11 10, 2019

Alberta allowing cap on auto insurance rates set by NDP to expire

October 11th, 2019|News|

The province will not renew the five-per-cent cap on increases to auto insurance implemented by the previous NDP government when it expires on Saturday. "Allowing this limitation to expire is necessary to ensure a sustainable industry that can best serve the needs of Albertans," Charlotte Taillon, who is acting as press secretary for Alberta [...]

11 02, 2019

Insurance insiders warn provincial cap on liability rates has increased number of uninsured drivers

February 11th, 2019|News|

Alberta’s introduction of a cap on the cost of liability-only vehicle insurance has insurance companies mitigating their financial risk by increasing other rates and pricing some drivers out of coverage. “The government meant well,” explained Lance Miller, CEO of Surex Insurance. “They’re trying to protect Albertans from high increasing costs in insurance. The problem was [...]

24 10, 2018

Police agencies seek improvements to Alberta’s privatized registration system to mitigate VIN cloning

October 24th, 2018|News|

Law enforcement agencies across the province are teaming up with the provincial government to find ways to prevent or, at the very least, raise more red flags when it comes to fraudulent registration of stolen vehicles in the province. Detailing the successful bust of a vehicle identification number (VIN) cloning operation in the city, auto theft unit [...]

14 08, 2018

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

August 14th, 2018|Alerts, News|

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 full-term of Minister Ceci, asking for some insurance reforms to [...]

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