Media Releases

​Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.​​

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Media Relations
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11/23/2020 | Resources | National
November 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.
10/29/2020 | Resources | National
To 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)
10/22/2020 | Resources | ab
October 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.
9/10/2020 | Resources | ab
September 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).
8/4/2020 | Resources | ab
August 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.
7/22/2020 | Resources | ab
July 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 area
7/8/2020 | Resources | ab
July 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).
6/19/2020 | Resources | ab
June 19, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the major hailstorm in Calgary and the surrounding area, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has deployed its virtual Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP) to assist affected residents.
6/15/2020 | Resources | ab
June 15, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the devastating hailstorm in southern Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing advice to help those impacted recover.
6/1/2020 | Resources | ab
June 1, 2020 (EDMONTON) – The spring flooding in Fort McMurray, Alberta, caused over $228 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ)
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