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The Hockey Shop

The Hockey Shop: A $1 million insurance payment six days after a fire rocks the industry.

A year after a fire at The Hockey Shop A Source for Sports, we interviewed Chad Purdy about the $1 million insurance payment he received 6 days after the fire; and the journey back to the rebuilt location.
Home Security

Protect your home from a costly break-in

Protecting your humble abode from unwanted guests is easier than you might think. Keep these tips in mind to help prevent break-ins and keep your space safe. Protect your home from a costly break in.
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Halloween driving safety: Beware of goblins they are out to get you!

Halloween is fun only if you don't lose an eye or a child to a avoidable accident. Check out our safety tips to avoid the ghouls, and stop by Reliance Insurance for free glow in the dark sticks for your kids.
Basement flood prevention

Until it Happens to you: Smart Tips on Basement Flooding Prevention

Extreme weather in Canada is on the rise and the average cost of a basement flood is $43,00. Protect yourself with these helpful tips.
Hardy Buoys

Reliance Insurance puts the spotlight on Hardy Buoys Smoke Fish Inc.

Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish is a local Port Hardy success story. From a walk-in freezer to an international company and the transformation of a local shopping mall. Read more about the journey.
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Minimize Your Insurance Claims: Mitigating Commercial Property Water Damage

Prevent future commercial insurance claims caused by water damage. Mitigate water damage with preventative maintenance for your business.
Jim Ball IBABC Community Award

Jim Ball of Reliance Insurance honoured with the IBABC’s Inaugural Community Champion of the Year Award

We are very pleased to announce that Reliance Insurance president and IBABC Award nominee, Jim Ball became the first recipient of the Community Champion of the Year Award.
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Cannabis in the Workplace: Duty and Responsibility for Employers and Employees

Canada has become the second nation on earth to legalize marijuana. Find out your obligations regarding duty to accommodate and employer rights.
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Eco Paving - A BC success story

Reliance Insurance Agencies Ltd. puts the spotlight on a long-term client: Eco Paving. This is a company that has had stellar company growth over the last 10 years. We interviewed Brad Lavigne, President to find out how they accomplished this achievement.
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Insurance for non-profit Jewish organizations

Exclusive insurance and risk management program from Reliance Insurance for non-profit Jewish organizations. This insurance program is a first of its kind for the Jewish community in Canada.
Hats Off Day

Reliance Insurance gives up pirate treasure for Burnaby Heights Hats Off Day sponsorship!

Ahoy! Hats Off Day, Burnaby's favourite festival, sets sail on Saturday June 2, 2018 and this year's theme is "Pirates & Sailors". Embrace the sea theme and visit Reliance at the street party. Get nautical and pick a side - Pirates or Sailors. Join us in celebrating the all that is great about Burnaby Heights.
Spring Maintanence to preserve home value

Preserve the value of your high value home and avoid costly insurance claims

There is no better way to preserve or increase the value of your home than with consistent seasonal maintenance and improvements.  Read this easy guide to keep your home and property in tip-top shape and maintain the value.
Home Maintanence

Minimize Your Home Insurance Claims: Mitigating Water Damage

It is hard to overstate the level of damage that water can do to your home. Water is easily the most pervasive offender related to damage; 51% of property insurance claims in Canada stem from water and smart owners are taking steps to manage their insurance costs by proactively protecting their property assets.
Earthquake insurance

The Juan de Fuca plate is the most volatile fault line in Canada. What are the implications for an earthquake in BC?

In BC we are at risk for what is known as "The Big One or Megathrust" that will cause serious damage, injuries and fatalities. Vancouver Island, the West Coast of BC and Metro Vancouver are all high risk areas. Are you prepared and covered? 
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The Jim Ball Awards Have Arrived

The Inaugural Reliance Insurance Jim Ball Awards have been announced! In recognition of rising stars and veterans in the Metro Vancouver insurance world.
Commercial Fleet Insurance

Enhancing Safety for Transport Drivers

Driver safety is paramount for all companies who operate fleets. Drivers are part of the solution when they are on the road and can be a big contributor to cost savings related to insuring a fleet.
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#PinkWhatYouLove

Reliance Insurance supports Pink Shirt Day in BC on Feb 28, 2018. Nice needs no filter.
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​Wrap-up Insurance programs for construction projects

Metro Vancouver (formerly GVRD) includes 21 different municipalities and one treaty first nation; many of these districts are experiencing tremendous growth - with Langley being the fastest growing city in Metro Vancouver.
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Tenant Insurance: Protection for renters and landlords

The many advantages and benefits of tenants insurance to protect the landlord and the tenant.
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Be prepared and avoid costly home insurance claims this winter

Regular winter maintenance on your home can help to avoid costly home repairs and insurance claims.

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