Ontario NDP promises to lower auto insurance rates by 40 per cent if elected

According to Cornwall Seaway News: She said the auto insurance system is broken and that a new commission would examine all possibilities for a new system, from a public, government-run one to fully private.

“Auto insurance costs are unfair in Ontario,” Horwath said. “We’ve known this for years and years and years, we have some of the lowest accident rates in the entire country and yet we have the highest auto insurance premiums. We need to fix this and we can fix this.”

Horwath would also ban the practice of different auto insurance rates based on postal codes.

“This is not a gimmick, we will work hard to change the system,” she said.

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