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How this insurer is calculating rates for Gender X auto clients

November 29, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Starting Wednesday, The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company will start applying the female rates to Nova Scotia auto clients who identify as Gender X. In a ruling released Nov. 19, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board approved The

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Insurer ups distracted driving from minor to major conviction

July 6, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Nova Scotia motorists could be out of luck when they try to renew their auto insurance if they got caught more than once using a hand-held gizmo when they should be paying attention to the road. In a ruling posted

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Pot legalization not a good reason to raise auto rates: Regulator

March 26, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

Nova Scotia’s auto insurance regulator is not letting The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company take marijuana legalization into account when calculating this year’s rate increases. The Dominion said in a rate change application that claims frequency will likely go

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Priority dispute in mechanic test-drive case could reach top court

June 27, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A priority dispute between Ontario auto insurers over who should pay accident benefits to a mechanic injured while test-driving a customer’s car could be headed to Canada’s highest court. Auto repair shop owner Jing Hua Fan was hurt in 2011

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Excluded drivers can still claim accident benefits, court rules

February 5, 2018 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Drivers excluded from coverage on their own policies can still claim accident benefits on the policies of other drivers, as long as they weren’t driving the vehicles from which they were excluded coverage, the Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled

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Heather Masterson appointed president and CEO of Travelers Canada

November 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Travelers Canada announced on Thursday that Heather Masterson has been appointed president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Masterson succeeds Duane Sanders, “who has taken a senior leadership role in the company’s largest business segment in the United States,” Travelers

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Millennials ‘not that informed’ about coverage needs: Travelers Canada CEO

October 22, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Customers in their 20s and 30s are “not that informed” of their property insurance needs, suggested Duane Sanders, president and chief executive officer of Travelers Canada, at the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario annual convention Thursday. Sanders was one of