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March 12, 2019

First pot holes and now this? Car insurance rates on the rise

As if the pot holes weren’t enough for Montreal drivers to worry about, car insurance rates are on their way up. The rise comes after several […]
March 7, 2019

Speed camera ahead: Google Maps adds photo radar warnings for drivers

EDMONTON _ Drivers using Google Maps are getting a last-minute warning as they approach some photo radar camera locations. By Colette Derworiz THE CANADIAN PRESS The […]
March 5, 2019

Things That Go Bump in the Parking Lot – Part 2

By Cst. Tim Schewe (Ret.) Asking for people to send me their thoughts at the end of last week’s article resulted in one of the largest responses I’ve ever […]
February 21, 2019

Ontario motorists are peeved as record-level claims drive auto insurance premiums even higher

A new study from J.D. Power shows customer satisfaction at a low when it comes to car insurance The rising frequency of insurance claims and the […]
February 15, 2019

To See, or Not To See – Tinted Windows

One of my preferred enforcement practices was to use an unmarked car and drive in the right hand lane at or just under the speed limit. […]
February 13, 2019

Insurance claim costs are rising because severe weather is making flooding worse

Financial Post Craig Stewart Opinion: IBC fully stands by our insured loss numbers and their attribution to escalating severe weather events driven by climate change. Claim costs […]
February 6, 2019

Slip-and-slide car accidents: When to tell your insurance and how to negotiate

By Erica Alini | Global News It’s slip-and-slide season in Canada. Much of the country is covered in ice and snow and facing negative double-digit temperatures — it’s the […]
January 29, 2019

#DriveSmartBC – The Lowly Licence Plate

Cst. Tim Schewe (Ret.) | Jan 29, 2019 The licence plate has one purpose: to quickly and easily identify the vehicle that it is attached to. This is […]
January 24, 2019

5 Hyundai, Kia models have high fire insurance claim rates

The Associated Press | By Tom Krisher January 22, 2019 DETROIT — An insurance study shows that owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file […]
January 21, 2019

Study finds more than half of food produced in Canada wasted

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth […]
January 14, 2019

Ontario wants to hear from consumers about how to lower auto rates

The Ontario government is inviting drivers and consumers to share their views on how to lower the province’s auto insurance rates, part of a broader initiative […]
January 7, 2019

Canada’s first medical Cannabis Coverage plan and savings calculator launched

BuyWell.com, the first fully integrated Health and Wellness Marketplace in Canada, has introduced BuyWell Care. The new program is the country’s first guaranteed issue Medical Cannabis […]