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​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.


​​To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Andrew McGrathManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Cell: 416-550-9062Email: amcgrath@ibc.caCaroline PhémiusMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-1563 ext. 2232Cell: 514-953-0828Email: cphemius@bac-quebec.qc.ca  For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​


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12/5/2017 | Resources | ab
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles in Canada. Once again, older Ford trucks are the most commonly stolen vehicles in Alberta.
11/15/2017 | Resources | National
Last spring, thousands of Canadians were flooded nation-wide and many lost their homes and much of their life savings as a result. Severe weather events are increasing in both frequency and intensity as a result of our changing climate.
9/13/2017 | Resources | National
​September 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers.
7/17/2017 | Resources | ab
Insurance Bureau of Canada reports a severe storm that swept through central Alberta during the third week of June has resulted in more than $30 million in insured damage according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
6/27/2017 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Kenn Lalonde to serve as Chair of the Board. Mr. Lalonde is President and CEO of TD Insurance. He has also served on IBC’s Board of Directors as Deputy Chair.
6/21/2017 | Resources | ab
​June 21, 2017 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents in the Red Deer, Alberta area to follow the direction of local authorities in the aftermath of high winds and severe storms.
3/22/2017 | Resources | National
March 22, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Today, the Government of Canada tabled the 2017 Federal Budget and dedicated significant funds to protect Canadians and their communities from the ravages of natural disasters. ​
3/13/2017 | Resources | National
​March 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.
3/10/2017 | Resources | National
March 9, 2017 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is highlighting that everyone can play a role in limiting the personal and financial costs of auto insurance fraud.
3/1/2017 | Resources | National
​February 28, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the National Research Council (NRC) decision to update Canada’s building codes to reflect the realities of climate change.
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