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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.Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba Storms Cause over $130 Million in Insured Damage9/12/2019 | Resources | ab sk mbSeptember 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).IBC Joins the GCA in Urgent Call for Adaptation9/10/2019 | Resources | NationalInsurance 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. Edmonton Hailstorm Causes $90 million in Insured Damages8/27/2019 | Resources | abAugust 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.IBC Applauds Alberta Government Investment in Flood Mitigation8/22/2019 | Resources | abAugust 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.IBC Encouraged by Alberta Government's Swift Action on Electronic Pink Slips8/12/2019 | Resources | abAugust 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. IBC Encouraged by Alberta Government's Swift Action on Electronic Pink Slips8/12/2019 | Resources | abNorthbridge’s Silvy Wright elected Chair of the Board of Directors for Insurance Bureau of Canada6/25/2019 | Resources | NationalJune 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. Options for managing the flood costs of Canada's highest risk residential properties6/18/2019 | Resources | NationalJune 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance charts a path to a resilient and low-carbon economy6/14/2019 | Resources | NationalJune 14, 2019 (OTTAWA) – As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more intense windstorms, to more frequent and widespread flooding. We are not alone.Returning home to High Level, Alberta – Insurance tips from IBC6/3/2019 | Resources | abJune 3, 2019 (EDMONTON) – Thousands of residents of High Level and surrounding areas are returning to their homes following the evacuations triggered by the Chuckegg Creek Wildfire.18550 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.