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Getting Heating Appliances Ready for Winter

Be Safe during the Upcoming Heating Season

Yes, winter is coming… As the weather begins to cool, we are all reminded that we need to get our furnaces or other heating appliances ready for winter. Fuel-burning appliances like water heaters, furnaces, dryers, stoves, and fireplaces require fresh air intake to burn efficiently and safely. Without proper venting, the use of these appliances […]

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Arson tends to become more common in neighborhoods when the weather improves and evening temperatures rise.

Help Extinguish Arson in Your Neighborhood

Arson tends to become more common in neighborhoods when the weather improves and evening temperatures rise. While many fires are suspicious in nature, it can be difficult for community fire departments to confirm cases of arson. Some measures that homeowners and communities can implement to reduce the chances of arson include: Store flammable materials in […]

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Senior Scam March Fraud Prevention Month

Emergency or Grandparent Scam on the Rise

Winnipeg Police Service has seen a marked increase in the number of reports of the Emergency or Grandparent Scam. In a media news report released on March 12, 2014 they announced they are aware of 35 victims with estimated losses between $2500- $7000 per incident. What is the Emergency or Grandparent Scam? Typically, a grandparent or elderly person will receive […]

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Do Tenants Need Home Insurance?

This is a question we are often asked at Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited. The answer is always “Yes!” We’ve all seen stories in the media where an apartment or rental unit suffers damage from a fire or similar disaster. The people who rent often do not carry insurance coverage for their belongings. Thankfully the caring […]

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