British Columbia is the last remaining province in Canada, including the Yukon, to modernize its wrongful death legislation to provide a modern standard of human value, dignity, and protection under the law.Read Article
Our ‘Coles Notes’ on the 2017 report by University of Ottawa Economics Professor Rose Anne Devlin ‘Comparing Insurance Across Canada’ which provides a detailed analysis of auto insurances regimes in our country.Read Article
No-Fault May be the Most Discriminatory Piece of Legislation Ever Proposed in BC… And it’s Back Again!
British Columbians have amnesia… We fought and beat the the most discriminatory piece of proposed legislation against victim rights in BC history, the No-Fault ICBC Motor Vehicle Insurance Legislation, 23 years ago. Now it’s back, disguised under the Orwellian “doublespeak” name: “Enhanced Care Coverage”. 207 non-profit coalition organizations were against No-Fault back when the fight started in 1996…Read Article
Mattis Bieg is from Munich Germany and served as the Society’s Campaign Coordinator in 2019. He joined the Society here in British Columbia, Canada as an unpaid volunteer intern at his own expense and passionately dedicated himself to campaigning for reforming BC’s wrongful death laws. In Mattis’ work with the Society, he wrote and had an article published by The Lawyer’s Daily titled “Seeking compensation for wrongful deaths in BC.”Read Article
No-fault motor vehicle insurance legislation will be disastrous for ensuring victim rights and access to justice for the citizens of the province. We have sent a letter to the Attorney General’s office advising both on the history of ICBC and alternative measures that would allow us to solely focus on root cause prevention of accidents in the first place.Read Article