Westland continues to grow across Canada with acquisitions in SK and QC February 2, Surrey, BC/Territories of the Coast Salish (Kwantlen, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen first nations) – Westland Insurance today announced that it acquired Niche Assurance Inc. and Heritage Insurance on February 1. The addition of these brokerages to the Westland family furthers its expansion… Read More »Westland Insurance acquires Niche Assurance Inc. and Heritage Insurance
Did You Know? One of the messiest and most costly homeowner repairs is fixing a burst frozen pipe. Water from a burst pipe can cause damage to carpeting, short out electrical appliances and ruin furniture. Luckily, there are several products on the market that offer some security against these nightmares. PREVENTING FROZEN PIPES Spray Foam… Read More »Preventing Frozen Pipes During Cold Winter Months
Did you know? Cold temperatures make it difficult for engines to work properly, snow limits tire traction and salt causes rust and gravel pits on the exterior paint. This is why it is a good idea to protect your car during cold months by winterizing your vehicle before the beginning of the season. Prepare for… Read More »Preparing for Winter Driving
There are a number of things that we should do to ensure our homes are “Fall weather-ready”. Below we have outlined some of the most important tasks to check off your list to keep costs down and claims at bay. Change the batteries and clean your smoke detectorsPut fresh batteries in your smoke alarms and… Read More »Fall Cleaning Checklist
The holidays are just about here! It’s a wonderful time of year, full of cheer; however, it’s important to also be mindful of some safety hazards that come along with the magic of the season. Whether you’re preparing decadent holiday dinners, decking your halls, or hosting gatherings with loved ones, we’ve put together some helpful… Read More »Holiday Home Safety
SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA – December 17, 2020 – Westland Insurance Group Ltd. (“Westland”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nova Scotia-based Storm Insurance Group (“Storm”), with a scheduled close date of January 6, 2021. This acquisition supports Westland’s expansion strategy to serve more communities nationally, and it is… Read More »Westland Insurance Now Coast-to-Coast with Storm Insurance Acquisition
This article was originally posted on economical.com. Have you noticed more and more roundabouts popping up on roads around your neighbourhood? These circular intersections are intended to help keep traffic flowing more efficiently than regular intersections, decrease the number of serious collisions, allow for easier left turns, and reduce the emissions produced by vehicles idling… Read More »How to navigate a roundabout
This article was originally posted on economical.com. When it comes to storing your vehicle for an extended period of time, it takes more than just throwing a sheet over it and locking it in the garage. If you aren’t planning on using your car for the foreseeable future, there are some steps you can take… Read More »How to prepare your vehicle for long-term storage
This article was originally posted on economical.com. For a teenager, a driver’s licence is more than a new card for their wallet –– it’s a rite of passage. For many, once they’ve got that permit in their hands, they turn their sights to finding a vehicle of their own. Even if they work hard to… Read More »How to choose the right vehicle for a teenage driver
Westland MyGroup has invested in a digital/paperless solution, providing you with a convenient way to access your insurance information, going forward! Using our self-serve customer portal. Easily view and request changes to your insurance information 24/7, on any device. Westland MyGroup Client Access Centre services and features: View your policy details and wordings Access your… Read More »Going Paperless: Introducing the Westland MyGroup Client Access Centre
To our customers, With the significant and growing concern in Canada of the COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) situation, we wish to provide you with an update on how Westland MyGroup Auto and Home Insurance is handling this situation as it relates to our customers and employees. For our customers, we are fully operational. Our business is equipped… Read More »To our customers
What affects rates? Size and performance of your vehicle. Smaller cars can cause your premium to be higher because they sustain more damage in collisions. High-performance vehicles, such as sports cars, tend to be driven more aggressively and therefore often incur a higher premium. Value and age of your vehicle. The more expensive and new… Read More »10 Tips for Lower Auto Premiums
Storm Insurance Group (Storm), including Westland MyGroup Auto & Home Insurance (Westland MyGroup), is thrilled to take second place in the annual “Top 10 Insurance Brokerages in Canada” report released by Insurance Business Canada (IBC), April 16, 2019. This marks Storm’s second time being recognized as a Top 10 Canadian Brokerage, having placed fourth on… Read More »Storm Insurance Group Ranked #2 in 2019 Top 10 Canadian Brokerages Awards
Westland MyGroup is pleased to announce Lori Milne as the second winner of $2000 in the Pick Your Prize Sweepstakes! Lori Milne resides in Barrie with her daughters and works at the Midland location of pt Health. Lori enjoys the great outdoors and is planning on using her winnings to treat herself and her daughters… Read More »Pick Your Prize Winner #2!
A Dream Come True: Jamie Reid of Westland MyGroup presents the keys to a 2016 BMW 428i to Sobeys Urban Fresh employee Adriana Thimi. Adriana won the car in the Select Sweepstakes campaign by calling her group insurance broker, Westland MyGroup, for a quote. Pictured (left to right) David Fitzpatrick, Division Vice President at Economical… Read More »Westland MyGroup Presents 2016 BMW to Sobeys Urban Fresh Employee
Westland MyGroup awarded the first winner of the Pick Your Prize Sweepstakes, Julie-Ann MacLean, with $2000. Julie-Ann works with the Sobey’s Group of Companies, and won BIG by taking advantage of her Westland MyGroup savings. Originally from Ontario, Julie-Ann recently made the move to Nova Scotia, and says she plans to use her $2000 toward… Read More »1st Pick Your Prize Winner Announced!