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ICBC asks for 4.9% increase to basic insurance rates, lower than last year’s 5.5% increase

August 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced on Thursday that it will submit its 2016 basic rate application to the British Columbia Utilities Commission, asking for a 4.9% increase to basic insurance rates – lower than last year’s 5.5%

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2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup rioters found jointly liable for auto damage

June 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A British Columbia court recently found several individuals jointly liable for damages caused to vehicles, insured by Insurance Corporation of B.C., during riots in Vancouver in June, 2011, but the court declined to award punitive damages. On June 15, 2011,

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ICBC warns drivers to watch motorcyclists ‘for clues’

May 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s government-run auto insurer is reminding motorcycle riders to ensure their helmets display proper labels and warning vehicle operators that motorcycle turn signals can be hard to see. If a motorcycle rider “shoulder checks or the motorcycle leans, the

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Supreme Court of Canada will not hear ICBC appeal over $863K award arising from fatal collision

April 15, 2016 by Greg Meckbach

Canada’s highest court will not hear an appeal from Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, which was ordered to indemnify the estate of a passenger who caused an accident by grabbing the steering wheel of a vehicle. The Supreme Court of