Albertan's Security Takes Back Seat to Minister Ceci's Political Gamesmanship

By: Lance Miller, CEO of SurexDirect.com Minister Joseph Ceci has decided to take the driver’s seat on Alberta auto insurance, ignoring all the experts of the industry and creating a perilous environment for Albertans. The insurance industry has been actively lobbying the government for the f…

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BC Overtakes Ontario With Canada's Highest Auto Insurance Premiums

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has stated that British Columbia has overtaken Ontario as Canada’s highest payers of auto insurance. Citing 2017 data from the General Insurance Statistical Agency (GISA), IBC said that BC’s average annual car insurance rate of $1680 eclipsed Ontario’s averag…

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British Columbia: Temperature & Fire Bans Soaring in July

As temperatures soar past 30C throughout most of the province, so too does the likelihood of severe wildfires in British Columbia. According to The Weather Network, there are currently no ‘’fires of note’’ burning in Canada’s western-most province. That said, fires are increasing throughout …

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Ontario Increases Penalties on Young & Novice Drivers Under the Influence

As of July 1, Ontario launched a zero tolerance policy for alcohol and drug impaired driving for young and novice drivers. The same zero tolerance policy is also in effect for commercial vehicle drivers. Under Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act (HTA), penalties for driving under the influence of …

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Alberta Increasing Trucking Regulations After Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

After a Calgary-based trucking firm was involved in the tragic bus crash that killed 16 people – and injured 13 more – associated with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team, Alberta’s Minister of Transportation said regulations in commercial truck licensing will be increased. According to The Globe a…

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