Does the term "election waiver" apply to an insurance company?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Bell Pole Co. Ltd. v. Commonwealth Insurance Co., 1998 CanLII 6751 (BC SC):

This conclusion is supported by the decision of Roberts v. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia (1990), 45 C.C.L.I. 55 (B.C.Co.Ct.) in which Catliff J. implicitly held that election was encompassed within the terms "waiver" as used in the Insurance Act.

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