Issues and Activities

Consumers’ Association Issues National Consumer Advisory On Auto Insurance Industry Practices

Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

August 3, 2003

 

OTTAWA, Aug. 3 /CNW/ - The Consumers' Association of Canada on July 22, 2003 asked consumers from across Canada to speak out about their experiences with auto insurance and comments have been flooding in. The Association is now reporting the first results. "It is fair to say that many consumers are very upset with auto insurance companies," said Mr. Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers Association of Canada, "and it goes far beyond the issue of rates.

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2003 Auto Insurance Rates Comparison Study - Interim Release “Regina, SK vs. St. John, NF”

Average annual auto insurance rate by province and a comparison of Annual Auto Insurance: Regina, SK vs. the median rate in St Johns, NF

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Consumers’ Association Challenges New Brunswick Government’s Position On Auto Insurance


Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

July 31, 2003

Consumers' Association Challenges New Brunswick Government's Position On Auto Insurance

OTTAWA, July 31 /CNW/ - The Consumers' Association of Canada today challenged New Brunswick's Minister of Justice, the Hon. Brad Green to provide the real story to the people of New Brunswick on auto insurance rates. "The Consumers' Association study released last Monday, which concluded that New Brunswick consumers pay exorbitant auto insurance rates compared to provinces with public auto systems, is based on over 1,500 rate quotes from the province of New Brunswick alone", said Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers Association of Canada.

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2003 Auto Insurance Rates Comparison Study - Interim Release “Lloydminster vs. Lloydminster”

Lloydminister, Alberta vs. Lloydminister, Saskatchewan - Median Annual Auto Insurance Rates

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2003 Auto Insurance Rates Comparison Study - Interim Release “20 Cities in 5 Provinces”

Consumers across Canada are very concerned about auto insurance rates. Auto insurance is a unique and complex consumer product. How much a consumer pays for an insurance policy differs significantly across Canada. 

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