Public auto insurance, is a government owned and operated system of automobile insurance operated in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec. These entities are run very successfully as not for profit. According to studies by the Consumers' Association of Canada, rates charged for auto insurance in these four provinces are lower than in provinces that use a private auto insurance ...more »
The Ontario Insurance Policy, the Insurance Providers and the Insurance Regulators are corrupt. Screwing hard working Canadians out of their rights, their property and their cash. Ontarians are being under-quoted on the value of their car following an accident so their insurance carriers don't have to pay full value for the vehicle or repair it. In the Ontario Automobile Policy, insurers claim the replace means to ...more »
The insurance industry has identified massive fraud involving the treatment of injuries from car accidents as a major contributor to higher-than-necessary auto insurance rates. Such fraud involves physio clinics, chiropractic clinics, or other medical service providers. Our provincial government proposes to address this fraud by licensing such clinics. Instead, I suggest converting all such clinics from private, for-profit ...more »
It works in Manitoba and has for decades. Much easier to control rates and income is generated for roads and public transit.
Driving is a necessity in North America. It is a right! No one should not be able to drive because they cannot afford auto insurance. Also I believe that auto insurance should be reduced for college and university students, since it is very hard for them the earn money while in school. Also public transit should be free for students or subsidized more.
The NDP speak of windfall profits in the auto insurance sector following the 2010 reforms. While claims costs have been reduced, windfall profits do not exist and the NDP have done nothing to substantiate their allegations of these profits. Their position is irresponsible and fails to identify any of the steps required to move forward on existing reform issues. The mandated rate reductions are not sustainable based on ...more »