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UBI – Usage Based Insurance

Usage based insurance (UBI), sometime known as telematics, is a technology that combines telecommunications and measuring. Specifically, these are devices that measure how you drive. Information such as how hard a driver breaks, or how quickly they accelerate is recorded by most vehicles. In addition to being recorded by the vehicle, there are smartphone apps […]

The 15 Cars That Owners Keep for 15 Years or More

Do you remember where you were in 2003? Jean Chretien was the Prime Minister of Canada. In Toronto Mel Lastman was our Mayor, at least for a few more months. Popular films included Love actually, Kill Bill and the critically acclaimed masterpiece The Room. Perhaps surprisingly, there are still quite a few cars on the […]

Lyft Ridesharing Launches in Toronto

Ridesharing competition in Toronto is about to grow with Lyft coming to town. Torontonians flocked to Uber even while insurance and by-laws remained a grey area for months. The City of Toronto legitimized ridesharing in 2016 by passing regulations. We’ve talk about the insurance implications of ridesharing before, so drivers are wondering how Lyft is […]

Ontario’s Most Expensive Cities for Auto Insurance in 2017

Home to six out for Canada’s ten most populous cities, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is also home to Ontario’s most expensive auto insurance. The provincial average for auto insurance is $1316, however many of the GTA’s most expensive cities far exceed that figure. Kanetix has released data on the least and most expensive auto […]

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