Winter Safety

How Commercial Property Owners Ensure Building Safety During Year-end Holiday Season

Celebrations in commercial buildings will look quite different in this COVID-19 holiday season. The parties and potlucks of 2019 are a distant memory as virus counts spike. Shows remain dark and restaurants favor takeout service. Businesses remain lightly occupied as employees work from home and[...]

Five Winter Preparedness Tips for Every Small Business Owner

As the COVID-19 crisis persists, small businesses continue to confront difficult challenges. Another test nonetheless confronts this group: impending winter weather. Experts note that winter affects small businesses in particular ways. For retailers and restaurateurs, difficult travel curtails foot[...]

Plan Now to Protect Against Five Most Common Winter Business Challenges

The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts a frigid winter in the continent’s northern half and abundant snowfall in the west. Even the southeast, the source notes, won’t escape winter’s clutches with below average temperatures expected. Don’t believe this folkloric source? Several prominent[...]

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, it’s possible to consider your own situation and determine the best plan to minimize your[...]

Understanding Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories

In February 2018, British Columbia’s South Coast confronted surprising amounts of snow, startling residents accustomed to the region’s calmer winter weather. Twenty centimetres of the fluffy white precipitation snarled traffic, closed schools and was followed quickly by another storm.  [...]