15 07, 2019

Province embarks on farm freedom and safety consultations

July 15th, 2019|News|

EDMONTON — The provincial government is going to take a another look at farm safety legislation. The UCP government’s stance is that the previous government’s Bill 6 was passed with limited public input and in the face of strong opposition from farmers. The UCP government will repeal Bill 6 and introduce the Farm Freedom and [...]

13 06, 2019

Could Alberta wildfires impact insurance rates?

June 13th, 2019|News|

Calgary home insurance HIGH LEVEL – Thousands of people are back in their homes in High Level, but it doesn’t mean the wildfire threat to communities in northern Alberta is over, and if it gets worse, you could be paying. Canadians have seen rates increase over the years following natural disasters. With floods in eastern [...]

15 05, 2019

Roadblocks ahead for Alberta drivers trying to get insurance: industry professionals

May 15th, 2019|News|

Alberta drivers are being cautioned about a possibly bumpy road ahead when it comes to insurance coverage. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) said due in part to a five per cent cap on auto insurance rate increases implemented by the previous NDP government, insurers are being forced to make some changes. An IBC spokesperson [...]

15 04, 2019

British Columbians pay a lot more for car insurance than Albertans: Report

April 15th, 2019|News|

Editor’s note: The story has been updated to reflect the fact that the Insurance Bureau of Canada is an advocate for private insurers. The water, the weather and the whales are all things British Columbians brag about to our neighbours on the other side of the Rockies. But according to a new report, Albertans have [...]