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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.


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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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10/1/2019 | Resources | National
October 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.
9/26/2019 | Resources | National
September 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation
9/25/2019 | Resources | National
September 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics.
9/12/2019 | Resources | ab sk mb
September 12, 2019 (EDMONTON) – The severe storms that hit Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba from July 13 to 15, and 30 2019 caused over $130 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
9/10/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and fairly.
8/27/2019 | Resources | ab
August 27, 2019 (EDMONTON) – The hailstorm that took place on August 2, 2019 in the Edmonton area caused an estimated $90 million in insured damages, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc.
8/22/2019 | Resources | ab
August 22, 2019 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the Alberta government for providing new funding to help protect communities in southern Alberta from the impacts of flooding.
8/12/2019 | Resources | ab
August 12, 2019 (Edmonton) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today welcomes news that the Alberta government will begin allowing drivers to use electronic pink slips as proof of insurance, effective immediately.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
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