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Ontario unveils new automobile insurance plan aimed at reducing costs, fraud

Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:50 AM | By Ian Burns

Ontario has released a plan to make automobile insurance more affordable by addressing fraud and providing better access to care, but observers say there needs to be some fundamental changes in the system to ensure it works to maximize the benefit for all consumers.

The Fair Auto Insurance Plan, announced Dec. 5, is based on recommendations made by David Marshall, Ontario's adviser on auto insurance. In a report released in April 2017, he urged “transformative changes” aimed at improving the care received by people hurt in...