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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. ...

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...

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...

Is Your Crop Protected?

Published on June 27, 2017

We have been providing expert farm insurance advice for over 60 years. Did you know that we have options to top up your existing crop coverage? Your current farm policy may not provide you with adequate limits on your crops, which is why we have a separate policy that we can provide that will increase your crop limit up to $500 an acre.Some of the benefits of our Crop Insurance policy are:Coverage...

Summer Maintanence Tips For Your Home

Published on June 23, 2017

Summer is here, which means its time for summer maintenance projects. Doing regular maintenance around the home can help lower the risk of a potential insurance claim. Below is a brief list of projects you should add to your summer “to do” list. Indoor Summer House Cleaning Bathroom Vent Fans: Bathroom ceiling vent fans can collect quite a bit of dust, which can makes them noisy and inefficient. T...

Options For Your Car Insurance

Published on June 12, 2017

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...