202004.16
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ICBC Licensing

In the past week we’ve received a few calls from people who are concerned that during this time of social distancing their learners motorcycle licence will expire. They have been told by whomever they spoke with at ICBC that once their permit expires they will have to restart from the beginning, regardless of where they…

202004.01
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ICBC licence renewals and payment deferrals now online

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia has announced much-needed relief for those hit by COVID-19 and subsequent job losses and financial challenges. ICBC announced on Tuesday they will be allowing driver’s licence renewals online and offering those in need the option to defer insurance payments for up to three months. The news release sent to…

202003.18
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ICBC suspends driver tests during COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in B.C., ICBC has cancelled all passenger car, motorcycle, and commercial road tests until further notice. All motorcycle, passenger and commercial road tests are cancelled for at least two weeks. “ICBC will reassess the situation in two weeks,” reads a press release issued today, “taking into account public health…

202003.18
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COVID-19 Update – EVENT CANCELLATIONS

Since last updated we have decided to CANCEL all upcoming BCCOM events until further notice. April 19, 2020 – 35th Annual Coombs Swap Meet April 26, 2020 – Classic and Vintage Swap Meet Show n Shine May 7, 2020 – 28th Annual MLA Ride

202002.19
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New ICBC scheme will discriminate against many people

As a consulting economist, I provide reports to the courts at the request of British Columbians as well as at the request of ICBC. At Discovery Economic Consulting, we take great pride in providing triers of fact with necessary evidence to assist them in making accurate awards that compensate collision victims fairly. Our reports are,…

202002.11
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BCCOM’S STANCE ON NO-FAULT INSURANCE

ICBC and the BC Government are proposing to bring no-fault auto insurance to British Columbia and have what is described as an enhanced care model, and in their own words “will see that British Colombians hurt in a crash will have access to significantly enhanced medical care and recovery benefits. Proposing to again increase wage loss payments to $1,200 per week,…

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Five things to know about ICBC’s new no-fault insurance

ROB SHAW – VANCOUVER SUN Updated: February 6, 2020 The B.C. government unveiled huge changes to the province’s auto insurance scheme on Thursday with the introduction of a new no-fault system. Five things to know about the ICBC overhaul 1. B.C. is moving to a full “no-fault” insurance model, which means in most cases you…