It’s no secret that Canadians are taking more precautions to protect themselves and their homes by installing alarm systems, having the right home insurance, and utilizing preventative measures to discourage property crime.
Though property crime in most regions of the country is down, a break-in occurs every 90 seconds in Canada. Fortunately, a number of studies have shown that burglary is primarily a crime of opportunity. In other words, we can greatly reduce our risk by taking a common sense approach in prevention.
For a quick overview of home burglary in Canada, as well as prevention tips, check out the infographic below.
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Even when you take precautions, accidents can happen. Home insurance is one way to protect your family against financial losses from accidents. And, home insurance can start from as little as $12/month.