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Hurricane season and homeowners: prepare with home insurance


Hurricane season in Canada starts in June and lasts until the end of November. This is when northern Atlantic Ocean waters are warm enough to support conditions for hurricanes, tropical storms and other severe weather. Atlantic Canada sees an average of six tropical storms a year. With a minimum wind speed of 120 kilometers per hour, torrential rainfall and storm surges, hurricanes can cause substantial damage to home properties.

Home owners: do you have the home insurance you need?

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As a home owner, you want to ensure your home is properly protected in the event of a loss. Your home insurance should cover:

Stay one step ahead of winter storms

Stay one step ahead of the storm

Every year, many parts of Canada are exposed to blizzards, heavy snowfall and ice storms. While we can’t stop Mother Nature, we can help you take preventative measures to protect what matters most should you encounter a winter storm this season.

Your complete fall insurance checklist

Your complete fall insurance checklist

Making apple cider, shopping for cozy sweaters, sipping pumpkin spiced lattes and preparing for Halloween may be some of the activities on your fall checklist. However, we also recommend having a fall insurance checklist to ensure you have taken steps to protect your home and possessions for the winter months ahead. To assist you with this, we’ve outlined a few key points to consider throughout the autumn season.

Are items in your garage or shed covered?

Are items in your garage or shed covered?

As a homeowner, you want to protect the things you care about. Have you ever wondered if items stored in your garage or shed are covered by insurance? Such items can include your lawn mower, tools or patio furniture in storage.