Day: February 19, 2020

The Top Car Insurance Companies for Canadians

On September 15, 2011, J.D. Power and Associates released their annual auto insurance study. The car insurance ratings were broken down into three geographical regions: Western Canada, Atlantic & Ontario, and Quebec. The study is in its fourth year. It measures the satisfaction level of auto insurance consumers throughout the country. Overall Satisfaction The score …

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Don’t Leave Your Security to Chance: Getting Personal Auto Insurance is Essential

The term “personal car insurance” means different things to different people. Sometimes, it is used to distinguish between insurance for cars that individuals own, rather than commercial or business vehicles. In other instances, the term personal car insurance is used to differentiate coverage that is not obtained at “group” rates. The most common designation for the term, however, …

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Usage Based Auto Insurance Coverage

According to an article in Canadian Insurance Magazine, Aviva has started offering usage based insurance (UBI) products in Canada. At the moment there are only a few insurers in North America offering this protection. Besides Aviva you can also find some form of pay-as-you-go car insurance from Safeco, General Motors, Progressive, Travelers, and American Family but only …

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Non-Owned Coverage

A number of insurance companies in Canada offer coverage for people that are renting a vehicle for a short period of time. This is a popular coverage because insurance purchased from a car rental company can be quite expensive. TD Insurance and Meloche Monnex, for example, both have a “Damage to Non-Owned Automobile Coverage” that includes comprehensive and …

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You Need Auto Liability Insurance in Canada: It’s the Law

Auto insurance policies provide loss protection in various levels and types. Some forms of auto insurance coverage are optional; one type of auto insurance coverage is required by law for Canadian drivers: liability auto insurance. What is Auto Liability Insurance? As the name implies, this type of coverage shields you from financial liability against others’ claims …

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Places to Learn About Auto Insurance Law in Canada

Alberta The Government of Alberta has a website that includes the Insurance Act and Regulations for that province. On July 1, 2012 changes were made to the Alberta Insurance Act. You can find out about those changes by clicking here. For more external resources click on the following links: Insurance ActInsurance Amendment Act (2008) This page has links to …

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