Terry Fox Day
Our offices will be closed on Monday, August 7, 2017 for Terry Fox Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Have a happy and safe long weekend!
Henry Derksen Memorial Classic
The 12th Annual Henry Derksen Memorial Classic at Bel Acres Golf and Country Club was held on July 20th. Each year, golfers gather for this Texas Scramble style golf tournament with proceeds going to the ALS Society of Manitoba.
Tiny House Coverage
Attracted by a simpler lifestyle, reducing one’s own environmental footprint and the prospect of financial freedom, Canadians are re-thinking their requirements for housing and buying tiny houses. Tiny homes are the newest housing trend to sweep our nation.
Manitoba Public Insurance & Rodent Claims
On May 1, 2017, Manitoba Public Insurance issued their new Rodent Claims' brochure informing Manitobans on how to take care of a rodent infestation in vehicles.
Introducing Wawanesa’s NEW Water Defence Coverage Including Overland Water coverage
As severe weather continues to increase in frequency and severity throughout Canada, Wawanesa has created Water Defence Coverage, to protect against the following risks: Overland Water - The water that enters a home due to sudden and unusual precipitation accumulation on your property (e.g. heavy rains) or the overflow of a lake or river. Sewer Backup - The sudden and accidental backup or flow of water in your home from your sewer, septic system or sump
Tips To Protect Your Home From Water Damage
According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada “From 2009 to 2014, insured losses from catastrophic events were close to or above $1 billion each year – most of this was due to water damage”
Basketball Manitoba Licence Plates
Premier Brian Pallister recently announced the Basketball Manitoba plate, the province's newest specialty licence plate, which will be available to purchase effective March 20, 2017.
Higher Third Party Liability limits for Manitoban drivers
Effective March 1, 2017, Manitobans will be able to purchase $7 and $10 million liability coverage options to supplement the $1 million, $2 million and $5 million coverage options already available for most vehicles. These increased limits of liability will be available to all customers regardless of their renewal or re-assessment date.
Airbnb, Home Sharing and Short Term Rental
Short term rental and home share networks such as Airbnb, HomeAway and Flipkey provide property owners, interested in renting their dwelling, an online community marketplace that connects them with travellers looking for accommodations to rent. These networks offer access to worldwide accommodations in family homes, condos, summer homes and cabins where the property owner may or may not be in the dwelling during the stay. Guests reportedly experience a home-away-from-home feel that they may not get while checked into a hotel.