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August 3, 2020

Struggling merchants, insurers battle over pandemic coverage

Restaurants, bars and other merchants struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic are desperately reaching out for a lifeline from insurers that in turn contend […]
July 31, 2020

Vacation properties see spike in demand as people look for safe getaways

Vacation properties see spike… Like many realtors working Canada’s recreational markets, David Jurek says he’s seen properties move unusually quickly since the start of COVID-19. The […]
July 28, 2020

COVID-19 isolation could mean more vehicles, more accidents but how?

You wouldn’t think the COVID-19 pandemic would have much of an impact on motor vehicle accidents given the stay-an-home measures being suggested across the province. However, […]
July 28, 2020

Millennial Money: Smart moves when cash is tighter than time

Lots of people have more time than money nowadays. If you’re one _ maybe you’re taking a staycation or you freed up commuting hours by working […]
July 20, 2020

Why don’t we have pay-per-mile auto insurance in Canada?

In Canada, we don’t have the option to buy auto insurance by the mile – or in our case, by the kilometre. The technology is already […]
July 9, 2020

Road tests to expand July 8 with phased approach

ICBC is continuing to expand its road testing by opening it up to all customers through a phased approach. This builds upon the successful reopening of […]
July 2, 2020

IBC Congratulates Ontario Government On Announcement to Increase Oversight of Towing Industry

TORONTO, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, the Ontario government announced the creation of a new task force to improve provincial oversight of the towing industry. The task force will […]
June 29, 2020

SGI road tests re-open to everyone, effective today

Safety measures still in place; limited capacity and high demand for appointments expected Appointments can be booked for all drivers who are required to take a […]
June 24, 2020

The “Data” Exclusion And The Duty To Defend

In a recent decision an Ontario court found that an insurer has a duty to defend both the main action and a third party claim in […]
June 18, 2020

Ontario drivers see average of $150 savings; minister says more should be done

TORONTO _ Insurance companies have provided $685 million in relief to Ontario drivers using their cars less during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the province’s finance minister […]
June 10, 2020

Check that your home insurance covers flood damage

Home insurance… As the seventh anniversary of the Great Flood of 2013 approaches, the City of Calgary has issued a high water advisory for the Bow […]
June 3, 2020

Why good credit matters even if you don’t plan to borrow

Even if you don’t plan to borrow a dime, a good credit record is valuable. Think of it like a household fire extinguisher: It’s smart to […]