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NL government cuts auto insurance tax by 2%

By: Luke Jones|January 7, 2019|10:54 am

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The auto insurance landscape in Newfoundland and Labrador is hardly serene at the moment. However, consumers in the province are getting some good news to start 2019. The provincial government…

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CTF questions proposed auto insurance rate increase in British Columbia

By: Luke Jones|January 7, 2019|10:42 am

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The chorus of displeasure surrounding the auto insurance rate increase requested by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is growing, and its not just customers voicing concerns. Indeed, the…

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How one insurer beat the marijuana confusion

By: Luke Jones|January 6, 2019|10:37 am

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Through the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes in Canada, we were consistently told the country wasn’t ready. After two months of legalization, the main story is that authorities, regulators,…

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Uber driver class-action in Ontario can proceed following court ruling

By: Luke Jones|January 5, 2019|10:51 am

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Ontario Uber drivers can proceed with a lawsuit against the company through a class action after the court of appeal said drivers should not have to resolve employment issues through…

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Winnipeg police charged 41 impaired drivers in December

By: Luke Jones|January 4, 2019|10:53 am

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Winnipeg has become the latest city to publish its impaired driving figures for the festive period. City police stopped over 7,500 vehicles during the Christmas to New Year week and…

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Uber driver among impaired drivers in York during holiday season

By: Luke Jones|January 4, 2019|10:45 am

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Between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, 22 motorists in York were charged with Impaired driving, according to York Regional Police. The number is perhaps not surprising considering the busy…

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Impaired driving offences stretched GTA police during Holiday Season

By: Luke Jones|January 3, 2019|10:42 am

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Over the Holiday Season, police in the Greater Toronto Area were kept busy by large numbers of impaired drivers. Statistics from the 2018 RIDE program show there were hundreds of…

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IBC praises Ontario’s distracted driving laws and calls for change in driver attitude in 2019

By: Luke Jones|January 3, 2019|10:38 am

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Starting Jan. 1, Ontario’s stricter distracted driving laws are in effect and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has applauded the change, offering support for the new regulations. Ontario’s new…

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RCMP to debut new powers this New Year’s Eve

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2018|2:28 pm

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Holiday season is in full swing and New Year’s Eve is the cherry on the festive cake. As Canadians usher in 2019, RCMP are reminding drivers to be careful on…

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OPP puts more officers on streets to catch impaired drivers this New Year’s Eve

By: Luke Jones|December 31, 2018|2:16 pm

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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have joined the chorus of organizations calling for Canadians to stay safe this New Year’s Eve. Specifically, OPP is urging motorists to leave their vehicle behind…

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