Rebate Season: MPI announces rebates coming in early Feb. for Manitoba drivers

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitobans are getting a second Christmas in February as the province’s public insurer announced that rebate cheques and a rate reduction are on the way for drivers in Manitoba. The province’s public utilities board approved Manitoba Public Insurance’s (MPI) request for a 1.57 percent rate reduction for policyholders, as well as a […]

Credit Crisis: N.B. insurers given go-ahead for credit-based rates adjustments

Fredericton, New Brunswick — New Brunswick is a province that has been getting by the best they can despite a growing financial struggle for many of its residents, but the introduction of credit scores as a factor in setting auto insurance rates in the province is leaving many New Brunswickers without an adequate starting point. […]

Selfish Savings: Disparity in New Brunswick auto insurance rates, savings ‘obscene’

Fredericton, New Brunswick — Something isn’t adding up quite right in New Brunswick as new statistics show that auto insurers in the province saved big during the pandemic, but continued to gouge customers on premium rates. According to the General Insurance Statistical Agency (GISA), insurers charged New Brunswick drivers $197.6 million more in premiums than […]

Chopping Block: ICBC approved for 15 percent auto rates cut

Victoria, British Columbia – Drivers in British Columbia could finally get some of the financial reprieve they have been asking for now that the BC Utilities Commission has approved a 15 percent cut to the crown insurance corporation’s basic insurance rates, effective May 1, 2021. The BC government has promised to drop the rates of […]

Ontario to reform auto insurance system to combat fraud and drop prices

By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — December 6, 2017 — Ontario has announced it will take measures to make auto insurance more affordable for the province’s 10 million drivers with its Fair Auto Insurance Plan. Announced by Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, in Toronto on Wednesday, the plan includes “significant” reforms that will aim to […]