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What You Need to Know About Insuring Your Cottage

Most of us love to get away occasionally and for many Canadians, a cottage or a vacation property makes the perfect home away from home.  The insurance for your cottage often works differently than your homeowner's insurance, however, which can sometimes create confusion. Here are some of the basic things you’ll need to know if you’re considering a cottage or vacation property – or if you already ...

Basic Boating Safety Tips

Published on April 28, 2022

No matter how much experience you have, it’s always a good idea for everyone to review boating safety rules before departures. Read below to familiarize yourself with these 10 basic boating safety tips: Be Weather-wise Always check local weather conditions before departure - TV and radio forecasts can be a good source of information. If you notice darkening clouds, volatile and rough changing wind...

Gear Up For Spring Home Maintenance

Spring is finally on its way, which means it's time for a thorough semi-annual maintenance check of your home. Many of these simple tasks can add years to the life of your home and prevent major repair headaches. Invest a little time now, and you'll save money on repair bills, and have more time to enjoy the summer! Get started by inspecting the outside of your home for water leaks. Key areas incl...

Spring Thaw Flooding Prevention

Spring can bring unpredictable weather and the potential for water damage. The combination of heavy rains and rapid snow thaw can result in severe home flooding. Our partners at Red River Mutual are sharing tips to prepare your home for the spring thaw and prevent water damage.  Outside the House Remove snow from around your house with a shovel so that thawed snow will drain away from your home. C...

Why Renters Need Tenant Insurance

It’s estimated that less than half of renters in Canada have tenant insurance. Tenant insurance goes by several names, so you might hear it referred to as renters insurance or as contents insurance, but none of these names fully explains the important coverage provided by tenant insurance. What’s Covered by Tenant InsuranceIt’s common to think that the landlord’s insurance policy ensures a tenant ...

Water Damage and Flood Insurance

Snow isn’t the only weather concern for Canadian homeowners. Flooding can also be a real risk. Of course, water damage can occur from the inside of your home as well. The way these types of damage are covered (or not) varies depending on the cause of damage and the coverage your policy provides.Ice and snowAmong the biggest risks from snow and ice are roof damage or collapses due to the weight. Th...

ONE Insurance Family - Darci

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 Darci!  Darci is our Team Lead at our Teulon How long have you been part of the ONE Family? 6 Years Tell us a little more about yourself.  I started my insurance career with One in January of 2016, after owing The Petal Peddler f...

Why You Need Travel Insurance

Insurance is one of those industries that seems to be selling a new type of product for every occasion and what’s covered vs. what’s not covered can become overwhelming. We understand why we need auto or home insurance and we see a benefit for our families in purchasing life insurance, but why do we need travel insurance?    Travel insurance is usually sold as a package policy that covers more th...

10 Things to do in Manitoba: January 31st - February 6th

The weather may be chilly but there's always a way to keep warm in the winter. Travel Manitoba has put together a list of 10 things you can do this week in Manitoba! 1. GET OUTSIDE Rent a kicksled, snowshoes or fat tire bike from Type Eh Bikes and enjoy the winter weather. Type Eh will bring your rented gear to you around Winnipeg, so you can easily get out on the frozen river or explore your favo...

Fire Hazards around your Home

While fire hazards around the home haven’t changed since the start of the pandemic, they’ve increased in number, according to Canada’s fire services — thanks to the fact we’re spending a lot more time at home these days. And with the rise of hybrid workforces, it’s likely this will continue to be a concern. Here are some of the most common fire hazards around the home, how to extinguish different ...