20
Mar

Fire safety tips for your home

Fire Safety – Courtesy of the Intact Insurance Home Safety Program How Many Smoke Alarms Should I Have? Smoke alarms save lives. Many fatal fires occur at night when people are asleep. It is important to have at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home located in the hallway near bedrooms to wake you in case of

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4
May

Fort McMurray Wildfire Insurance Information

As the wildfire south of Fort McMurray Continues to burn, we wanted to provide you with some updates and information regarding the situation in Northern Alberta. If you are a customer of Alpine Insurance, Please call 1-877-770-8822 to report your claim. Alternatively, you can find claims contact information for our representing companies here Alberta Emergency Alert has issued mandatory evacuations

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2
Dec

Stick to Your Budget at Holiday Time

Studies have shown that the leading cause of stress during the holiday season derives from money problems. To combat stress, smart shoppers incorporate the gift giving season into their budget each month and buy presents throughout the year. However, if you are like most consumers, you have not planned ahead and may find yourself struggling for cash come January. Don’t

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28
Oct

Have a Spooky, Yet Safe Halloween

Do you remember how much fun it was to get dressed up as your favourite action hero, cartoon character or princess and go door-to-door for Halloween treats? Well, your children now get to experience that same joy. Just as your parents did for you, now it’s your turn to prevent Halloween accidents and injuries by supervising your children closely. Here

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14
Oct

Protecting Against Household Poisons

Every year, about 1,600 Canadian children are accidentally poisoned from household products, according to a study done by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Though you may think that your family is protected against household chemical dangers, accidents still do occur. To keep these problems at bay, take extra precautions when storing and handling poisonous chemicals in your home. Household

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7
Oct

Simple Ways to Protect Your Identity

According to Identity Theft Canada, ID theft is one of the most common crimes occurring in Canada today. Once a victim of ID theft, you may spend an average of $1,500 and 175 hours to get your life back in order. Even though that statistic may be alarming, with a few safety precautions you can stay one step ahead of

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7
May

Our Favourite Recipe for Grilling Safety

There’s nothing like a flame-broiled steak, hamburger or hot dog right off the grill on a summer evening. In fact, many backyard gatherings are centered around the grill and the family’s resident chef who is creating all the enticing aromas. In spite of how great grilled foods taste, gas and charcoal grills account for thousands of fires on residential properties

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28
Oct

BE SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN

The kick-off to the holiday season is fast approaching! October 31st represents our day for spooky tricks, and yummy treats to enjoy and have fun with. Halloween can on the other-hand present some unique hazards that we at Alpine Insurance want to address to give our beloved Canadians quick advice on how to make this Halloween safe. Carefully drive.Take your

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9
Sep

Children in Sports: Concussion Signs & Symptoms

Concussions are a big deal in youth sports, from hockey to football, and protecting our children from concussions can be difficult. After all, we can’t be out there with them all the time. We can only hope to educate them, and ourselves, to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion so that we can prevent further harm. Did you

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19
Aug

Lightning Facts and Figures

Summer time is thunderstorm season and that means you need to be on the lookout for lightning. It is estimated that lightning flashes occur an average of 2.34 million times a year in Canada. That means there are 2.34 million chances each year for an injury or loss due to lightning strikes. During the summer months, that is one chance

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