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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 […]
June 3, 2020

SGI: Speeding and work zones – Here’s what you need to know

Did you know that driving 100km/h Speeding past an emergency vehicle with lights flashing results in a $570 ticket and 3 demerits? Many drivers go over […]
May 28, 2020

What insurers do – and don’t – owe restaurants during COVID-19

Buying insurance is placing a bet you’d rather not have to collect on. It’s hoping for the best but planning for the worst. We pay monthly […]