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Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) BC and Working Ventures Insurance, Ltd.

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) BC represents more than 92,000 workers, in more than 160 locals, in vital sectors such as health care, emergency services, education, social services, utilities, transportation, airlines and more. Working with unions and union members such as those with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) BC, representing workers in health […]

Homeowners’ Risk Management

As a homeowner, risk management – being aware of potential risks and taking action to limit your liabilities – can help ensure that your most valuable assets are protected. Risk, as it pertains to insurance, refers to the possibility of loss, or other adverse incidents, for which an insurance claim might be filed. For homeowners, risk management […]

Tenant’s Insurance – 6 Important Reasons to Have It!

Don’t depend on your landlord’s policy. If you’re a renter, tenant’s insurance is a definite must to ensure your belongings and your potential liability are covered! It’s so important to expect the unexpected and be prepared, particularly when you’re a renter. In fact, rather than take your landlord’s coverage for granted, it’s better to simply assume that your […]

Helping You Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

The Holiday Season is a special time for festivities and celebrations with loved ones. It’s also a time when the number of preventable residential fires increases across Canada. The Holidays are, for all intents and purposes, upon us. Homes are strewn with twinkly lights, the Holiday parties are in full swing, and the festive glow […]

Thousands of Members Proud: BCGEU

Working Ventures Insurance is proud to support existing and retired members of BCGEU, providing group insurance discounts and savings! One of the largest, most diverse, and fastest growing unions in British Columbia, the BCGEU represents over 76,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) […]

Old Man Winter Returns! A Guide to Winterizing Your Home

Winterizing your home can prevent unforeseen seasonal disasters as well as ensure your comfort and peace of mind all season long. While death and taxes may be a certainty for everyone, there’s another particular thing that’s certain for Canadians: winter! British Columbians may not be yet in the full throes of the season, and it’s […]

How a Wood-Burning Stove or Fireplace Impacts Your Home Insurance Coverage

Wood stoves and fireplaces: undeniable efficiency Fire has been sued to provide heat for thousands of years. Despite our many technological advancements in this Information Age, fire as a source of heat is still revered for its efficiency and ambience. In the early 1700’s, German immigrants invented stoves called Five Plates or Jambs. This was […]