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Winter Fire Safety

Winter Fire SafetyOnce the weather loses its last bit of summer sun, chances are you’ll be supplementing your thermostat with cozy nights around a fire. Whether it’s an outdoor fire pit, your wood burning fireplace or simply an abundance of candles, safety needs to be top of mind. Here a few things to consider:


Is Your Home Winter Ready? Get our Handy Checklist

Is Your Home Winter Ready? Get our Handy ChecklistThe dip in fall temps may have you thinking more about roaring fireplaces and ski hills than your water pipes and furnace, but spending a weekend...


3 Simple Steps to Check the Brakes on Your Car

3 Simple Steps to Check the Brakes on Your CarIs a squeaking noise interrupting your favourite song on the radio when you hit the brakes of your car? Does it seem like a little more force is needed to stop at crosswalks...


Top 5 things to remember when closing up your summer vacation home

Top 5 things to remember when closing up your summer vacation homeIt’s time. Sure the snow hasn’t actually started to fall yet, but there’s no denying it’s coming and the last thing you’ll want to have to do is shovel your way into the summer vacation home to shut it down...


Summer Car Care

Summer Car CareIs your ride suffering from neglect? If you’re looking to get the most out of one of your biggest investments it’s time to start paying attention to more than how shiny the bumpers are...


What to do when the Rains come through

What to do when the Rains come throughIn the spring we worry about the nesting birds. In the winter it’s all about the snow. So when should you think about the possibility of heavy rains...


Three questions you should ask before buying auto insurance

Three questions you should ask before buying auto insuranceWhen the time comes to purchase auto insurance, the choices can be overwhelming. Knowing who to ask about what to buy is as important as knowing what to buy...


Three things you can do to help keep your auto insurance costs down

Three things you can do to help keep your auto insurance costs downWhen it comes to insurance, Canadians have an opinion. In a recent survey conducted by Leger for PC insurance, Canadians weighed in on their behaviours behind the wheel...


Why you need to Make Time to check your Brakes

Why you need to Make Time to check your BrakesEver had a squeaking noise interfering with your favourite song on the radio when you hit the brakes? Has it ever seemed like you need to apply a little more force to halt at the crosswalk...


Bicycle Etiquette for Car Drivers

Plan for a safer ride on your bike this summerIt’s one thing to be careful when you’re out for a ride on your bicycle, but even when your travel mode of choice is four-wheeled instead of two you need to be aware of cyclists...


Plan for a safer ride on your bike this summer

Plan for a safer ride on your bike this summerThe weather is warm, the roads are dry and your helmet is waiting. Now’s the time to grab your bike and explore the streets around your neighbourhood...


Road Trip Safety

Road Trip SafetyWinter and fall may inspire you to hop a flight somewhere, but nothing says "Road Trip!" like the spring and summer months. Whether you’re gathering the family together or heading out solo, looking forward to the destination or the trip itself - a road trip promises opportunities for adventure and reflection...


Tips To Avoid Distracted Driving

Tips To Avoid Distracted DrivingThere's no question that distracted driving is an issue that is gaining attention in the community. Law enforcement of drivers who text or talk on hand-held cell phones while driving is being beefed up across the country and the penalties are increasing. The safety risks are now being matched with serious financial ones for those who continue to drive while distracted...


Winter Fire Safety

Winter Fire SafetyOnce the weather loses its last bit of summer sun, chances are you’ll be supplementing your thermostat with cozy nights around a fire. Whether it’s an outdoor fire pit, your wood burning fireplace or simply an abundance of candles, safety needs to be top of mind. Here a few things to consider:


Extreme Winter Weather on the Roads

Extreme Winter Weather on the RoadsWinter can be tough in the best of times. When extreme weather hits – whether it's thunderstorms, tornados or record low temperatures – the results can be hard on your health, lifestyle and possessions. And if they catch you while you're on the road in your vehicle the effects can be doubly hard...


Nine things you can do to help your new teen driver

Nine things you can do to help your new teen driverGetting their licence is a pivotal moment in your child’s life. It’s also a decision that can affect the entire family. If your teen has expressed an interest in starting down the road to driving freedom, you can help make the transition a smooth one by giving some forethought to what life will be like with an inexperienced driver under your roof...


What to think about before you buy your next car

What to think about before you buy your next carWhether you’re looking for something functional or funky, choosing a new car can feel like a daunting task. Before you set foot in a dealership or a used car lot, it’s important to put some real thought into what you are looking for in a vehicle...


Bike Theft Precautions

Bike Theft PrecautionsWith warmer weather across the country garage doors are flying open and more and more people are opting to swap four wheels for two. Whether you’re an avid cyclist in search of the next big hill or a recreational one who enjoys a spin around the block with the kids, keeping your bike out of the hands of would-be thieves is key...


Cottage Opening Checklist Starter

Cottage Opening Checklist StarterIt's that time of year again... time to open up your "home away from home," so you can start enjoying cottage life.

While this list won't cover every single thing you need to do for your specific cottage - and you should always check with a professional for new-to-you and more demanding or specialized activities...


Increase your Pool IQ: What to know before you buy

Increase your Pool IQ: What to know before you buyThough it may not feel like it, warmer days are just around the corner. Wouldn't it be wonderful to jump into a cool, refreshing pool in your own backyard this summer? Tempting, right? And it should be. Pools offer homeowners a great opportunity to increase their at-home entertainment options...


Small Changes, Big Value

Small Changes, Big ValueWhile a good spring cleaning may be top of mind once the snow clears, the warmer weather and longer days mean it is also a great time to start thinking about how you can spruce things up on a larger scale...


Emergency Checklist for your Car

Emergency Checklist for your CarAccidents happen. Whether it's a breakdown on the side of the road or bad weather that sidelines you, having a basic emergency kit in your car can make a world of difference. And if you’re traveling with children at the time, it can also turn what might’ve been a frightening experience into a manageable one...


Is your car ready for Winter?

Is your car ready for Winter?Canada is a four-season country. And that means that while you might enjoy cruising the summer streets in your top-down convertible, when the cold winds blow you’ll need a car that does more than look good out there. Winter demands a special kind of attention to your on-road activities. Whether you’re driving a sedan or a hotrod, a minivan or a convertible, these five tips will keep you safe on the road...


Home Ready: Your winter checklist

Home Ready: Your winter checklistHats and Mittens purchased? Check. Ski jacket ready? Check. Hot chocolate in full supply? Check. Your family is ready to make the most out of winter, now it's time to make sure your house is ready for it too. The dip in fall temps may have you thinking more about roaring fireplaces and ski hills than your water pipes, but there's no question that those require your attention too. Spend a weekend checking these must-do's off your list and you'll be back to winter day-dreaming before you know it...


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