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Road Trip Safety Tips

Published on August 25, 2020

Many families are hitting the road one last time before school starts. But before you get behind the wheel, check out our road trip safety tips: Focus On The Road 1 in 20 Canadian drivers is using a cell phone while driving. That one statistic alone is enough to increase your risk of getting into an accident on your road trip.  Share driving time After a full day of driving, you will most likely ...

Protecting Your Home From a Break-in

Published on August 20, 2020

Your home is likely the biggest investment you will make in your life, so protecting it is of utmost importance. Reduce your odds of being affected by crime by taking these preventative steps. CRIME PROOFING THE INSIDE OF YOUR HOME The goal of indoor crime proofing is to secure your home and make it appear occupied at all times. Below are some simple tips to deter burglars from entering your home...

The Importance of Personal Cyber Protection in 2020

Published on August 11, 2020

With many offices closed due to COVID-19, Canadians are spending more time at home than ever before. Gaming systems, computers, mobile devices, smart TVs, connected appliances and other equipment are essential to homeowners’ personal lives. But they also create avenues for cyber attackers to infiltrate a homeowners’ data in order to steal information, extort money and commit fraud.  That’s why i...

6 Times You Should Call Your Insurance Broker

Home insurance policies are one-year contracts. At the end of each year, the renewal process is very seamless if no changes are needed – which is great for the many of us who appreciate convenience. But remember: when you first sign a new policy, it will reflect the specific needs you have at that time in your life. When that renewal package arrives, it’s a good check point to reflect on the thing...

Protect Your Vacant Property

Are you spending this summer at the cottage? Or do you have an out-of-province property that you won’t be able to visit due to travel restrictions? If you’re leaving any property unoccupied for longer than usual, you can take steps now to avoid unnecessary risk and costs.  Our partners at Wawanesa Insurance have put together a checklist of best practices can help to reduce risks and losses on your...

Top Beaches to check out this Summer in Manitoba

Published on July 21, 2020

2020 is the year of the staycation giving us a chance to explore our own province. Manitoba is home to some amazing beaches. We’ve put together a list of some of the top beaches to check out this summer. Grand BeachIf white sand is your thing, take a day trip to Grand Beach. Go for a dip in the water, see the sand dunes, or visit the boardwalk for a complete beach-vacation feel. Patrica BeachPat...

ATV Safety Tips

ATVs provide safe and exciting opportunities for families and groups to enjoy the outdoors. Although most ORV (Off-Road Vehicle) owners ride responsibly, more than 100 Manitobans are injured or killed in ORV collisions each year. Enjoy a safe ride by following these tips for operating your ATV: Eye protectionEye protection should be used with full face or open face helmets. Regular sunglasses do n...

Insuring Your Seasonal Location

Published on July 7, 2020

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,...

Are Your Crops Protected?

Published on June 30, 2020

You can’t predict the weather, but you can always count on us to help you deal with it. In our 65 years of experience dealing with farm insurance, we’ve seen a storm or two. With the severity of the weather increasing year over year, you want to make sure your investment is covered from damages caused by summer storms. At One Insurance, we offer you peace of mind to protect your investment with a ...

Is Your Insurance Policy Right For You?

There’s no “one size fits all” insurance policy, so it is important to understand your policy. Whether it’s the limit of coverage on your home or property or if you have broad or comprehensive coverage, these are all items you should know and understand. What’s Your Coverage? Do you have comprehensive or broad coverage?  Comprehensive - All risk coverage on your home and the contents. This is rec...