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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Western Canada Winter Storms Cause $134 Million in Insured Damage2/19/2021 | Resources | bc ab skFebruary 19, 2021 (EDMONTON) – Two January winter storms in Western Canada caused over $134 million in insured damage, based on surveys from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Severe Weather Caused $2.4 Billion in Insured Damage in 20201/18/2021 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to insurers and taxpayers.Canadian cars at risk by air, land and sea - Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Annual Top 10 List Shows New Trends12/2/2020 | Resources | NationalDecember 2, 2020 (TORONTO) – Electronic theft from your own driveway, high-end vehicles stolen for shipment overseas, and the growing trend of street racing...Insurers Partner With Federal And Provincial Governments To Ensure All Canadians Are Protected From Flooding11/23/2020 | Resources | NationalNovember 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the creation of the Task Force on High Risk Residential Flood Insurance and Strategic Relocation. Insurers stepping up to help small businesses in Ontario10/29/2020 | Resources | NationalTo help struggling small businesses in Ontario secure insurance amidst the economic challenges the COVD-19 pandemic has created, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is announcing the launch of a new Business Insurance Action Team (BIAT)Calgary Hailstorm Recovery Continues: Alberta’s Insurers Focusing on Supporting Affected Residents10/22/2020 | Resources | abOctober 22, 2020 (EDMONTON) – In a year where four catastrophic severe weather events hit Alberta hard over the spring and summer months, insurers continue to be on the ground, helping people recover. Alberta’s Insured Natural Catastrophe Almost $2 billion9/10/2020 | Resources | abSeptember 10, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Four events from April to August brought the insured damage total for natural catastrophes in the province to $2 billion, based on surveys from to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Insured Damage for Fort McMurray Flood Rises to $522 Million8/4/2020 | Resources | abAugust 4, 2020 (EDMONTON) – An update from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) shows that the damage from the April flood in Fort McMurray, Alta., is greater than originally stated.Insurers Supporting Albertans through Hailstorm Recovery7/22/2020 | Resources | abJuly 22, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Today, Celyeste Power, Vice-President, Western, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement concerning the hailstorm recovery in Calgary, Airdrie, Rocky View County and surrounding areaInsurers to pay a record $1.2 billion to Albertans recovering from Calgary hailstorm7/8/2020 | Resources | abJuly 8, 2020 (EDMONTON) – The hail, rain and windstorm that hit Calgary, Airdrie, Rocky View County and the surrounding area on June 13 caused almost $1.2 billion in insured damages, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).21450 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase the understanding of breaking and current news regarding home, auto and business insurance. IBC produces regular opinion and editorial content (op-eds) for the media.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.