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Undervalued Buildings

When you go to buy your home insurance it is always crucial to know the rebuild cost of your house. A lot of homes and commercial buildings are undervalued every year when they renew their insurance. If someone does not get an accurate figure they could not […]

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Time to Reduce Bike Theft

Bike thefts in six major Canadian cities increased 31 per cent between 2014 and 2015. Rates are rising because thieves can snatch bikes in a relatively short amount of time, easily ride them away and quickly sell them off to unsuspecting third parties. Vancouver saw 513 reported […]

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Insurance Coverage for Cyber Crime and Hacking

Cyber Risk If you have a computer that is hooked up to the internet, you are being exposed to cyber risk. People think that cyber criminals only target larger companies, but they target everyone. Smaller companies often make better and easier targets because they do not have […]

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Contractor’s Pollution Liability Risk

Contractor’s Pollution Liability Risk Recently, several contractors paid nearly $10 million to settle allegations of bodily injury and property damage from mold contamination in a client’s residence. When a contractor’s work disturbs an existing pollution condition, the contractor is held liable for resulting damages. Mold is just […]

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Organ Donors on the Rise

In the last year many more lives than usual were saved because of the growing support of the Organ donor program through B.C. Transplant. Last year set a record for live-saving organ donations and the rate of deceased donors has doubled in the last six years. Despite […]

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Catastrophic Loss Reduction: Basement Flooding, Wind Storms, Snow and Ice Storms and Wildfire

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR), established in 1997, is a world-class centre for disaster prevention research and communication. The Institute’s mission is to reduce the loss of life and property caused by severe weather and earthquakes. Read more about you can reduce losses n the […]

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WCB Guide to Homeowner’s need for WCB Insurance when hiring tradesman or contractors

Thinking of hiring Tradesman or Contractor’s? Check out WCB’s Guide to Homeowner’s Coverage by clicking on the following link: WCB Guide to Homeowner’s Coverage

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Everything Homeowners should know about the High Costs and inconvenience of Water Damage Claims

Click on the following link to view or download the powerpoint presentation on: Water Damage: Shocking Facts and Statistics

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Debbie Tablotney: A Passion for Education

My name is Debbie Tablotney and I am running for re-election for School Trustee on November 15th. Our family has been living in Westwind since 1987. My three sons attended Westwind School and have graduated from 3 different high schools in Richmond. Our family run insurance business […]

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Overland Flooding and Disaster Financial Assistance Eligibility

Personal property losses caused by overland flooding are typically not covered by insurance. The heavy rainfalls and subsequent overland flooding events on November 2-3, 2014 in North and West Vancouver have resulted in the events being declared eligible for assistance by Emergency Management BC. Homeowners and residents who suffer property […]

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