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Could YOU Pass a Driving Knowledge Test?

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2667″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] One of our local newspapers has a Beefs and Bouquets section that I often find entertaining. Many of the beefs concern drivers who don’t follow the rules but occasionally […]

ICBC warns about spike in pedestrian crashes

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]ICBC is launching a pedestrian safety campaign with the B.C. government and police to urge pedestrians and drivers to stay safe as crashes involving pedestrians spike at this time of year. On […]

Hyundai recalls 74,000 cars in Canada and U.S.; sunroofs can fly into traffic

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2654″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Hyundai is recalling more than 74,000 midsize cars in Canada and the U.S. due to the possibility for panoramic glass sunroofs to come loose and fly into traffic. The recall […]

Transport Canada warns some Ram pickups at risk of fire from alternator short

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2639″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for about 10,000 Ram pickup trucks and other Fiat Chrysler vehicles that are at increased risk of stalling or fire in the […]

IBC reminds consumers to safeguard their online cyber identity

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2583″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding consumers that safeguarding your identity can help prevent insurance fraud. “If your personal information is stolen, […]

Why the risk of the ‘Big One’ in B.C. is heightened every 14 months

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2579″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] CBC News | British Columbia Roughly every 14 months, for about a two week period, seismologist Alison Bird won’t park underground. That’s because she knows the chances are higher […]

Saskatchewan ponders ways to tackle drunk driving, meets with MADD Canada

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2572″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]REGINA _ The head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada says he believes the Saskatchewan government is committed to cracking down on impaired drivers. Andrew Murie says he had a […]

Winter road and weather conditions change quickly – So should your driving

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2557″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] Road and weather conditions change quickly during winter. Drivers should be prepared to adjust their driving behaviour to match the conditions and address potential hazards. On average, each year in […]

Rich with a DUI? Your car insurance premium may not suffer

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2553″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] By ED LEEFELDT MONEYWATCH The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) launched a blistering attack on the auto insurance industry, claiming an upper-income motorist with a drunk-driving record — in most […]

Changing climate is raising forest fire risk

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2545″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]   OTTAWA _ A new government report says that by the end of this century a changing climate is expected to at least double the area burned each year […]

Insurance companies take cautious approach to driverless cars

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2539″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] Excerpted article was written By Jenny Yuen, TORONTO SUN TORONTO – Driverless cars may be the future, but insurance companies still need to assess their risk. According to predictions from American […]

Supreme Court of Canada Provides Guidance on ‘Faulty Workmanship’ Exclusions in All-Risk Insurance Policies

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1448626721900{background-color: #efefef !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_single_image image=”2533″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] On September 15, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its highly-anticipated decision inLedcor Construction Limited v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Company (“Ledcor“),1 which provides important guidance on the interpretation […]

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