SWG SECURE: Offering Specialized Coverage for Home Monitoring Systems

Apr 2021

Canada’s security industry offers a variety of personal, technical, and digital services to protect people and property. South Western Group provides tailored coverage based on deep expertise in the security industry - covering everything from installers, to manufacturers, to security guards, to private investigators.


SWG PROPERTY: Food Trucks Are Opening Shop With A Sense of Optimism

Apr 2021

Spring is in the air, bringing Canadians welcome respite from home-bound living. As the days get longer and warmer, municipalities and businesses are ramping up for food truck season.


SWG ELITE: Keeping Clients Summer-Ready with Personal Lines Insurance

Mar 2021

After a long winter, spring is finally coming and this means summer is not far off. Anxious from spending the cold months cooped up and socially distanced in their homes, Canadians are itching to get outdoors, breathe in the fresh air, and feel the warm sunlight on their skin.


SWG SECURE: Protecting Canada’s Surveillance Specialists

Mar 2021

Since the late 1960s, the private law enforcement industry has grown more than tenfold. Careers in private law enforcement were rated among “the 30 best-paying fast-track careers.” In recent years, the private investigator industry grew by 33.6% in Ontario as police careers in the province shrank by 6.8%. (1) Private investigation is a growing industry, offering stability and numerous employment opportunities - particularly in Ontario.


Broker Education: Concurrent Duty to Defend

Mar 2021

Suppose a municipality (“the City”) rents a hockey rink at a community center to a local hockey club and minor hockey association for a minor league game. During this game, a young boy is injured by a stray hockey puck while watching from the stands. The young boy’s guardian then sues both the City and the national hockey association for the child’s broken jaw and associated pain and suffering.


SWG ENVIRO: On-Site Protection with Premises Environmental Liability

Mar 2021

Premises Environmental Liability is designed to protect against both “sudden and accidental” and “gradual” pollution events, which are fairly broad terms. Here’s what each term means.