Children’s Wish 6th Annual Exile Island

Team Dream Big, which consisted of members from Canstar Restorations, Cunningham Lindsey and CJB Restoration, participated in the 6th Annual Children’s Wish Exile Island event on November 20th.  Each team participating in the event was given a Children’s Wish child to fundraise for and help grant their wish. Our child, Jaidyn (7), was diagnosed with […]
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13th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament

The seasons first industry golf tournament opened up on June 5, 2015 which was held at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club. It was great to see a lot of familiar and new faces. The sun was shining, the people were smiling – we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. We thank the Institute of […]
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BCAA Gives Back – Zajac Ranch

On May 19th, Canstar Restorations joined in BCAA’s volunteer day at Zajac Ranch.  Over 50 BCAA staff attended at the Ranch, and renewed flower beds and trails, power washed sidewalks, and built benches and tables.  The event was remarkably well organized and a wonderful lunch was catered by the Zajac Ranch kitchen. In the closing […]
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An Evening with the Right Honourable Joe Clark

On March 26th, Canstar hosted a table at the Twelfth Annual Bob Vickerstaff Insurance Industry Dinner.  We were pleased to enjoy the company of MLA Linda Reimer, Counsellor Craig Hodge, and our insurance industry friends Norm Hait, Darren Berg, Pauline Kemp, and Marco Castrucci.  Congratulations to the organizing committee for another outstanding event, hosted by […]
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Advanced Failure Analysis

Canstar Restorations hosted a seminar on the topic of material failure analysis.  Elvis Cepuš of RJ Waldron & Company presented a collection of case studies covering a range of insurance losses: •Water Losses •Fire Investigations •Construction defects   Dr. Cepuš’ scope of work includes product liability, construction defects, machine failures, appliance fires, marine incidents, bicycle […]
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Pink Shirt Day 2015

Pink Shirt Day originated in 2007 by two grade 12 teens from Nova Scotia (David Shepherd and Travis Price) who noticed a 9th grader being bullied for wearing a pink shirt on his first day of school. David and Travis took action and bought 50 pink shirts to distribute to students to start the “Sea […]
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Insurance Institute of BC Seminar – Understanding Hoarders & Managing Their Claims

Canstar Restorations had the great pleasure of taking part in a very insightful and informative seminar on the topic of Hoarders. While it is not frequently discussed in an insurance setting, hoarding is an exposure we all need to be aware of. Hoarders now number in the millions, and like other disorders such as Alzheimer’s, it […]
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Canstar at Habitat for Humanity

Canstar Restorations sponsored a Build-Day through Habitat for Humanity.  Our team helped out in their ReStore Vancouver location, and we had a ton of fun while supporting this great cause.  Special thanks to Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver for having us and making us feel very welcome.   If you would like to learn more […]
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Global BC News

Monday, October 27, 2014:  The south coast is bracing for yet another fall storm with the potential to knock out power and cause flooding.  Jay Dargatz spoke to Global BC News about the types of flooding Canstar encounters. (click on the photo to view Global BC News clip)
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