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B.C. strengthens programs for motorists with prohibitions for drinking and drug-affected driving

British Columbia’s Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General said on Wednesday that new regulations are in place to “clarify and toughen” the consequences of drinking and drug-affected driving in the province.

Alberta Auditor General criticizes municipal affairs department for disaster recovery program transition during 2013 floods

The Auditor General of Alberta is criticizing the province’s municipal affairs department for transitioning its disaster recovery program (DRP) while dealing with the 2013 floods in the southern portion of the province.

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More than half (51%) of Canadian respondents to a cybersecurity study have experienced an incident involving the loss or exposure of sensitive information within the last 12 months, Toronto-based IT firm Scalar Decisions Inc. said on Tuesday.

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Economical partners with MSA Research to provide sophisticated industry research to brokers in Ontario and Alberta

WATERLOO, February 3, 2016 — Economical Insurance is pleased to be the new title sponsor of the MSA Quarterly Outlook Reports that will be distributed to the members of the Insura...

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