There are many factors that have contributed to increases to auto insurance premiums for Alberta drivers – from more expensive repairs due to new technology in vehicles, to auto theft, to distracted driving.

Even with all these factors, the largest contributor to increased claims costs has been the cost to settle injury claims after a collision. This means there are more lawsuits that have settled for higher amounts.

*Sources: 2021 Oliver Wyman Report (2020-2016, p. 12), 2020 Oliver Wyman Report (2015, p. 12), 2019 Oliver Wyman Report (2014, p. 11), 2018 Oliver Wyman Report (2012-2013, p. 13), 2017 Oliver Wyman Report (2011, p.24).