SWG ENVIRO - From Cold To Mould: How Construction Contractors Can Prevent Environmental Pollution This Winter

Nov 2020

In November 2019, a couple launched an $11-million lawsuit against a Calgary home builder after they claimed leakage and mould issues contributed to the death of their 24-year-old daughter and left them feeling unsafe.


SWG PL: Coverage for Civil Engineers

Nov 2020

Recent trends in professional liability for civil engineers show some startling shifts. Once upon a time, professional liability was limited to errors and omissions, or, negligence in the performance of an engineer assignment. But today, civil engineers are facing claims from a broader range of exposures, from job site safety to defects in reports.


SWG PL: 6 Common Reasons Graphic Designers Need Professional Liability Insurance

Nov 2020

A common misconception among graphic designers and other digitally-based professionals is that working with a contract will cover all their professional liabilities.


SWG Property: Faith Organizations - Is Your Client's Ministry Building Winter-Ready?

Oct 2020

Today, most faith organizations provide extensive services while operating on a very limited budget. Most face the complex challenge of taking on an expanded role in their communities with far fewer resources.


The 4 Cs of Submissions

Oct 2020

An incomplete application inhibits an accurate quote, and without an accurate quote, you’re less likely to get the kind of coverage that checks off all your client’s boxes or reflects the best possible pricing. Plus, trying to cut corners on the submission process ends up creating more back-and-forth between the broker and the underwriter.


SWG PL: Miscellaneous - 15 Industries You (Probably) Didn’t Know We Cover

Oct 2020

In Canada, 70 percent of the workforce is employed by small and medium sized businesses, a significant portion of which comprise professional service providers. (1) These hardworking entrepreneurial professionals provide specialist knowledge to their clients, relying on their professionalism and quality of service to build them a solid reputation over time.