether you’re a renter with tenant insurance or an owner with home/condo insurance, part of your insurance coverage is meant to protect your personal belongings like furniture, clothes, electronics, art, and jewelry in case any get stolen or damaged. However, just because you own the items doesn’t mean they are all thoroughly covered. This article will […]
Roof Renovations For Home Insurance Rewards
When you think about renovating your home, it’s likely you think about completing updates to the inside of your house, like the kitchen or bathrooms. A lot can be renovated and improved on the house’s exterior and, in some cases, can be extremely important – for instance, the roof. This article will cover why renovating […]