The ICBC Crisis Explained — Part 1: The public and the private

Collision Repair magazine’s coverage of the crisis facing the Insurance Company of British Columbia, a public insurer with a near monopoly in the province, has received considerable attention from readers around the country. One of the most frequent requests made to our editorial team over the course of the crisis has been for us to […]

Privatize or Pay: The Insurance Bureau of Canada calls for privatization in B.C.

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a report calling for the privatization of B.C.'s auto insurance market

By Gideon Scanlon   Vancouver, British Columbia — February 1, 2018 — In response to news that B.C.’s public auto insurer ended 2017 with a $1.3 billion loss, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released a report calling for more privatization in the B.C. auto  insurance business – effectively calling for an end to […]