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How to Buy Insurance


You can buy optional auto coverage as well as home and business insurance from private insurers. Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), a government-run insurer, sells mandatory auto insurance.

Insurance protects you and your property against risk by covering unforeseen damage or mishaps. When driving a car, buying a home or establishing a business, insurance can give you peace of mind. Where to Buy Auto InsuranceAccident benefits, third-party liability and uninsured auto coverage must be bought from MPI. Learn more about Manitoba auto insurance.

Where to Buy InsuranceMost insurance representatives provide some form of home and business insurance. Make an informed choice before you buy. Throughout the province, private insurance companies compete on the basis of price, coverage and service. They offer Nova Scotia consumers and businesses choices when buying mandatory auto or optional home or business insurance. Private insurers provide expert guidance on the best value and coverage for your needs.
​Auto Insurance By law, if you own and drive a car in Nova Scotia, you must buy auto insurance from a private insurer. Home InsuranceWhile the law does not mandate it, banks or mortgage holders may insist that you purchase home insurance Business InsuranceAlso called “commercial insurance,” business insurance​​ is not mandatory in the province.