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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PRECAUTIONS

The health and safety of our clients, staff and communities is still our top priority. One Insurance has been following and implementing any recommendations or mandates that have been set in place by our Provincial Government's Health Authority Experts. For more details and branch updates, click below.

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Questions to Ask Before Buying Boat Insurance

Maybe you’ve just purchased a boat or are thinking about making a purchase, or maybe you’re an experienced boater. If you’re in the market for boat insurance, there are a few important questions you'll want to ask that can affect how well your boat and boating activities are covered by your policy.  Is the coverage agreed value or actual cash value?  Like most types of vehicles, boats depreciate ...

Cycling and Sharing the Road

Published on May 27, 2021

Cyclists and drivers have the same rights, same rules, and same responsibilities when it comes to sharing the road. Like drivers operating motor vehicles, cyclists must obey all signs and traffic control devices and travel in the same direction as traffic. The only rule unique to cyclists is that they must position themselves along the right curb of the roadway. Drivers should always ensure that c...

Do I Really Need Tenant Insurance?

If you have been renting for any length of time you have likely considered tenant’s insurance at some point. Many renters make the choice as to whether tenant’s insurance is a worthwhile investment based on how much they value their belongings. But even if you have inexpensive belongings that don’t seem like they are worth the fuss of insuring, consider the hardship it would present if you had to ...

Prevent Sewer Backup

Published on April 15, 2021

All homes everywhere are at risk of water or sewer backup problems. Heavy rain or snow and aging infrastructure are the major causes of water losses. Prevention measures The following actions can be taken to help prevent a water loss or sewer back up in your home: Keep sewer caps on all basement sewer outlets (including your floor drain, washer stack, sump hole, etc.) during rainstorms. Install ...

ONE Insurance Family - Paul

At ONE, we have created a family environment for employees to grow professionally and personally. Get to know the people that ensure you receive the best coverage! Meet Paul!  Paul is our Senior Ag Insurance Advisor How long have you been part of the ONE Family? 17 Years Briefly describe what you do.  I advise farmers about their farm insurance needs by discussing with them their exposures to pot...

How to Spot and Prevent Ice Dams

Between COVID lockdowns, work-from-home arrangements, and bitterly cold weather, many of us have been cooped up inside more than usual this winter. Now that it’s warming up a bit, it’s time to make sure your home will make it through another winter okay – and that means checking for ice dams. What’s an ice dam? Ice dams are caused by snow melting and then freezing again. Snow becomes a layer of in...

ONE Insurance Family

At ONE, we have created a family environment for employees to grow professionally and personally. Get to know the people that ensure you receive the best coverage! Meet Barrett! Barrett is our Personal Insurance Advisor for all online sales. How long have you been part of the ONE Family? I began my insurance career in January of 2015 and joined the ONE Insurance family in April of 2018. Briefly ...

Winter Safety Tips: Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips and falls are one of the most common causes of non-fatal major injuries. All home, business, and property owners are responsible for managing the risks of slipping and tripping to prevent injury and liability claims. Effective solutions are often simple, affordable, and easy to implement. FALLS CAN BE CLASSIFIED INTO THE FOLLOWING FOUR ACCIDENT CATEGORIES: 1. Trip & Fall - caused due to ...

Options For Your Car Insurance

Published on February 5, 2021

For Manitobans it has long been assumed that all of our car insurance coverages have to be purchased through MPI (autopac). While it is mandatory for you to purchase basic coverage ($500 deductible and $200,000 liability coverage) through autopac, you are able to purchase your reduced deductible, increased liability and loss of use coverage elsewhere. While this can save you some money on your car...

10 Things to do in Manitoba January 18-24

We continue to stay safe, stay home and physical distance in 2021. Here are ways you can explore Manitoba at home and close to home. Travel Manitoba has put together a list of 10 things you can do this week in Manitoba. TAKE A VIRTUAL DROP IN DANCE CLASS Whether you are a seasoned vet or a complete beginner, Drop in Dance Winnipeg has a class for you. Drop In Dance Winnipeg is Manitoba's first dro...