Travel Agents Need PL Insurance as Restrictions Roll Back

Apr 2022

As the federal government eases COVID-19 travel restrictions, making it easier for travellers to get insurance, travel agents can expect business to pick up again in the near future.


SWG for Landscapers

Apr 2022

Our horticulture industry is an important part of Canada's food supply, economic growth, and environmental protection. As the horticulture industry plays a vital role in a sustainable future, the Government of Canada is supporting and promoting Canada's vibrant ornamental horticulture sector.


Help Prepare Arborists for Storm Season

Apr 2022

Damaged or downed trees can make spring a busy and dangerous time for arborists. In Canada, October through April are the windiest months, with winds averaging 11.4 miles per hour. In March of this year, the weatherman predicted wind gusts of up to 100 km/h in Toronto, Ontario.


SWG SECURE: Home Monitoring

Mar 2022

Canadian security companies offer a range of personal, technical, and digital services to protect people and property. Based on deep security industry expertise, South Western Group provides tailored coverage across the board - from installers to manufacturers to security guards and private investigators. SWG provides specialized coverage for home monitoring systems as a submarket within the security industry.


SWG PROPERTY: Food Trucks

Mar 2022

Food trucks are the lifeblood of any city, attracting tourists and revitalizing neighbourhoods. But with the pandemic and fluctuating oil prices and permit fees, many vendors are feeling the strain. Businesses like the one in Winnipeg are now seeking government assistance to cover the costs of losing significant revenue due to the pandemic. (1) In addition to fee cuts, specialized insurance coverage can be lifesaving for these businesses during unexpected crises.


SWG Property: Rented Dwellings

Mar 2022

Brokers in the commercial property market should look to Ontario for new business opportunities in rented housing insurance. Vacant houses are on the rise in Toronto and on the decline in Vancouver, according to a new analysis of census data.