Who Said Insurance Is Boring?

Anthea Miscellaneous

Admittedly, insurance advertising isn’t exactly cutting edge in many cases. But, there are always exceptions that prove even insurance brokers have a sense of humour! In case you missed it, there was a viral video on Youtube this year that offered a catchy song (you know those ones that get stuck in your head for days!), along with some funny …

Boater License: Don't Get Caught Without It!

Anthea Miscellaneous

Almost 9 million boaters navigate Canada’s waterways each year. To make boating safer for all, the Canadian Coast Guard launched a mandatory licensing program for pleasure craft powerboat operators in 1999. Today all boat operators, regardless of age or engine horsepower, must carry proof of competency or risk a $250 fine. Provincial Police, Conservation Officers and the RCMP are responsible …

It Only Takes One Spark

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Nothing beats roasted marshmallows and scary ghost stories around a crackling fire on a warm summer evening. But with this camping and cottage tradition, comes the need for increased safety. Keep these points in mind to minimize campfire dangers. Camp Fire Safety Tips Never build a campfire on a windy day. Sparks and embers can travel quite a distance and …

Health and Wellness Tip: Relaxing For Stress Relief

Anthea Personal Interest

Self Care: Relaxation and Stress Relief Techniques Pain and stress can end up causing physical, mental or emotional issues. Often this physical or emotional pain significantly impacts our health, happiness and overall quality of life. Learning how to relax can lessen the impact that this pain has on your life. The Pain Cycle Perhaps the first step to healing ourselves …

New Research: Using Vitamin A to Fight Skin Cancer

Anthea Personal Interest

Looking-Out for Your Health Often, we take our health for granted. It’s easy to subject ourselves to unnecessary risk factors when the consequences aren’t immediate. We buy health insurance, but then don’t really think that we’ll ever have to use it. Are you doing all you can to keep yourself in good health? Would you do anything differently if you …

Flood vs. Sewer Backup: What’s the difference?

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

What’s the Distinction Between a Flood and a Sewer Back-up? Do you know the difference between a flood and a sewer back-up? If not, you’re not alone. Making this distinction can be helpful in understanding the insurance claim process. Here’s how to tell the difference. Flooding A flood can be caused by spring run-off, melting snow, an overflowing river, lake …

How Do Homeowner Insurance Claims Work?

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim Home insurance is one of those things that everyone needs, but no one hopes to use. If you’ve experienced a property loss, whether by fire, water damage or theft, you know it can be stressful. As your Broker, it’s our job to guide you through the claims process; to help you achieve a fair settlement …