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The government is promising cuts, but can they deliver?

by September 24, 2014
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There has been no shortage of chatter and speculation surrounding the proposed cuts to insurance premiums being promised by the current Ontario government. And while we could all use a break in the pocketbook, the essential question on everyone’s mind is simply this: Can they deliver on these proposed cuts? If Read more »

The (deadly) risks of taking your eyes off the road

by February 3, 2014
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We all know that we shouldn”t do it, but at one point or another most of us are guilty of using our

Eyes on the Road

by October 24, 2013
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In an article first posted on Wheels.ca, columnist Henry Stancu gives a breakdown of the statistics of the alarming trend of texting and driving. “Talking on the phone, texting or using any hand-held device while driving is against the law — but many of us still do it. In Read more »

Insurance Industry News

by June 27, 2012

Toronto-area drivers say they would try pay-as-you-drive insurance ~ Posted on canadianunderwriter.ca/news on 2012-04-23 Two-thirds of drivers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) say they would likely try pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) insurance if it were available, notes a study by the Pembina Institute, a non-profit think tank that promotes sustainable energy Read more »

Claims costs for Ontario auto insurers "still out of control": IBC

by May 29, 2012

This article was originally posted here at Canadian Underwriters online on May 28, 2012. Claims costs for Ontario auto insurers remain high despite the gains realized as a result of the provincial reforms in 2010, notes the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC) submission to the Ontario Committee Hearings on Auto Read more »

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