How to avoid over-insuring your home

How to avoid over-insuring your home

The importance of having adequate home insurance can’t be overstated. Your coverage provides financial protection against unexpected events like natural disasters (such as a flood), or theft by good-for-nothing opportunists. Home insurance safeguards your home, possessions, finances, and the people coming by to visit, allowing for much-needed stability in times of crisis. Underinsuring your home…

Cold snap wreaks havoc on homes

Cold snap wreaks havoc on homes

It was an awfully cold start to 2024 across the country and continent. Frigid, record-breaking temperatures were reported across the country as extreme cold weather was brought down from the Arctic by a dreaded polar vortex. The front swept from Western Canada through to the east, with Ontario only recently reporting a break in the…

Housing construction skyrockets in Alberta

Housing construction skyrockets in Alberta

StatsCan released data at the end of September revealing that Alberta has set the Canadian record for annual net interprovincial population growth. People are arriving from other countries as well as other provinces. From July 1, 2022 to July 1, 2023, Alberta experienced the fastest year-over-year demographic growth of all provinces and territories at just…