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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, 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 […]
January 3, 2019

New Year’s Resolution – Be a Safe Driving Advocate in 2019

It is back to work for many people today and while many of us have made resolutions for the New Year, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) encourages everyone […]
December 19, 2018

Nine Insurance Scams from 2018

Source: The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud While much of insurance fraud goes unreported, at least $80 billion in fraudulent claims are made annually in the U.S. […]
December 17, 2018

Gone in 60 seconds: Canada’s Top 10 Stolen Vehicles for 2018

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada’s most frequently stolen vehicles, which is compiled using data from its members across the […]
December 12, 2018

Have water damage in your home?

Desjardins Group Latest Desjardins survey reveals 1 in 4 Canadians have experienced water damage to their home but only half know what’s covered by their insurance […]
December 10, 2018

Time to increase auto liability coverage: Lawyer

by Greg Meckbach Ontario’s new government should require motorists to buy more liability coverage than is currently mandatory, a lawyer who represents claimants says. “I think […]
December 6, 2018

Avoid costly mistakes with the car buyer’s checklist

By Philip Reed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In the excitement of buying a new (or used) car it’s easy to forget critical details that wind up costing […]
December 3, 2018

Ontarians Feel They Are Paying Too Much for Insurance

In a recent survey of Ontarians conducted by Leger, 60 percent of respondents indicated that they feel they are paying too much for insurance. Foxquilt, a growing […]
November 29, 2018

GM in for ‘one hell of a fight’ over planned Oshawa plant closure: Union

The union representing workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., is promising “one hell of a fight” after the automaker announced it would […]
November 27, 2018

Pedestrian Found 80% At Fault For Being Struck While Jaywalking

Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Court of Appeal upholding a trial judge’s assessment of fault for a pedestrian/vehicle collision. In the […]