The Regional District of Central Kootenay thinks the time has come for public home insurance.
They’ve asked the Rural Development Institute at Selkirk College to study the idea.
Rural Castlegar Director Andy Davidoff says it could keep premiums down.
It’s partly in response to higher fire insurance premiums that Glade residents may be forced to pay.
The community was reclassified as semi-protected because it’s served by a cable ferry.