Your MPI insurance may go up in 2019

If you’re a car owner in Manitoba, you should expect your auto insurance to go up by an average of 1.8 per cent next year.The Public Utilities Board approved the rate increase on Monday, which is set to take affect on March 1st, 2019.But that doesn’t mean your price will necessarily go up by that much.READ MORE: MPI continues loan program for winter tiresMPI says that it will continue to base a person’s premium prices on their driving record, major vehicle class, and the make and model of their car, among other factors.The public insurer initially asked for a 2.2 per cent increase in premium rates. They were granted a 2.6 per cent increase last year.