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Superintendent of Insurance Bulletins and Notices

Issued in 2022

  • Notice 08-2022: Captive Insurance Implementation (PDF, 344 KB) – effective July 1, 2022 – posted June 8, 2022
    • The Captive Insurance Companies Act (CICA), the Captive Insurance Companies Regulation (CICR), the Captive Insurance Companies (Prescribed Enactments) Regulation and consequential amendments to the Insurance Enforcement and Administration Regulation (IEAR) and the Recovery of Insurance Administration Costs Regulation (RIACR), come into effect on July 1, 2022.
    • For more information, see Information for captive insurers.
  • Interpretation Bulletin 07-2022: Unlicensed Insurance (PDF, 342 KB) – effective May 31, 2022 – posted June 7, 2022
  • Notice 06-2022: Insurance Amendment Act, 2022 (PDF, 355 KB) – posted June 7, 2022
    • This Notice is to advise that the Government of Alberta has implemented statutory amendments to keep Alberta’s regulatory framework efficient and to support the growth of Alberta’s insurance industry.
    • These changes were implemented through Bill 16: Insurance Amendment Act, 2022. Bill 16 contains amendments to the Captive Insurance Companies Act (effective July 1, 2022) and Insurance Act (effective May 31, 2022).
    • For more information, see Information for captive insurers.
  • Guideline 05-2022: New Home Warranty Insurance Claims and Claims Disputes Guideline – posted June 1, 2022
    • In accordance with section 792.1 of the Insurance Act, this Guideline is to direct warranty providers (for example: insurers) on how to adjust home warranty claims and resolve home warranty claim disputes in Alberta.
  • Interpretation Bulletin 04-2022: Charitable Donations of Life Insurance (PDF, 334 KB) – posted May 27, 2022
    • In accordance with section 792.1 of the Insurance Act, this Interpretation Bulletin provides the Superintendent of Insurance’s interpretation that in certain specified circumstances, the donation of life insurance policies to bona fide charities is not trafficking in life insurance.
  • Interpretation Bulletin 03-2022: Alberta Automobile Insurance Standard Endorsement Forms Amendments (PDF, 137 KB) – posted June 1, 2022
    • In accordance with section 792.1 of the Insurance Act, this Interpretation Bulletin advises, pursuant to section 551 of the Act and effective June 1, 2022, the Superintendent of Insurance has approved amendments to 53 standard endorsement forms (SEFs).
    • Form amendments applicable to Direct Compensation for Property Damage are listed in the Superintendent’s Interpretation Bulletin 04-2021 (PDF, 402 KB).
    • See all SEFs on the Automobile Insurance page.
  • Interpretation Bulletin 02-2022: Best Terms Pricing (PDF, 411 KB) – effective March 30, 2022
    • In accordance with section 792.1 of the Insurance Act, this Bulletin notifies property insurers in Alberta that the Superintendent of Insurance has expanded the application of Superintendent of Insurance Bulletin 03-2020: Best Terms Pricing to all subscription insurance policies in Alberta. For the purposes of this Bulletin, the meaning of Best Terms Pricing (“BTP”) is the same as that defined in Bulletin 03-2020 (PDF, 424 KB).
  • Notice 01-2022: Insurance Intermediaries Amendments (PDF, 328 KB) – effective February 23, 2022
    • This Notice alerts all insurers and insurance professionals that the Insurance Act has been amended by Bill 80: the Red Tape reduction Implementation Act, 2021 (No. 2). Various Orders in Council were also passed, which amend the Insurance Agents and Adjusters Regulation (IAAR), the Certificate Expiry, Penalties and Fees Regulation (CEPFR) and the Insurance Councils Regulation (ICR).

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Issued in 2020

Issued in 2019

Issued in 2018

Issued in 2017

Issued in 2017 or earlier

All Superintendent of Insurance Bulletins and Notices are available in the Open Government Portal, including archived:

Superintendent of Insurance Enforcement Activities

To protect consumers and enhance public confidence in insurance, the Superintendent of Insurance monitors, investigates and takes appropriate regulatory action when there is non-compliance with the Insurance Act and Regulations under the Act (see Insurance legislation, orders and agreements).

Regulatory action includes Administrative Penalties, Cease and Desist Orders, Compliance Undertakings and Court Prosecutions. In all cases involving regulatory action, there will be public notification on this web page. Public information notices or news releases may be issued where it is in the public interest to do so.

Automobile Insurance Rate Board documents

For additional guidance specific to Automobile Insurance, please refer to the documents on the Automobile Insurance Rate Board website.

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Connect with the Office of the Alberta Superintendent of Insurance:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-643-2237
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-420-0752
Email: [email protected]

Address:
Alberta Superintendent of Insurance
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
Financial Sector Regulation and Policy
402 Terrace Building
9515 107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2C3

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