The Public Utilities Board has been requested by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to review and report on a number of issues with respect to automobile insurance in the province, including the reasons behind increasing claims costs for private passenger vehicles and taxi operators, and options to reduce these costs. The Board has been specifically asked to examine the impact on rates and implications for claimants of introducing a monetary cap on claims for non-economic loss for minor/mild injuries or continuing with the current deductible of $2,500 or increasing the deductible.
 
 

How to Participate

You can participate in the public hearing by i) becoming an intervenor, which will give you the opportunity to present evidence and ask questions of witnesses, or ii) making a presentation to the Board during the hearing. You may also provide written comments to the Board or attend the public hearing.

Provide Comments

You may also provide your comments to the Board as below:
         • Complete a feedback form on the Board’s website here
         • Send your comments in writing:
                  Email: insurancereview@pub.nl.ca
                  Mail:  Public Utilities Board
                              Automobile Insurance Review
                              P.O. Box 21040
                              St. John’s, NL A1A 5B2
                  Fax: 709 726-9604
Contact the Consumer Advocate:
Dennis Browne, Q.C.
Email: dbrowne@bfma-law.com
Mail:  The Consumer Advocate
          Automobile Insurance Review
          Level 2, Terrace on the Square
          St. John’s, NL A1B 4S9
Tel: 709 724-3800
Fax: 709 754-3800

Attend the Hearing

Any person may attend and observe the hearing at any time.