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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25
Nov

Drones: A New Frontier in Risk Management

While hobbyists have been using unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, for some time, businesses are just starting to adapt the technology for their own uses. Drones are creating new opportunities and new risks for businesses to evaluate, and regulators and insurance carriers are scrambling to keep pace. Despite the fact that drones are readily available, employing them for

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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.

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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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1
Sep

Did you know: Truth about the most common insurance myths

Comparing and choosing a car insurance policy can be a confusing process. With all the myths surrounding the process, including the following; drivers can become even more easily overwhelmed. Don’t rely on your neighbor or co-worker for insurance information. Here are the truths every driver should know. “My car is old, I don’t need theft coverage” In reality, many criminals

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14
May

Long Weekend Tips: Safety While Towing Trailers

Towing a large load with your vehicle such as a travel trailer, fifth-wheel trailer or cargo trailer is a great way to carry additional items without making lots of trips. Trailers are also convenient to use when your personal vehicle is not large enough to carry the items you want to transport. Motorists must be careful when towing, though, to

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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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