When do I need car insurance in Alberta?

Driving without car insurance is a serious matter and the penalties reflect this fact. The minimum fine for a first offense in Alberta is $2,875; the maximum is $10,000. But how does it work when you’re borrowing a car or renting one for a few days? Do you still need insurance? We’ve got the answers…

FAQs for new drivers in Edmonton

Once you’ve learned to drive, you may be in a hurry to get on the road. But before hopping in the car there are a few things we need to know. Here are the basics about car insurance in Alberta, as well as some information on registering your vehicle. Is auto insurance mandatory in Alberta?…

What does marijuana legalization have to do with car insurance rates?

As you’ve probably heard, the federal government is on the verge of legalizing the production and sale of regulated marijuana. Have you ever considered driving while under the influence of marijuana? Are you familiar with Alberta’s new impaired driving laws? Did you know that an impaired driving conviction could affect your ability to purchase car…

How to choose an insurance broker

Looking for insurance? Whether it’s auto, home, health, travel, business or life insurance coverage that you need, finding the best rates in and around Edmonton is easiest when you go through a brokerage. If you’ve never worked with a broker before, this is what you need to know. What is an insurance broker? An insurance…

The Benefits of bundling home and car insurance

Want to save on your home and auto  insurance policies? If so, bundling is often the key to shaving off a significant portion of your premiums. Many families in Edmonton and elsewhere spend thousands of dollars each year on the various types of coverage they need. For example, if your family has more than one…