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5 Reasons To Consider Private Off-Road Vehicle Insurance

Published on November 7, 2017

Believe it or not, winter has arrived in Manitoba! If you're an avid snowmobiler then you're just chomping at the bit for more snow. While you wait, consider what your insurance options are for your sled. It has been long assumed that Public insurance is your only option for insuring your sled, but that is simply not true. While you are required to plate your sled to drive it off of your private p...

7 Halloween Safety Tips

Published on October 24, 2017

Halloween is an exciting evening for young children. Often their excitement can lead to them forgetting about safety in their journey to candy overload! To help keep the evening safe and enjoyable for everyone we developed 7 quick and easy safety tips. Plan a route in advance Trick-or-treating could take you several streets away from your house, which can cause sore legs and a bit of frustration. ...

7 Ways To Protect Your Home From Burglars

Published on October 13, 2017

Your home is likely the biggest investments you will make in your life, so protecting it is of utmost importance. Below are a few tips to help you figure out the best ways to protect your home. Keep your doors & windows locked at all times If you leave an exterior door or window open (unlocked), it creates an easy entrance for burglars to your home. Whether you’re home or just running to the s...

Travel Planning For Snowbirds

Published on October 8, 2017

Many Manitobans choose to escape our winter months by heading down south. While it’s great to get away, it requires quite a bit of work to get ready to go away. Proper planning and organization will help you avoid any issues and helping to ensure your trip will end up going smoothly. If you are going away for the first time this winter, this list may serve as a great resource for you. If you are a...

Tips For Closing The Cottage

Published on September 14, 2017

Closing up the cottage in the fall is an important task for every cabin owner. Here is a good checklist to help you winterize the cabin. Outside The Cabin Winter preparations are made easier when you follow the right steps. Doing a proper job when closing up the cottage for the winter season means you will have a more enjoyable weekend opening up the cabin in the spring. Cabin Windows Board up the...

What Is Credit Scoring And How Does It Work?

Published on August 22, 2017

Insurance is an ever evolving industry and the latest evolution is the introduction of a discount based on your credit score. While this discount was introduced a few years ago, it is now used by the majority of insurance markets. Insurers have introduced this discount to help them charge the appropriate amount for the risk they are assuming. Insurance companies have determined that an individuals...

Here Is Why You Need Tenants Insurance

Published on August 15, 2017

If you rent an apartment or house, tenant’s insurance is available to help you replace your belongings after a loss due to theft, fire, water damage or other insured perils. Insurance pays for extra costs to help you get back on your feet after a loss. Insurance also protects you if someone gets hurt or someone else’s property is damaged because of your negligence. Here is why you need tenants ins...

How To Keep Busy This Summer In Manitoba

Published on August 1, 2017

August is upon us which usually means the count down until school starts again. With just over a month left before back to school there are still a lot of days to fill with activities and luckily our province has lots of options to fill your days. We compiled an extensive list of events going on around our province for the month of August. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Canada Games FestivalWhen:...

Is Your Collector Car Fully Covered?

Published on July 19, 2017

You spend hours working on your car and thousands of dollars making things just right, but what would happen if you wrote off the car? Are you confident you would be paid what the vehicle is actually worth? Unfortunately the answer to both of these questions is likely “no”. While MPI has made efforts to provide more value in regards to insuring collector vehicles with their Collector Vehicle Progr...

Insuring Your Seasonal Location

Published on July 10, 2017

How Is Your Cottage Used? Like your home, your cottage is one of your most valuable assets. How much time do you spend there? Do you use it year-round? Do you rent it out at some point during the year? The answers to these questions are important when you are considering what type of insurance coverage to buy for your cottage. Insurers take into consideration how frequently your property is used, ...