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Winter Insurance Myths

I’m writing this post after an out-of-season winter storm in October, which I’m sure you all remember not so fondly. Fallen trees everywhere, downed power lines, a general mess on all the streets and cars stranded everywhere. Given the general chaos, a lot of people...

Tenant Insurance For Landlords

As a landlord, it’s important to be able to provide your tenants with valuable information so that a great tenant-landlord relationship can start on a basis of mutual trust and respect. The insurance you’ll get for your properties can cover property damage but it...

The Importance of Insurance For Your Small Business

Insurance, in some form or another, has been around for most of human history; we speculate that it’s been around since before recorded history. Traditionally, this insurance was not often used to secure property; rather, it was used by businesses to ensure commercial...

Autopac Extras, Part I

When it comes to insurance, there’s rarely a one-size-fits-all solution; depending on who you are, and what you want to insure, there might be a wide variety of coverages that aren’t extended to you by a catch-all policy. That’s certainly the case when it comes to...

What Autopac Doesn’t Cover

When it comes to insurance, there’s rarely a one-size-fits-all solution; depending on who you are, and what you want to insure, there might be a wide variety of coverages that aren’t extended to you by a catch-all policy. That’s certainly the case when it comes to...

Lowering Your Home Insurance Premium

Manitoba Public Insurance for most vehicles does a good job of automatically including on the Basic Autopac a good mix of coverage for Manitobans, but there are a few things that our insurer does not cover. To understand those, it’s important to know what your...

Defensive Driving

Ever look at your home insurance bill and ask yourself: “Why is it so expensive?”. The truth is, there’s a lot of different reasons why your home insurance might be pricey; it depends on what kind of coverage you have, how and where your house is built, who your...

Manitoba Condominium Act Changes

No one wants to get into a car accident. Someone could get hurt, you might have to write off your car.  If you’re at fault, and your Driver Safety Rating, the scale used by Manitoba Public Insurance - Driver and Vehicle Licensing to determine your vehicle’s premium,...