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Ontario township not liable for under-insured taxi: Court

July 6, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently ruled against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company when it found that a municipality that fails to enforce a bylaw stipulating taxi insurance does not owe a duty of care to parties injured

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Uber gets green light from city council to operate legally in Toronto

May 4, 2016 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Uber is voicing its thanks after Toronto city council gave the ride-hailing service the green light to operate legally in the city. In a message to those who use its app, Uber said Toronto Mayor John Tory and

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Ottawa city council approves new vehicle-for-hire regulations

April 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Ottawa city council announced on Wednesday that it has approved new vehicle-for-hire regulations, making it one of the first Canadian jurisdictions to adopt regulations for private transportation companies (PTCs). In January, Edmonton became the first jurisdiction in Canada to legalize

Philomena Comerford, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP
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In Plain Sight

March 11, 2016 Philomena Comerford, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baird MacGregor Insurance Brokers LP

When changes in technology trigger changes in human behaviour, the societal implications can be far-reaching. The well-publicized and popular Uber app that matches UberX drivers with paying passengers has been launched in several Canadian municipalities, causing headaches for insurers, brokers,