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9/11/2020 | Resources | bc
September 11, 2020 - The Insurance ICBC has seen hundreds of millions in savings from reduced claims costs due to COVID-19, yet the crown insurer still refuses to return anything to British Columbians struggling economically through the pandemic.
8/31/2020 | Resources | bc
August 31, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Despite charging the highest auto insurance premiums in the country, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) continues to be a financial dumpster fire that both drivers and taxpayers simply cannot afford.
7/30/2020 | Resources | bc
July 30, 2020 (VANCOUVER) -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, private insurers across the country have returned an average of approximately $280 per driver in auto insurance premium relief, as of June 30.
7/7/2020 | Resources | bc
July 7, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) published an open letter to British Columbia Premier John Horgan, outlining the auto insurance industry’s concern with Bill 11...
6/23/2020 | Resources | bc
June 23, 2020 (VANCOUVER) –Today, the Government of British Columbia (BC) introduced legislation that would bring about significant reforms to how stratas in the province are managed
5/28/2020 | Resources | bc
May 28, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – The storm that hit British Columbia (BC) January 31 caused over $42 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
5/14/2020 | Resources | bc
May 14, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced that it will not be offering any meaningful relief to drivers.
4/13/2020 | Resources | National
April 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.
4/8/2020 | Resources | National
April 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
3/19/2020 | Resources | National
March 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.
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