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Insurers are leading the way in Cannabis Act readiness

By: Luke Jones|October 15, 2018|11:27 am

When Justin Trudeau’s new-look Liberals moved into power in Canada, plenty of campaign promises followed them. Among the pledges on the election trail was to legalize marijuana for recreational use….

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Ontario introduces government-led flood preparation funding

By: Luke Jones|October 15, 2018|11:22 am

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The Ontario Government has announced a financial partnership with the federal government to provide funding for flood preparedness. In a statement last week, the provincial announced the money will help…

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Expert warns changing driver positions in autonomous vehicles could lead to severe injuries

By: Luke Jones|October 15, 2018|11:18 am

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As vehicles become more autonomous, we may have to accept more severe collisions as the technology grows. A crash reconstructionist told Canadian Underwriter recently that driver orientation will change and…

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IBC: British Columbia’s unlisted auto insurance fee is not common practice

By: Luke Jones|October 12, 2018|8:59 am

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The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has criticized the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) over a controversial new rule. British Columbia’s public auto insurance provider is introducing a new…

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UBC study shows road fatalities have increased alongside hiked speed limits

By: Luke Jones|October 12, 2018|7:23 am

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A new study completed and published by the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests road fatalities increase in direct relation to a rise in speed limits. In the report, UBC…

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Edmonton police successfully break vehicle theft and cloning operation

By: Luke Jones|October 11, 2018|12:56 pm

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Edmonton Police Service Auto Theft Unit made three arrests while recovering seven stolen vehicles. Authorities executed an arrest warrants at a house in the Hamptons area of the city on…

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Labatt Breweries seeks distracted and impaired driving education

By: Luke Jones|October 11, 2018|12:53 pm

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The brewer is collaborations with communities around Canada to roll out the forums. Core discussion points will be distracted and impaired driving, including road safety for pedestrians and cyclists. With…

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Canadians understand risk of driving high but don’t know legal framework

By: Luke Jones|October 10, 2018|3:05 pm

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While most Canadian motorists know driving when high on pot is both illegal and a safety risk, many are still unclear on the implications on impaired driving from Marijuana use….

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Survey finds Millenials most likely to prevent distracted driving

By: Luke Jones|October 10, 2018|2:15 pm

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Young drivers in Canada are often depicted as the main culprits in the rise of distracted driving. While all motorists use a device behind the wheel, it is young drivers…

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Insurers receive green light to develop cannabis insurance

By: Luke Jones|September 24, 2018|12:00 am

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The federal government will introduce the Cannabis Act into law on October 17, allowing Canadians to buy and consume recreational marijuana. Insurers are preparing their solutions for covering homes, businesses,…

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