Exploring Hobby Farms Today Webinar (BC)


Insurance Institute of BC, BC Map
Date and Time: November 02, 2023 9:00am - 10:45am PST

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Hobby farms may be passion projects or for pleasure but they have particular insurance needs to ensure adequate coverage. Explore how to identify and classify a hobby farm and what differentiates them from a commercial farm operation. Learn practical tips and strategies to mitigate risks for these small-scale farm operations.  The content will be specific to BC and AB regions.

Webinar Objectives

Identify and classify a hobby farm operation  
• Explain when a hobby farm becomes a commercial farm operation 
• Determine coverages a typical hobby farm should carry
• Compare premises liability vs commercial general liability
• Discuss the future and diversification of hobby farms

Webinar Presenter

Rob Selby, Farm Underwriter Manager for all of Canada - Peace Hills General Insurance Company 
Rob grew up in a small rural town of Manitou, Manitoba.  He started a career in insurance in 2005.  After pursuing his Life license, Rob pursued his level 3 General Insurance License and began specializing in Farm Insurance. Rob was the owner and operator of Lakeview Insurance Brokers (Manitou) Ltd.  In 2022 Rob joined Peace Hills and assumed his current role as Farm Underwriting Manager for all of Canada.

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Number of Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 Technical CE Credit (BC)
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Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 2, 2023

Fees: Before GST. Insurance Institute membership required

$61.90 IIBC Member
$55.71 Corporate Rate (group of 6+) - Contact Winnie to register groups.

+$85.71 Insurance Institute membership for New Members (membership exp May 31, 2024 )

Cancellation Policy:   Participant substitutions accepted up to 24 hours prior to webinar (substitute must be current member). IIBC reserves the right to cancel the webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Insurance Institute of BC
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