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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 […]
November 22, 2018

Speaking in code: A brief overview of building code in Canada

by Glenn McGillivray It is somewhat understandable why most Canadians seem to know virtually nothing about how building codes work in this country. After all, a person […]
November 20, 2018

IBC Supports Ontario Government’s Review of Auto Insurance Rate Regulation

In today’s Fall Economic Statement, the Ontario government committed to cut red tape in the auto insurance system to benefit consumers. “We congratulate the government on working to […]
November 14, 2018

1 in 3 Canadians surveyed haven’t read their insurance policy

One in three Canadians haven’t read their home or auto insurance policy, according to new research from Sonnet Insurance, Canada’s only national online home and auto insurance company. Those […]