Industry Spotlight: Manufacturing Insurance in Canada

Manufacturing is one of Canada’s most important sectors. Between sophisticated machinery, new regulations, and system interconnectivity, the industry has seen innovative changes in recent years. Often the equipment used by manufacturing companies relies heavily on computers. As more manufacturers move towards business-wide connected software systems, the need for high-quality insurance and risk management expertise increases.…

How does the Alberta Hail Suppression Project Help Manage Severe Summer Weather?

If you’ve ever scrolled through any photos or videos tagged #abstorm on social media, you’ve witnessed the extreme weather that Alberta experiences each year. According to Global News, Alberta gets hit with an average of 40 major storms every summer. Reducing the severity of hailstorms is extremely important in order to minimize the amount of…

Preparing for Wildfires: Your Business (and How to Protect it)

If your business is under threat of a wildfire, it is important to be well prepared in advance to protect your property and your employees. Depending on the severity of the wildfire, your regular business practices could be interrupted, or you could be required to shut down completely, even if the fire doesn’t actually reach…

Planning a Festival? Make Sure You Are Properly Insured

From small one-day community festivals to a world renowned ten-day celebration like the Calgary Stampede, a lot goes into organizing and insuring a festival.  Festivals are exposed to many risks, including injury to attendees, event cancellation, non-appearance of performers, adverse weather and even terrorism. Whether you are insuring a festival involving food, music, art or…