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BC might soon give insurance discounts to drivers who disable phone communication on the roads
Posted on Aug. 21, 2017

, British Columbia's NDP government has been researching the possibility of implementing a policy that rewards safe drivers who disable their phones' communicative functions—no calling or messaging—on the roads with an insurance discount.

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IBC lauds terms of reference for Newfoundland auto insurance review
Posted on Aug. 18, 2017

Newfoundland has been making swift progress on its auto insurance review and got a nice nod of approval from IBC after releasing the terms of reference for the review.

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Peak millennials' pent-up housing demand will be difficult to satisfy, says Royal LePage study
Posted on Aug. 17, 2017

Say what you want about millennials in Canada, but the reality is that they are entering their prime home-buying years in a landscape where their demand is unlikely to be satisfied.

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Survey: most Canadians doing poor job of properly insuring belongings when they're in transit
Posted on Aug. 16, 2017

A study from Square One Insurance services has found that over 80 per cent of the people it surveyed fail to properly insure their belongings when moving to a new home.

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Allstate's usage-based auto insurance program expanding to Nova Scotia
Posted on Aug. 15, 2017

Nova Scotian drivers will soon have the opportunity to take part in a new-age insurance program that has already proven successful in both Ontario and Alberta.

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