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Married B.C. couple latest brokers to be disciplined for toll bridge scandal

December 13, 2019 by David Gambrill

A husband and wife working in the same brokerage are the latest to have been caught in the dragnet of the B.C. toll bridge fiasco, which has already resulted in licence suspensions for a handful of the province’s brokers. In

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Broker’s licence suspended for taking $8,000 in premiums without authorization

August 27, 2018 by Jason Contant

A B.C. broker has had her sales licence suspended for three years after she took approximately $8,000 in premiums without authorization. The broker admitted she took the funds without authorization to pay for a relative’s medical expenses and her intention

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Alberta considering changes to impaired driving legislation

August 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Government of Alberta has announced that it will “look at implementing changes” to impaired driving legislation in the province following a recent Court of Appeal of Alberta decision. On May 18, 2017, the Court of Appeal ruled that part

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Bill proposing increase in careless driving fines to be tabled soon in Ontario

March 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A bill proposing a minimum $2,000 fine, under Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act, for careless driving causing death or bodily harm, will be re-introduced in the legislature, a Hamilton-area MPP said Thursday. Bill 213, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic

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SGI records more than 350 impaired driving offences in Saskatchewan in December

January 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) reported on Monday that there were 353 offences related to impaired driving in the province in December, compared to 308 in December 2015. “Too many people still made the poor decision to drive after drinking in

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Motorists’ oral drug testing trial to ‘help establish possible future operating procedures:’ Public Safety Canada

December 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

In a pilot project involving anonymous volunteers, several police departments across Canada will start using oral fluid screening devices to test drivers for drugs such as marijuana and cocaine, the federal government announced Wednesday. “None of the results from the

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Three-day roadside suspensions for drug-impaired Ontario drivers start Oct. 2

September 29, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Effective this Monday, Ontario police will be able to impose three-day roadside licence suspensions for drivers found to be operating vehicles while impaired by a drug or by a combination of drugs and alcohol. The Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act