Denise Paglinawan, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, August 18, 2021 3:56PM EDT The Insurance Bureau of Canada says initial estimates indicate the tornadoes that hit Barrie, Ont., and other communities last month caused $75 million in insurable damage. A set of EF-2 strength twisters hit Barrie and communities in Innisfil,
TORONTO – Ontario is making a regulatory change that will more easily allow auto insurance companies to provide breaks to their customers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The change will allow insurance companies to provide auto insurance premium rebates to consumers for up to 12 months after the emergency has
TORONTO — A group representing Canadians who spend part of the year in sunnier climes says it’s filed a legal challenge against Ontario’s decision to scrap out-of-country health insurance. The Canadian Snowbird Association says eliminating the insurance goes against one of the five pillars of the Canada Health Act: portability.
The Canadian Press Published Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:01AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:59AM EDT TORONTO – Ontario drivers can now carry electronic proof of their auto insurance on their smartphones or other devices. Finance Minister Rod Phillips says the pink paper insurance slip isn’t being eliminated
TORONTO — Ontario is moving ahead with a plan to scrap a provincial program that offers basic out-of-country travel insurance. Health Minister Christine Elliott says the Progressive Conservative government has decided to make the change after holding a six-day public consultation that ended Tuesday. The program currently covers out-of-country
TORONTO – Ontario Provincial Police are issuing a warning after arresting a man for allegedly selling fake auto insurance. They say they arrested 38-year-old Sherif Aly in February and charged him with two counts each of fraud under $5,000 and false documentation. They allege the Toronto-area man was selling
TORONTO – The Ontario government is reviewing the province’s auto insurance system in a bid to lower rates for drivers. It says it will examine practices in other jurisdictions to find ways to make improvements and introduce more competition in the system. The Progressive Conservative government also says it
The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 11, 2018 7:53AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, December 11, 2018 12:59PM EST TORONTO – A new report says choosy car thieves are setting their sights on Ford trucks and high-end SUVs as the number of automotive thefts continues to rise across the country.