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Work Zone = Slow Down

Work Zone = Slow Down

Posted in Auto Insurance / Insurance / Stories / Vehicle

We have all done it....drove up to a construction zone and let out an exhasperated sigh. I am guilty of that myself. However, seeing that it is National Work Zone Awareness Week, I think we should take a minute to go over some ways that you can help lower some very...


Who Pays When You Lose An Airliner?

Who Pays When You Lose An Airliner?

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has consumed our news and minds. How could a plane carrying 239 people just vanish? Was it an accident? Was it intentional? Who could do such a thing? There are so many unanswered questions, lots of theories, but no answers. One of the questions that...


Don’t Let Your Ice Dam You

Don’t Let Your Ice Dam You

Posted in Home / Insurance

 Last year with all of that dam snow, there were a lot of claims. At Galon Insurance we really want to give our clients as much information as we can to help them prevent those ice dams, and related claims, from occurring. However, if your house already suffers from ice dams, we...


5 Most Asked Questions About Snowmobile Insurance

5 Most Asked Questions About Snowmobile Insurance

Posted in Insurance

Living in Saskatchewan, Snowmobiling is practically an Olympic sport. Most of us have grown up with family or friends taking to the back fields and farms surrounding Regina to shred through the freshly packed snow almost every weekend. We take for granted all the safety features snowmobiles...


The Hidden Side of Olympic Hockey-The Insurance Bill

The Hidden Side of Olympic Hockey-The Insurance Bill

Posted in Insurance / Stories

Why is there always a controversy of whether or not to send our NHL players to play in the Olympics? Every Olympiad the controversy seems to continue, National Hockey Players playing in the Olympics. The NHL team owners strongly dislike it, and why wouldn't they? They're investment in...


How Much Are Your Vices Really Costing You?

How Much Are Your Vices Really Costing You?

Posted in Insurance / Policies / Savings / Stories

I live a pretty clean lifestyle. That may have not always been the case. I decided smoking and drinking were cool when I was a teenager, but I have since changed my mind – for reasons both health-related and financial.   It’s scary to sometimes think about how much our bad habits cost us....


Boarder Beware! Canada And USA To Start Tracking The Number of Days You're In and Out of The Country

Boarder Beware! Canada And USA To Start Tracking The Number of Days You're In and Out of The Country

Posted in Insurance

  In 2014, the Canadian and US Boarder Patrol will be keeping track of a bit more of your information. They will now know how many days you stayed in the US on your winter vacation, or any vacation to the US for that matter.   It's been a long time coming, since some snowbirds have...


Baby It’s Cold Outside

Baby It’s Cold Outside

The Christmas season may be gone but winter is certainly not. Frankly whenever I open my door the windchill seems to be telling me to stay inside. So wouldn’t it be convenient to crack open my laptop or log on to my computer instead of braving the cold to run errands?   Yes, we have now come...


Thinking of Purchasing a Used Vehicle? Here’s What Not to Buy!

With thousands of cars on the market how are you supposed to have any idea which one to choose? My grandfather consistently bought the same car over and over again. All he did was upgrade to the new year of the same make and model. I was always curious why – but I guess people like to play...


Travel Frequently? How To Get A Nexus Card

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How Easy Is It To Get Travel Insurance?

How Easy Is It To Get Travel Insurance?

     You're two hours from boarding the plane. You've checked, double checked, and triple checked your packing list. As you are about to call the cab to take you to the airport you have a flash of fear come to mind, I didn't get travel insurance.      I was in this predicament over the...


Regina's Threat of an Earthquake Still Hovering Around Zero

Regina's Threat of an Earthquake Still Hovering Around Zero

Posted in Home / Insurance / Property

Living in the middle of the prairies, in good old Regina, Saskatchewan we take for granted what we have here. So what, we don't have a professional sports team or an indoor amusement park in our mall, but what we do have is a land mass that's very sheltered from the most serious of...