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Allstate Canada debuts telematics app

May 16, 2019 by Jason Contant

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada has joined the ranks of insurers providing telematics apps. Allstate Canada said Monday it has debuted a “personalized app for the modern driver” as National Road Safety Week (May 14-20) kicks off in Canada. Several other

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Which Canadian community has the lowest vehicle collision rate?

December 17, 2018 by Jason Contant

A community in northern Ontario ranks as the safest for drivers in Canada, with an average vehicle collision rate of 3.8%, according to data from the Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. The 10th Annual Allstate Canada Safe Driving Study found

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New Canadian water product covers service line damage

March 9, 2018 by Jason Contant

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada has launched a water protection package that “differentiates itself from others on the market” by offering service line coverage as well as sewer backup, overland water and sewer backup mitigation coverage. On Thursday, Allstate Canada

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Millennials admit to driving distracted: Allstate survey

March 6, 2018 by David Gambrill

Canadians think Millennials behind the wheel are most likely to drive distracted – and the majority of Millennials appear to agree, according to a new poll conducted by Leger for Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. Eighty per cent of Canadians

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Courts flip-flop on Allstate employment case

February 12, 2018 by David Gambrill

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada was not entitled to change the terms of employment of one of its sales agents during a 24-month “working notice” period, the Court of Appeal for Ontario has ruled, reversing a lower court decision that

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Top 3 most dangerous places to drive in Canada

November 22, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Halifax has the highest collision frequency rate (7.9%) in Canada this year, according to the Allstate Insurance Company of Canada’s 2017 Safe Driving Study. It’s the third consecutive year that Halifax has topped Allstate’s study of collision frequency in Canada.

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Allstate Canada expands UBI program Drivewise into Nova Scotia after “great success” in Alberta and Ontario

August 15, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Allstate Insurance Company of Canada announced on Monday that it is expanding its usage-based insurance (UBI) program Drivewise in Nova Scotia “after experiencing great success in the provinces of Alberta and Ontario.” Drivewise rewards those who exhibit safe driving

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Northbridge Insurance covering ridesharing service in Waterloo, Ontario area

December 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Northbridge General Insurance Corporation is writing an auto policy for RideCo, which provides what RideCo calls “personalized, express transit service” in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario area, Northbridge Insurance announced Thursday. “The Northbridge Insurance policy is issued to RideCo, with both RideCo,

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Esurance introduces homeowners insurance in Alberta

October 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Esurance, the online direct-to-consumer insurance company, announced on Thursday that it is now offering homeowners insurance in Alberta. The Esurance homeowners policy offers Albertans comprehensive protection as well as water backup and additional living expense coverage to safeguard their homes,

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Allstate Canada now offering personal coverage for ride-for-hire drivers in Alberta

August 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Allstate Insurance Company of Canada announced on Monday that it has launched its personal coverage solution for drivers operating ride-for-hire vehicles within Alberta. Effective Aug. 22, coverage will be available for eligible drivers through Allstate Canada in the form

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Allstate rolls out telematics auto insurance in Alberta

April 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada announced Tuesday it is using telematics to provide usage-based insurance to personal lines customers in Alberta. Allstate went live April 1 with Drivewise, using technology from Huntington Beach, Calif.-based Modus Group LLC. “In Ontario, (Drivewise)