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After Alberta election, what’s next for auto insurance?

May 30, 2023 by Alyssa DiSabatino

With the United Conservative Party’s Danielle Smith re-elected as Alberta premier, the industry is hoping for both long- and short-term solutions to the auto issue, especially since the province’s “rate pause” makes it harder for drivers to secure coverage and

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IBAC reacts to federal election

September 21, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

As the results from Monday’s federal election come in, your national industry association is promising to educate new members of parliament on why it’s important to keep banking and insurance in separate industry silos. “We congratulate Prime Minister [Justin] Trudeau

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Car hits 9 people at Quebec polling station

September 21, 2021 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Police say the condition of a 77-year-old woman is uncertain after she was among nine people hit by a car outside a polling station in a Montreal suburb Monday evening. Sgt. Veronique Comtois said today the woman’s injuries

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Would the Liberals hike the industry’s corporate income tax?

August 31, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Brokers will probably not be directly affected by a Liberal election promise to raise corporate tax rates on insurance companies making over $1 billion a year in profits, the CEO of the national brokerage association suggests. As quoted by The

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Should accident benefits for minor injuries be optional?

June 5, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Should greater choice in auto insurance for Ontario motorists include the ability of insureds to opt out of benefits for minor injuries? David Marshall, a special advisor to Finance Minister Charles Sousa, has questioned whether accident benefits should cover minor

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Message from the President

May 16, 2018 Monica Kuzyk, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

How upcoming Ontario election impacts auto insurance

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How Intact responded when asked about Ontario election outcomes

April 2, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Ontario auto insurers face “a wide range of outcomes” with an election scheduled this June, says the head of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurer. The worst case scenario would see a political climate ill-suited to writing auto insurance in