Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Company Profile

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The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to BC motorists. In addition, the Corporation is responsible for driver licensing, vehicle registration and licensing. All motorists in BC are required to buy a basic package of ICBC Autoplan insurance that provides coverage for third party legal liability protection, accident benefits, underinsured motorist protection, hit-and-run and uninsured motorists protection and inverse liability.In addition to providing this basic insurance, the Corporation competes with other automobile insurance companies by offering extended third-party legal liability and other optional insurance coverage such as collision and comprehensive coverage.In setting premiums, ICBC does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex or marital status and discounts are provided based on the number of years that a driver has been claims free. The Corporation collects insurance premiums from more than 2.6 million motorists and invests these premiums to provide insurance benefits for customers and victims of crashes. We work with communities and stakeholder groups to help them take responsibility for their road safety challenges. We work with Autoplan brokers to promote safe driving through a series of programs under the umbrella name of RoadSense. We invest in a number of loss-prevention initiatives in pursuit of the financial benefits from reduced crashes, injuries and deaths.


151 West Esplanade
North Vancouver
British Columbia
V7M 3H9


Phone: (604) 661-2800
Fax: (604) 661-2896

News Articles [1328 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Nursing Steps Into the Future in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nursing in British Columbia has taken a huge step forward by becoming the first professional nursing body in Canada to amalgamate a...

InvestmentPitch Media Video Discusses THC BioMed's Initial Shipment of Adult-Use Recreational Cannabis to Province of British Columbia - Video Available on

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - October 3, 2018) - THC BioMed (CSE: THC) (OTCQB: THCBF) (FSE: TFHD), has delivered its first shipment of cannabis to the province of British Columbia,...

British Columbia files lawsuit against players in opioid industry

The Province of British Columbia in Canada has filed a lawsuit alleging opioid drug companies of marketing malpractices that led...Read More... The post British Columbia files lawsuit against players ...

British Columbia loses $1 billion a year in fossil fuel subsidies

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InvestmentPitch Media Video Discusses THC BioMed and its 3rd Cannabis Shipment to the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch - Video Available on

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - October 25, 2018) - THC BioMed (CSE: THC) (OTCQB: THCBF) (FSE: TFHD) announced its third cannabis shipment to the British Columbia Liquor Distribution...

At least one year between pregnancies reduces risks for mother and baby

(University of British Columbia) Twelve to 18 months seems to be the ideal length of time between giving birth and getting pregnant again, according to new research from the University of British Colu...

New tool developed at UBC screens online health ads for deception

(University of British Columbia) Experts at the University of British Columbia have devised a simple screening tool to evaluate if the products popping up on your newsfeed are likely to be scams.

British Columbia releases climate plan, puts biofuel at forefront

The CleanBC climate plan has been released by the government of British Columbia in Canada, which is looking to increase the  -More- 

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Changing Clinical Practice: Evaluation of Implementing Recommendations for Opportunistic Salpingectomy in British Columbia and Ontario.

The aim of the study was to explore the factors that contributed to the adoption of opportunistic salpingectomies (removal of fallopian at the time of hysterectomy or in lieu of tubal ligation) by gyn...

Patterns and history of prescription drug use among opioid-related drug overdose cases in British Columbia, Canada, 2015-2016.

British Columbia is the epicenter of the current fentanyl-related overdose crisis in Canada. Our study characterizes prescribing histories of people who had an opioid-related overdose compared to matc...

Hospitalization for mental health related ambulatory care sensitive conditions: what are the trends for First Nations in British Columbia?

Indigenous peoples globally experience a disproportionate burden of mental illness due to forced policies and practices of colonization and cultural disruption. The objective of this study was to prov...

Cohort Profile: The British Columbia Generations Project (BCGP).

Self-Perceived Poor/Fair Health, Frequent Mental Distress, and Health Insurance Status Among Working-Aged US Adults.

We examined associations of health insurance status with self-perceived poor/fair health and frequent mental distress (FMD) among working-aged US adults from 42 states and the District of Columbia usi...

Clinical Trials [294 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Study Care Versus Usual Care for Acute Mechanical Lower Back Pain

The most common work-related injury in British Columbia every year is a lower back injury. The many different treatment options that are available to workers with a back injury have often ...

IMPACCT for Kids' Care

Health insurance is important for children. Public insurance programs are available to many children, but some families report being confused about how to get and keep this insurance. Comm...

A Partnership Approach to Enhance Health Care Literacy

With the help of local focus groups, the investigators are designing and testing a website to help urban people have better access to health care through understanding their insurance opti...

Establishing the Genetic Profile of Multiple Hereditary Exostoses (HME) in Families of BC

The purpose of this study is to establish the genetic profile of families in British Columbia with HME.

Improving Cancer Patients' Insurance Choices

The goal of this research study is to find out if a decision aid (DA) created by investigators, I Can PIC, is effective in helping cancer patients make decisions about their health insuran...

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