New vehicle storage regs for Ontario will come into force July 2016

New regulations regarding vehicle storage are coming into force in Ontario in July of 2016.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — December 28, 2015 — The new year is almost upon us, and it’s set to bring some regulatory shifts. In Ontario, operators of collision repair facilities will be dealing with changes to the laws around vehicle storage. The new regulations are designed to eliminate overcharging for vehicle storage and […]

Ministry seeks feedback on towing, storage panel report

Ministry seeks feedback on towing, storage panel report

Toronto, Ontario — August 4, 2015 — The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is encouraging the public and tow truck industry stakeholders to submit feedback on the ministry’s recommendations for the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014 (Bill 15). In early 2015, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, along with the […]

Ontario passes Bill 15, with focus on fighting fraud

Toronto, Ontario — November 24, 2014 — The Ontario government announced on November 20  the passing of a new auto insurance bill which it says will contribute towards protecting the province’s nine million licensed drivers. “These important changes are the next step in our Cost and Rate Reduction Strategy. We’re building on earlier efforts to […]

IBC supports passing of Bill 15 in Ontario

Toronto, Ontario — November 24, 2014 The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has expressed their support of the recent passing of Bill 15 ”the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act” in the Ontario legislature. “It’s a great step and strikes a blow at those in the car accident business who have wrongly profited […]

Ontario government passes second reading of Bill 15

Toronto, Ontario — November 3, 2014 — The Ontario government has passed the second reading of Bill 15, the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, and it is now being referred to the Standing Committee on General Government for review.   Bill 15 contains proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection Act, Highway Traffic […]