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British Columbia’s leading solution provider for STRATA Insurance
You get more when you buy from our STRATA specialists at HUB International Coastal Insurance Brokers. You receive the combined power of our vast global resources and solid local relationships. We deliver the solution that makes the most sense for you when it comes to your needs.

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  • October 23, 2014
    A recent survey discovered that a large percentage of Canadians may be misinformed about earthquake coverage.  The survey was conducted by Square One and was taken by 593 Canadians.  The results revealed that: 90% believe an earthquake can happen anywhere in Canada 56% believe homeowners and renters will receive financial assistance from the government for earthquake damage.  However, provincial and territorial disaster financial...
  • July 31, 2014
    Dear Valued Clients, Technical issues put our "Get a Quote" system offline for the past week. In order to make sure we’re properly connecting with you and responding in the timely and efficient manner all of us at HUB International are committed to, we’ve remedied the problem. If you had submitted a request for quote and haven’t heard a response from us, please re-submit your request.  We of course apologize for any...
  • May 26, 2014
    15 years after the previous leaky condo crisis in British Columbia, a second wave appears to be approaching.  In light of this news, condo strata corporations are preparing mandated depreciation reports on their buildings.  The reports have forced strata corporations to acknowledge the condition of their condos and the shortcomings of maintenance programs for structures that weren’t fixed in the first wave of repairs.  The...
  • April 30, 2014
    Most people purchase a Condominium Unit Owners Policy to cover their possessions if destroyed by fire or stolen from their home or their car, and also to protect them if someone gets hurt in their home. Strata owners face some very substantial exposures that are protected by a Condominium Unit Owners Policy.  The following details are from an actual loss that occurred in 2006. Mr. & Mrs. Smith, a mature and careful couple and owners of...
  • March 31, 2014
    Don’t fall into the trap of believing that all strata insurance policies are the same. There are very significant differences between the products that are available to you.  A key difference that you should be aware of is Additional Living Expenses.  In an event of a major loss event, unit owners would be on their own to pay for additional accommodations and expenses while their strata lot if being repaired.  A typical condo unit...
  • February 28, 2014
    New changes to the strata legislation were introduced by the B.C. government on February 26th.  The changes will allow owners of condos and apartments to vote for major repairs to their buildings.  According to Rich Coleman, the minister responsible for housing, the updated legislation will provide condo associations the ability to vote to spend contingency funds for repairs suggested in depreciation reports.  The new system will...


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