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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Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

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Media Relations
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Cell: 416-841-5669
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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)
5/8/2020 | Resources | ab
May 8, 2020 (EDMONTON) – As Albertans face the health and economic issues stemming from COVID-19, Alberta's property and casualty (P&C) insurers are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
5/7/2020 | Resources | ab
May 7, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the devastating floods in northern Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing advice to help flood victims navigate the insurance process.
4/13/2020 | Resources | National
April 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.
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