Easing the Pressure: ICBC reveals distribution plan for gas relief rebate cheques

Vancouver, British Columbia — Details surrounding ICBC’s gas relief rebate have finally been unveiled, as the government insurer plans to dole out $165 to any customer who held a basic insurance policy during February 2022. This news follows B.C. Premier John Horgan’s initial March announcement that the government would be sending out one-time cheques of […]

Winter Bonus: First 200,000 MPI rebate cheques to be mailed this week

Winnipeg, Manitoba — It’s that time of year—the MPI rebate cheques are here. Or they’re being mailed out this week, at least.  Manitoba’s public auto insurer expects to put about $328 back into the wallets of drivers as the first 200,000 rebate cheques are on the way to Canada Post. MPI says that in total, […]

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 […]

Crash Quota: MPI warns of crash increase alongside lifted COVID-19 restrictions

Winnipeg, Manitoba — As provinces delve deeper into re-opening stages, Manitoba’s MPI is reminding drivers that as life returns to normal, so too will traffic accident rates as commuters start resuming regular schedules. According to Manitoba Public Insurance, the number of deaths and serious injuries from car crashes spiked during the months public health orders […]

Regina Recovering: SGI receives more than 3,700 vehicle claims after Regina hailstorm

Regina, Saskatchewan — While the real costs are of course still being tallied up, SGI places the amount of vehicle damage claims they received in the days following Tuesday night’s hailstorm at more than 3,700. Reports of golf ball-sized hail extend as far as Assiniboia, 130 kilometres southwest of the storm’s eye in Regina. “It’s […]

Silver Linings: SGI reports ‘exceptionally strong’ earnings following release of annual report

Regina, Saskatchewan — Showing that no matter what the world throws its way, the Prairies will always pull through with SGI reporting a strong financial year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Saskatchewan’s public insurance company reported that they managed to stay afloat over the last year thanks to “exceptionally strong investment earnings and lower-than-anticipated collision claims”, […]