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CAA calls for provincial regulation of towing industry amid continued consumer complaints

October 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The south central Ontario branch of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) is calling for provincial regulation of the towing industry following what it says are “continued instances of harrowing stories from motorists involving unscrupulous tow truck drivers on Ontario roads.”

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Equifax faces growing scrutiny as CAA says 10,000 may be impacted

September 15, 2017 Armina Ligaya and David Hodges - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – Equifax Canada is facing intensifying calls for transparency on its massive cyberhack as the Canadian Automobile Association informs thousands of its members that their data may have been compromised and frustrated consumers ask questions about why they’re being

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Impact of Fort McMurray wildfire softened by reinsurance risk sharing: DBRS

April 26, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Most Canadian insurers were able to generate positive underwriting results in Alberta through their use of reinsurance risk sharing following the Fort McMurray wildfire, credit ratings agency DBRS Limited said in a commentary released on Wednesday. The commentary, titled 2016

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New Brunswick government recommends winter tires but won’t make them mandatory

December 14, 2016 Kevin Bissett - THE CANADIAN PRESS

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick is resisting renewed calls to make snow tires mandatory, as provinces across the country take different legislative approaches to the annual slip and slide of winter driving. Green Leader David Coon says, just like seatbelts, mandatory

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Two-thirds of polled Canadians do not trust self-driving vehicles, but think there are benefits in the future: CAA

April 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Canadians are wary of driverless cars, with nearly two-thirds saying they would not trust a vehicle to drive itself while they are in it, according to new research released on Monday by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). CAA said that