Understanding Life Insurance Terms

by on March 15, 2017


Life insurance isn’t a pleasant thing to think about, and it may seem like an unnecessary expense. But if you have dependents who rely on you for financial support, ...


Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring Break Safety for Kids

by on March 10, 2017


Approximately 60,000 children are reported missing each year in Canada. For parents, this is one of the scariest times of their lives. The good news is that most children who are ...


Melting Snow

True or False? Home Insurance: Melting Snow

by on March 9, 2017


Unfortunately, this is true.  Flood damage from external sources (such as melting snow) is not covered in the standard home insurance policy.  Some types of ‘flooding’ are covered, such as ...


towing

Avoiding Towing Scams

by on March 6, 2017


If you experience a flat tire or engine problems on the road, a tow truck may be the only way to get your vehicle the maintenance that it needs. However, ...


Filter Maintenance

The Importance of HVAC Filter Maintenance

by on March 1, 2017


Your home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system maintains the air quality of your home. However, your HVAC system will only work properly if its air filter is ...


Bullying Awareness

Bullying Awareness

by on February 22, 2017


Harassment in the workplace can take many forms, such as hurtful jokes, slurs or stereotypes. And, if left unaddressed, harassment can lead to more serious incidents, such as violence or ...


Save Money on Energy

Save Money on Energy

by on February 21, 2017


The heating and cooling systems in your home use more energy and cost more than any other household appliance. These systems emit millions of kilograms of carbon dioxide into the ...


The Importance of Fire Escape Plans

by on February 9, 2017


Time is your biggest enemy when escaping from a burning building. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and can turn into a major ...


Hiring the right Babysitter

5 Tips for Hiring the Right Babysitter

by on February 3, 2017


Finding a babysitter that you trust with the care and protection of your children can be difficult. And the added pressure of choosing someone who gets along well with your ...


melting snow

Snow Shovelling Safety

by on January 31, 2017


Snow removal is critical to ensuring the safety of pedestrians using your walkways. However, shovelling is a strenuous activity—one that requires good form and precaution. Here are some snow ...


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