Is It Time For Mandatory Seatbelts On Buses?

On April 6th 2018, 16 people were killed and 13 were injured when a coach bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos minor hockey team collided with a semi-truck trailer near Armley, Saskatchewan. The unspeakable tragedy sparked Canada-wide discussions about highway safety, transportation standards, and what steps must be taken to protect Canadians. Families of the Humboldt …

Alberta’s Minor Injury Settlement Cap Raised For 2019

In accordance with the Minor Injury Regulation issued under Alberta’s Insurance Act, the maximum amount available for pain and suffering due to minor injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident has been raised 2.4% to $5,202, effective 1 January 2019. Why Are Minor Injuries Capped in Alberta? Minor injuries in Alberta are capped as a direct result of …